- Wangaratta based
- A Rare leadership opportunity within the AOD space
- Progressive workplace flexibility options that enables genuine work life balance
Gateway Health is a not-for-profit Company limited by guarantee and a registered Community Health Service under the Health Services Act 1988 (Vic).
The organisation employs over 380 staff providing a range of primary health and community services across the Ovens Murray region in North East Victoria and parts of Southern New South Wales. Gateway Health serves all people, and is committed to improving individual and population health outcomes. We will do this by providing health care and support to individuals and communities in times of need, and by actively working with our partners to address the social and environmental determinants of health.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Team Leader AOD supports the Program Manager in the effective, efficient and safe operation of a range of quality substance use programs. The role works collaboratively with the AOD leadership team to ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day management of AOD programs, including caseload allocation and work-flow management; administrative and clinical supervision; financial management; planning and reporting; partnership management and service development.
The role is part of the AOD program area which currently comprises of approximately 24 staff, with a number of new positions and projects funded and in development. It is a vibrant team with a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes for and with clients and their families.
The current suite of AOD Community Service programs includes;
- Care and Recovery
- Youth Outreach
- Pharmacotherapy – Wangaratta & MERPs
- Needle and Syringe Program
- Tertiary qualifications in health, welfare, behavioural or social sciences, or relevant equivalent studies and a minimum 3 years’ experience in the substance use, mental health, health, welfare or youth fields
- Previous experience in family domestic violence service and or willingness to be trained in Men's Behaviour Change services.
- Demonstrated experience in intake, assessment and case management
- Knowledge and experience in early intervention and prevention program services.
- The ability to work autonomously
Community Health Centre (Stand Alone Services) Social and Community Service Employees Multi Enterprise Agreement 2017
Classification Level 6
GATEWAY HEALTH CULTURE
Gateway Health promotes a learning culture that encourages innovation and initiative and recognises our staff as our greatest asset. Gateway Health is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We believe that a workforce that recognises and celebrates diversity will best meet the health and well-being needs of all people we serve within our community.
GATEWAY HEALTH BENEFITS
- Laptop, mobile phone with remote access on and offsite
- Not for Profit Salary Packaging A$15,900 tax free
- Ability to work from home + paid parental leave
- Professional development + ongoing training and support provided
- Free car parking
- Fitness Passport - a discounted workplace health and fitness program for you and your family
- Access to regular external supervision debriefing with Employee Assistance Program (EAP) support available as needed, together with Group Supervision and Wellness activities.
For a confidential chat about the position please call Maryanne Donnellan on 0428 901 863
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Gateway Health we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every selection criteria and/or qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 27th November 2022
Gateway Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We believe that a workforce that recognises and celebrates diversity will best meet the health and well-being needs of all people we serve including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; people with disability, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse people, intersex people, people experiencing health inequalities, and culturally and linguistically diverse people.
Key Selection Criteria
- Ability to behave in accordance to the Gateway Health Values of We Care, We work together, We achieve, We learn, We innovate.
- Tertiary qualifications in health, welfare, behavioural or social sciences, or relevant equivalent studies and a minimum 3 years experience in the substance use, mental health, health, welfare or youth fields.
- Certificate IV in AOD or equivalent, or willingness to undertake within the first 12 months of employment.
- Completed MARAM training and or willingness to complete within the first 6 months of employment.
- Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills with capacity to effectively lead a multidisciplinary team, including verbal and written correspondence with cross-sector initiatives and partnerships with a wide range of professional organisations and stakeholders.
- Well developed problem solving, time management and organisational skills, with proven ability to prioritise, work independently and as part of a team and with a range of partner agencies and funding bodies.
- Demonstrated skills and experience in managing and/or supervising staff, and the ability to effectively lead, coach and manage a team to achieve best quality service outcomes in a changing service environment.
- Skills, experience and demonstrated capability in service development, program implementation and evaluation, budget management and funding body reporting.
- An understanding of issues relevant to people with co-occurring mental illness and substance use problems, and knowledge of, or experience in working with high risk, marginalised or difficult to engage young people and adults.
- Highly developed skills in report writing, record keeping, and other computer skills, including use of teleconferencing applications such as Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word/typing skills) and client management systems
- Current Australian Drivers Licence or accepted International Drivers licence
- Confirmation of your right to work in Australia, Satisfactory National/International Police, and Victorian Working with Children Checks must be provided prior to commencement.
- Evidence of COVID Vaccination or Contraindication must be provided prior to commencement.