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Team Manager – Public Intoxication Health Response (Full Time)

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-Operative – Health & Wellbeing Services now have the following vacancy based at our Mooroopna office.

  • Team Manager – Public Intoxication Health Response
  • Fixed term for 12 months – Full-time (with a possibility of extension)

Role purpose, duties and responsibilities:

The Team Manager will be responsible for clinical and operational performance of the service area.

  • You will assist the Executive Manager of Health and Wellbeing to provide outstanding and effective leadership, coordination and management of the service.
  • Will be a role model of the core values and purpose of the organisation to ensure achievement of exceptional care and outstanding outcomes.
  • Will have strong leadership and change management skills to implement and support new models of care that ensure streamlined and effective access to services, service delivery and coordinated care.
  • Supports excellence in interdisciplinary clinical practice and clinical education, and promotes the development of other nurse professionals.
  • Will possess the ability to think innovatively and strategically to meet challenges and demonstrate professional leadership to achieve all performance targets within budget and ensure the provision of high-quality patient outcomes.
  • To deliver a health-based response to Aboriginal people presenting intoxicated in public will work closely with Ambulance Victoria, Victoria Police and other stakeholders to ensure people receive culturally appropriate and safe services. The manager will be crucial to drive the formulation and finalisation of Service Guidelines in consultation with Key Stakeholders, recruit and support staff and collate data to inform progression of service delivery past the Trail period.

Skills and experience required and the following qualifications will be highly regarded :

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Addiction/ Drug & Alcohol and/or Mental Health Nursing – Preferably Masters level, or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 Nurse.
  • Registered with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA will be highly valued.
  • Project management experience will be advantageous.
  • The position requires a broad understanding of the health care system, current and future workforce directions and industrial platforms.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community including issues that have an impact on the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and young people, including intergenerational trauma.

The successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference checks and will need to provide: A National Police Check, Working with Children Check and evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination status.

What we offer you:

  • SCHADS Award – Level 8 pay point 1
  • Salary packaging of $15,900 available for Part or Full time employees
  • Superannuation with choice of fund
  • Christmas bonus day and NAIDOC day
  • CPI increases
  • Professional development opportunities and support with CPD
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Access to free and confidential Employment Assistance Program
  • Potential for relocation allowance

Next steps:

  • Please apply today and tell us why you would be the perfect fit for us!
  • To apply, you must submit a cover letter addressing elements of the Key Selection Criteria and a current resume to [email protected] or to
  • For a detail summary of the role please refer to the position description.

Application close Thursday, 18th August 2022

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Rumbalara Aboriginal Co- Operative is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

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Job Details

  • Role Category
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Location Regional Victoria
  • Job Posted 05/08/2022
  • Application Close 18/08/2022
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