Published June 26, 2019
Last Modified June 25, 2019
Odyssey House Victoria
455 Princess Highway, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
July 22, 2019

Job Description

Love      Trust      Honesty      Respect      Concern

 Manager Hope Restart Centre, Bairnsdale

  • Make a difference to people’s lives
  • Share the positive outcomes of a person’s journey to recovery
  • $95,000 - $105,000 per annum (negotiable depending upon skills, qualifications and experience) plus superannuation, salary packaging, car and leave loading
  • Consideration will be given to relocation expenses

Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At OHV we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to their family and the community.

The Hope Restart Centre is a new state-wide residential drug and rehabilitation centre operated by OHV and is located at Lucknow, near Bairnsdale, East Gippsland.

The Position

We are seeking an individual to lead and guide a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of a best practice model of Theraputic Community Care.  The Manager and the Program will be supported by a well-established quality framework ensuring best practice at all levels of the operations.

You will have a professional qualification in psychiatric nursing, psychology or social work and/or significant experience in residential drug and alcohol/mental health facility as a senior staff member. You will have a comprehensive understanding of alcohol and drug substance abuse, as well as an understanding of residential rehabilitation services.

You will also have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders including ancillary service providers and community services and groups.

The position is offered as a fixed term contract until 30 June 2023, with the possibility of extension, if funding allows.  The position will report to the Executive Manager Residential Services.

What we offer

We are committed to creating an inclusive and transparent workplace culture where our people can develop to be their very best.  We believe in giving people flexibility so they can be great at work, and at home.

OHV employees have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including 48/52 purchased leave), and health and well-being services, training and professional development opportunities.

More information

The full position description including the key selection criteira and advice on how to apply can be found at  Please note: applications will only be accepted via the Odyssey House Victoria website. Please do not apply via recruitment websites or via email.

Applications close on Monday 22 July 2019. Please remember to include your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

If you have any questions relating to the position, please contact Eric Allan on (03) 9430 1817 or 0438 229 456.

Our commitment to diversity

At OHV we value diversity and believe that a range of backgrounds brings a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that will enhance our effectiveness.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions by encouraging people with disability, Aboriginal Australians, LGBTQIA, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Safety screening

OHV is committed to child safety and is a child safe organisation. All OHV employees must undergo Police Records and Working with Children Checks.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with us.