Health Services Planner (Alcohol and Other Drugs)
Odyssey House Victoria (OHV) and Uniting Care ReGen (ReGen) have been contracted by the Victorian Department of Health to operate a range of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment services across the north and west metropolitan areas of Melbourne. These services will operate in partnership with a range of other community service organisations to best meet the needs of vulnerable people and families needing support.
We are seeking a Health Services Planner to ensure a consistent, comprehensive and integrated catchment-wide response to alcohol and other drug issues is achieved and targeted to those most in need. Through consultations, data analysis, and relationships with a range of stakeholders including Service Users, General Practice, Mental Health, Child and Family services, and local government, this position’s key purpose is to develop local strategies to improve the coordination of, and access to, AOD services. It will also help to develop new responses to unmet and priority needs within the community.
This newly created position is a great opportunity for a highly experienced and motivated planning professional to make a difference to local communities.
The successful applicant will have excellent stakeholder relationship skills, technical skills in planning, relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in a similar or related role. Extensive and current knowledge and understanding of state-wide directions in AOD services reform, policy, planning, funding and delivery will be essential.
A salary in the range of $70,000 to $85,000 plus superannuation and a fully maintained vehicle is negotiable depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Attractive salary packaging is also available. To attract the right candidate, we will also consider flexible and part time work options, together with an attractive remuneration package.
The position description and link to apply is located at www.odyssey.org.au/jobs/
Applications close at COB, Monday 22nd September, and need to address the key selection criteria in a cover letter addressed to the Executive Manager, Odyssey Institute & Community Services.
All applications will be dealt with in strict confidence. For further information, please contact Neos Zavrou on 9420 7651.