Allied Health Team Leader
The Acute Mental Health Inpatient Allied Health Team Leader is an operational leadership role, with the primary function to work closely with the Program Manager to provide operational support and clinical leadership to the IPU team. The role of the Allied Health Team Leader has a specific focus on operational and clinical support of the allied health and lived experience workforce; and to provide senior clinical expertise to SAAPU leadership team in review and planning of complex care for consumers, reducing restrictive interventions, and service improvement and development.
Your new team:
The Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit (SAAPU) is a 29 bed acute mental health unit. The primary function of SAAPU is to provide treatment and support to consumers who present with acute symptoms of mental illness or distress; and where the person is unable to receive treatment and support in the community due to engagement or safety concerns. The 29 beds comprise an 8 bed Intensive Care Area (ICA) and 21 General Care Area beds (GCA or LDU). The SAAPU team is a large multidisciplinary team comprising medical, nursing, allied, peer (lived experience), administration, and environmental services staff.
Your new role:
Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:
The Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) is situated in a growth corridor where continuous development, service expansion and innovative new programs are on the rise. Working within our catchment area allows for challenging and rewarding careers, where teamwork, flexibility and achievement are apparent in everything we do. We recognise that it takes a team to run a successful service and we value and support all of our team members. Join our team and embrace the opportunity to work with consumers and carers of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.
If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.
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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.