The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Senior Allied Health Manager - Drug And Alcohol Services - Langton Centre

Organisation/Entity: South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Health - Allied | Health Clinician
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: REQ177137
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $125832 - $129030
Closing Date: 09/09/2020 - 11:59 PM
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Dietitian Level 6, Exercise Physiologist Level 6, Occupational Therapist Level 6, Orthoptist Level 6, Physiotherapist Level 6, Podiatrist Level 6, Social Worker Level 6, Speech Pathologist Level 6 and Senior Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: $125,832 - $132,111 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ177137

What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
The Senior Allied Health Manager, Drug and Alcohol (D&A) services will provide operational leadership and guidance and oversee a range of Allied Health models within SESLHD Drug & Alcohol Service. They will facilitate the implementation of high level clinical expertise in order to provide high quality care to patients/clients and their carers consistent with NSW Ministry of Health (MoH) and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards. The position contributes directly to the development of policy, with consideration of the strategic context.
This position has professional accountability for the Allied Health service within the SESLHD Drug & Alcohol Services facility and reports operationally to the Director Drug & Alcohol Services General Manger or delegate and has professional accountability to the SESLHD Allied Health Discipline Advisor of their discipline. 
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported . We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in an Allied Health discipline, or a fully registered psychologist, with demonstrated expertise of health policy, priorities and treatment in relation to the drug and alcohol field.
  2. Demonstrated high level management experience in a health care environment.
  3. Extensive experience in providing psychosocial services relevant to drug and alcohol patients with complex clinical presentations.
  4. Demonstrated ability to provide high level clinical support, training and supervision to professional, technical and support staff.
  5. Excellent negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders, throughout all organisational levels.
  6. Demonstrated experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and applying independent professional judgement when dealing with situations of a complex nature.
  7. Demonstrated experience of initiating, leading, completing and disseminating quality improvement, service evaluation processes and research activities.
  8. Demonstrated experience in writing reports, briefings and other correspondence.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Nicholas Lintzeris on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications Close: 9 September 2020