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Manager Wellbeing & Therapeutic Services

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 67644
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
  • Permanent, Full-time + ADO
  • Allied Health Grade 4 - Social Work, Occupational Therapy
  • Great Staff Benefits

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

Manager - Wellbeing and Therapeutic service

  • Permanent, Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Based in St Kilda Rd
  • Allied Health Grade 4 - Social Work, Occupational Therapy
  • Frequent professional development opportunities

What's in it for you

  • Regular professional supervision
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment

About us

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health is responsible for the operation of services, which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.
Our mission in AMAH is to enable people of all ages to lead their own meaningful and purposeful lives by providing innovative, compassionate, and collaborative mental health and wellbeing treatment, care and support.
The newly developed Wellbeing & Therapeutic Stream of Adult and Older Adult Services is focused on providing evidence-based therapies that build resilience and the capacity to self manage and  lead meaningful lives. This service will be integral in driving service reform and developing wellbeing and engagement capacity building across AMAH Services.

What you’ll be doing

This is a new and innovative Allied Health leadership position which will work collaboratively with consumers, carers and families to co-design the Wellbeing & Therapeutic Stream. This role will help drive service reform and implement service expansion, increase choices for our consumer and carer and help improve access to services through the provision of new service offerings and expanded hours.

About you

  • Approved tertiary qualifications and membership with either the Occupational Therapy Board or Psychology Board via AHPRA, or eligible with AASW
  • Discipline specific Post Graduate qualifications
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills
  • Australian working rights
  • Full Covid-19 and 2023 Influenza vaccination
  • Be willing to undergo a Background Check

Other benefits

  • Portable long service leave from other public health services
  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, car parking (subject to availability), onsite gym, childcare services, access to salary packaging, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Located close to public transport and cafes

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position, please contact Susanne Birks on ph: 03 9076 9888

Closing date: 11pm AEST, Friday 23rd February 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au