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Integrated Mental Health Manager

Job No: 95206
Location: Normanton, QLD

Busy operational role organising and directing activities of the mental health and wellbeing workforce

Join the leaders in the provision of community-based allied and mental health, working in far north and western Queensland

Excellent remuneration circa $120,000 plus a host of benefits including relocation assistance


About North and West Remote Health (NWRH)

Leaders in the delivery of community based aged care, allied health, wellbeing, disability and outreach services in remote Australia since 1993, North and West Remote Health (NWRH) harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary health care professionals delivering comprehensive healthcare services in remote and indigenous communities across Australia.

NWRH are a stand out in service delivery through:

  • Responsiveness 
  • Community Focus 
  • Local Approach 
  • Extensive Experience  

This dynamic and evolving organisation continues to break new ground in the provision of direct health services and preventative health programs and is a leading advocate for rural and remote health care

 For further information, please visit our website.

Your new Career Awaits!

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an Integrated Mental Health Manager to join North and West Remote Health (NWRH) at Normanton, QLD on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Executive Manager - Primary Health Care and Human Resources, you will plan, organise, direct and review day-to-day operations in order to position the organisation to respond to change in both the internal and external operating environments. You will also work to integrate the Mental Health and Wellbeing workforce and services across the Primary Health Care, Aged Care and Disability programs.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Leading organisation-wide primary mental health service model design, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander models; implementation and operational oversight across sites and funded programs;
  • Providing day-to-day direction and management of Mental Health/Wellbeing programs and operations, and fulfilling funding objectives and clinical governance;
  • Ensure clinical supervision, credentialing and monitoring of mental health clinicians and workers; and
  • Monitoring and overseeing funding contracts on a monthly basis, including review and analysis of program profit and loss activities.

To be considered for this position you will have relevant tertiary qualifications in mental health or similar and current registration with the appropriate registration board or professional body. You will also have extensive mental health experience, ideally in leading primary mental health services. Post graduate management qualifications are desirable.  

Critically, you will have an awareness of Indigenous mental health issues and an understanding of what constitutes competent and culturally accepted mental health and wellbeing service provision to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regional, rural and remote communities. 

To view the full position description please click here.

For more information contact Jeremy Palmer on 0409 909 791 up until 22 December, and Dominic Sandilands on 0428 984 098 from 23 December onwards.

Why you'll love working with NWRH

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery, a new adventure or a chance to give back to the community, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution whilst gaining invaluable rural and remote healthcare experience. 

Successful candidates will receive an excellent remuneration package circa $120,000 (commensurate with skills and qualifications), plus a host of further benefits including:

  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900; 
  • Leave loading of 17.5%; 
  • Rental Subsidy; 
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and 
  • Relocation assistance.

Don't miss out on this pivotal opportunity - Apply Now!

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply

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