First listed on: 27 January 2020

Operations Manager Shellharbour/ Shoalhaven Mental Health Service

Employment Type: 
Temporary Full Time maternity leave relief to 11/4/2021 with possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.

Position Classification: Health Manager Level 4
Remuneration: $127,384 - $152,407 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ146938

Location: Shellharbour
Closing Date: 16 February 2020

What you'll be doing

This position provides leadership, guidance, supervision and management of the Mental Health Services within the Shellharbour/Shoalhaven precinct of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Mental Health Services.  These are complex services that sit across multiple sites each service will be supported by a Health Service Manager or Nursing Unit Manager.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.           

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

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Selection Criteria:

  1. Holding relevant tertiary qualifications and/or working towards or equivalent experience.
  2. Demonstrated highly developed and effective management skills, including the proven capacity to manage multidisciplinary teams within a Mental Health setting.
  3. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of contemporary goals and priorities in mental health service delivery.
  4. Demonstrated excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Demonstrated highly developed and effective negotiation and delegation skills.
  6. Proven ability in planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of service provision.
  7. Demonstrated ability to develop, monitor and achieve optimal financial, workplace safety and quality improvement outcomes.
  8. Unrestricted Class C Driver's licence.

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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