Published January 17, 2023
Last Modified January 18, 2023
Ballarat Community Health
12 Lilburne Street, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
February 13, 2023

Job Description

Full-Time (1.0 FTE), Fixed Term until 30th June 2026

  • Generous Salary Packaging benefits
  • Monthly ADO option
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Great Work Environment

About Us and The Role

Ballarat Community Health (BCH) provides a broad range of services to the community of Ballarat, with outreach services delivered in the Central Highlands region and beyond. BCH is committed to operating as a values-based organisation. We seek to demonstrate these values in the way we choose to behave and interact with each other, our clients, partners and the community. Ballarat is a growing Rural City, whilst offering a Country atmosphere, it also has excellent infrastructure, communities, and affordable housing. Ballarat and surrounds has easy access to Melbourne, and Geelong and the Grampians National Parks.

Ballarat Community Health is a growing organisation with a long history of servicing our local community for over 40 years.

This is a new program and you will have the opportunity to be involved in the establishment, implementation and ongoing operation of an integrated approach to providing Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health (MH) services, improving client and carer outcomes across the Central Highlands region. BCH is the lead agency for the Regional Care Partnership (RCP) – Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health (MH) program. This is a partnership led service delivery model intended to address co-occurring and independent AOD and MH support needs across western Victoria.

Job Tasks and responsibilities

As the Manger you will establish professional working relationships with partners, develop processes and documentation relevant to the commencement of a new program and maintain integration across existing internal services and programs. Including but not limited to coordinating a regional team of treatment services to ensure that staff across partnership agencies provide consistent and quality services using agreed processes inclusive of intake, treatment, exit and evaluation. Specific responsibilities will include reporting to WVPHN on behalf of partnership agencies.

Skills and experience

  • Graduate or postgraduate AOD and/or Mental Health relevant qualifications
  • Management qualifications and or demonstrated experience in leadership, team development, operational activities and budgets
  • Minimum 5 years working within the AOD and/or MH sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work with clients with co-occurring disorders including AOD, Mental Health and Acquired Brain Injury

If you join us, you'll enjoy competitive salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements which include various leave options. We encourage our staff to take advantage of health and wellbeing initiatives and provide a supportive environment where safety comes first.

Position Description and Enquiries

To Apply visit our BCH Careers Page at

For further enquiries about this role please contact Suzanne Powell, Manager Alcohol & Other Drug Services on 03 5338 4522 or 0400 817 363 or Amanda Ford, Manager Adult Mental Health on 03 5338 0593 or 0490 040 744.

If you share our values of respect, integrity, optimism, courage, resilience - don't delay. Be part of something special. Apply now.

Applications close 13th February 2023