Published November 17, 2022
Last Modified November 17, 2022
South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
Level 2, 15 Corporate Drive, Heatherton, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
November 30, 2022

Job Description

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

Job description

  • Play a key leadership role in managing mental health and AoD services within our catchment
  • Lead the commissioning of health services through a range of initiatives to improve health outcome
  • Use your excellent relationship management skills to influence great outcomes

Lead, develop and coach a diverse team whilst maintaining excellent communication, organisation and relationship management skills. Utilise your well-established problem-solving skills in service redesign and in the development of new models of care. Flexible working arrangements and generous not-for-profit salary sacrifice options are available.


  • Full-time ongoing position available
  • Located in a modern office at Heatherton – with Flexible work arrangements available
  • Apply ASAP


With relevant Mental Health and AoD experience and tertiary qualifications, as the successful candidate you will have a strong background in the transitioning, redesigning and commissioning of health services. You will be an experienced leader with the capacity to coach, mentor and manage a diverse group of staff. Innovative, with creative flair, you are also highly analytical, conceptual, and have great problem-solving skills.

Highly knowledgeable of contemporary Mental Health and AoD issues, your relationship building and stakeholder engagement talents will result in great outcomes. Working in collaboration with our funded providers across a range of service development activities will lead to improved health outcomes for the communities in which we serve.

With a strong commitment to good governance, accurate and timely analysis of key deliverables, and compliance standards, you will be meet various reporting deadlines.

Leading SEMPHN’s Mental Health and AoD team, you will make significant contributions to ensure that SEMPHN meets our key priorities and deliverables.

Key Selection Criteria


To be successful in this fantastic opportunity you must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications ideally in Mental Health and AoD or equivalent relevant experience in Mental Health, AoD and/or Suicide Prevention sector.
  • Extensive experience and strong knowledge of the primary health industry preferable in Mental Health, AoD and/or Suicide Prevention with a knowledge of commissioning health services.
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role in health and community service sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder engagement and relational partnership management.
  • High level of interpersonal, project management and Microsoft Office skills.