Published October 13, 2020
Last Modified October 13, 2020
Uniting Victoria Tasmania
Ballarat, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
October 26, 2020

Job Description

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full time ongoing position, based in Ballarat
  • Join a dynamic service with a connected and supportive Alcohol and Others and Mental Health leadership structure

About the opportunity

Following the recent alignment of Uniting Vic.Tas.’ Tabor House Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Withdrawal Unit with our AOD & MH metro services, we offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Team Leader to join our leadership team.

The Team Leader will provide support and supervision to the team of youth residential AOD support staff and will manage the day to day operations of the youth community residential Alcohol and Other Drug withdrawal service to ensure optimal treatment outcomes for the young people accessing the program.

The role will be closely connected with our broader Uniting Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health division with significant opportunities for professional development, clinical guidance and leadership support.

The Team Leader will provide local management oversight in line with Uniting AOD clinical governance that ensures practice consistency across all of our residential AOD treatment programs.

Adhering to evidence based AOD and MH guidelines, policies and procedures, the team leader will ideally have a nursing background, and will join a network of nurses with expertise in clinical AOD nursing.

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About you

Our ideal candidate will some with experience in clinical and leadership roles with the Alcohol and Other Drugs and/or Mental Health Sectors, preferably within residential/in-patient care. Ideally you will have a background in nursing, however we will consider allied health experience including social work, psychology, occupational therapy, and similar.

You will share our values of imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold, and will be passionate about enhancing these values withing the teams you lead.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by uploading the below as a part of your application.

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

  • Adrian Webber, Senior Manager - Clinical Services Residential

Applications close

Monday, 26 October 2020

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

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