Regional Services Manager Mental Health Services

Outstanding leadership opportunity for a Regional Services Manager to join a growing organisation.

  • Career location pin Narre Warren
  • Career location pin Full Time

Better Place Australia has a vision of “An Australia where all people experience positive relationships, truly value each other and live safer, more confident lives”. As a community focused not-for-profit organisation with an ever-growing range of psychological and community support services, Better Place Australia is taking a leadership role in the provision of high-quality, effective services for a wide range of community groups across 25 locations in Victoria. This is an opportunity to join our expanding team of highly experienced and passionate people who want to make Australia a better place.

The Role

The successful candidate/s will report directly to the Executive Manager Mental Health Services and specific areas of accountability will include:

  • Program management spanning strategic program planning, stakeholder/funder management, program reporting and program implementation/execution
  • Clinical practice management, including provision of team leadership, clinical capacity management, clinical supervision, raising of ethical and therapeutic standards and professional development;
  • Delivery of therapeutic interventions for complex clinical cases, and;
  • Regional site operations management, including local service coordination across a multi-disciplinary team, and local administration.

Required Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for appointment, prospective candidates will require a tertiary qualification in Psychology and registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist or tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.  The appointee/s will possess demonstrable career experience in funded mental health program management together with extensive experience in delivering therapeutic interventions across a range of mental health areas.  Well-developed leadership and emotional intelligence skills are essential as is a proven ability to engage others, influence organisational culture and provide clear direction.  Experience managing a multidisciplinary team would be a distinct advantage.


Employee Benefits

Better Place Australia is serious about being an employer of choice, to back that claim we offer:

  • Generous above award salary rates
  • Salary packaging (which increases your take-home pay)
  • Additional annual leave (between Christmas and New Year)
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • An 11% superannuation contribution
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Up to 20 days family violence leave
  • Paid study leave and extensive professional development opportunities


Workplace Flexibility

Here at Better Place Australia, we embrace flexible ways of working including work from home.  We encourage you to talk to us about what flexibility might look like for you and your individual needs.


Apply Today

This role is a full-time position based out of our Narre Warren office.

Better Place Australia offers a workplace culture reflective of a vibrant, learning organisation where our people are highly engaged in their work and committed to making a difference.  As an equal opportunity employer, we aim to create an inclusive environment where differences including gender, age, culture, disability, sexuality and family and caring responsibilities are valued. We invite you to be part of a not for profit organisation that fosters a diverse workplace.

Our organisation is committed to child safety and satisfactory completion of both a Working with Children Check and National Police Check are mandatory for the preferred candidate.

Please note that pursuant to the Acting Chief Health Officer’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction (No 5), Better Place Australia requires employees to be vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 Vaccination and to provide evidence of vaccination by way of uploading a Digital Vaccination Certificate to our HRIS Information System (ConnX).  You will be provided with relevant information including compliance dates during the recruitment process

Whilst we appreciate the interest of all prospective candidates, please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Apply today!

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