Acute Community Intervention Service Manager (Cranbourne and Pakenham CATT/MH HITH)
About Monash Health
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.
About Mental Health Program at Monash Health
Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million. It has an operational budget of $130 million and employs approximately 820 EFT, representing over 1000 staff.
The Program has a number of clinical units including three adult units (Casey, Dandenong and Clayton), an Early in Life Mental Health Service (comprising infant, child and adolescent and youth services), Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS), Drug and Alcohol service and Gender Dysphoria Clinic. Southern Synergy supports the Mental Health Programs with specialist research innovations. The program has Five PARCS (Prevention and Recover Care Services) which includes a specialist Women’s only PARCs, an Extended Care PARCs and Youth PARCs. The clinical service is supported by an aligned operational structure to enable the provision of high quality service through the creation of clinical-operational partnerships to support staff, patients, carers and their families, and a strong professional structure that supports the governance of health professional workforce.
About Casey Area Mental Health Service at Monash Health
The Casey Area Mental Health Service is led by an innovative and supportive leadership team seeking to provide an innovative and recovery based model of mental health care that will continue to develop with our growing community in the South East growth corridor. Teams are based in both inpatient and community sites offering collaborative care to clients experiencing mental health difficulties within our area.
About the Role
The role of ACIS Manager (previously Cranbourne and Pakenham CATT/MH HITH) is expected to provide both clinical and organizational oversight to the Cranbourne and Pakenham teams (previously CATT/Mental Health Hospital in the Home) both currently located at Casey Hospital. This multidisciplinary team provides acute and assertive community based mental health assessment and treatment for clients living in the Casey and Cardinia catchment area. The team also works closely with the Emergency Psychiatric Team (EPS) - with staff currently rotating through the EPS for planned periods of time.
The successful applicant will be expected to lead the team in partnership with the lead Psychiatrist in each area in achieving the mandated Key Performance Indicators within their financial targets and to provide clear and honest feedback to the Casey Leadership team.
Ongoing support will be provided by the Community Mental Health Services Manager in combination with any discipline specific supports required and in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Services and Unit Head Psychiatrist.
We are seeking a candidate with effective leadership, management and clinical skill to work with a supportive Senior Leadership team in supporting and continuing to develop this acute mental health service. You will demonstrate the ability to provide strong and effective clinical leadership in developing along with the local management team a service capable of providing acute recovery based care in a targeted manner to members of the Casey and Cardinia communities.
You will possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to support team development whilst guiding staff in both the provision of quality care within the financial targets and achieving the mandated Key Performance Indicators including contact hours.
You will develop a strong partnership with the Clinical Psychiatrist working with the team and support staff as a strong clinical team to provide a strong and evidence based model of care focussed on Recovery principles.
What you need:
What we offer
The Casey Mental Health Service is a supportive and well integrated team seeking to work together across all components of clinical service to achieve high levels of clinical care and support to our clients and their carers.
Managers within the area are strongly supported with an approachable leadership team who seek to invest in our staff by providing ongoing education and training as well as readily available support.
How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to .