Published June 4, 2024
Last Modified June 6, 2024
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
June 19, 2024

Job Description

  • Full-time, ongoing position
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous salary packaging options to reduce your cohealth taxable income

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

Parkville Youth Justice Precinct (Parkville) is a 136-bed facility that accommodates children and young people aged 10 to 21 years to complete all health assessments before being transferred to Cherry Creek.

The Health Services Manager will assist the Operations Manager with the delivery of the Primary Care services at Parkville by offering clinical leadership and guidance to the team and the young people to deliver a holistic service that is responsive to need and compliant with all legislative requirements and best practice standards.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Contribute to building a high-performing workforce that is trauma informed, safety and well-being focused, outcome orientated, collaborative, professional and person centred
  • Facilitate an effective, high quality, and responsive clinical and wellbeing service in the custodial setting
  • Manage the allocation of resources, workforce and reporting structures

What cohealth offers:

  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Salary packaging to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation) alongside generous reward programs from our salary packaging providers. Find out more on salary packaging here:
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)

Our ideal candidate:

  • Unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA
  • Demonstration of clinical experience in primary health or primary mental health setting Strong understanding and experience working in a social determinants framework and in working with marginalised and disadvantaged communities

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses).

Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

Interested in this position, then Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and Cover Letter. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. This campaign will close on the mentioned date at 10.00 PM. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Sally Wilcox

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6606365.

Applications close 19 June 2024.