About the role
TeamHEALTH has become the leading not for profit provider of mental health services in the Top End of the Northern Territory. TeamHEALTH has provided outreach services, support and advocacy for Territorians with mental illness for over 30 years.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Adult Supports Manager provides strategic and operational leadership and management to provide increased opportunities for recovery for Adults whose lives are severely affected by mental illness. The range of supports are provided in people’s homes, centre-based and in the community. Utilising a strengths-based approach and providing intensive one to one or group support the supports delivered include capacity building, increased social and community participation, individual skills development and community access.
The Adult Supports Manager will develop and implement strategic and operational plans stemming from the organisation-wide strategic planning process. The focus of the role entails evaluating the effectiveness of services provided to ensure continuous improvement in line with best practices within the mental health sector, generation of an increased profile in the community relating to mental health awareness, to oversee the provision of supports (including within emerging NDIS supports). The role will also identify and introduce new initiatives to enhance (or extend existing supports), or remedy gaps or duplications in services.
Possessing qualifications in health, mental health, community services or relevant discipline plus five (5) years management experience, the successful applicant will have demonstrated capability to operate and think strategically displaying strong business acumen and a high level of initiative.
TeamHEALTH recognises the value of experience in all facets of life and work, and encourages individuals with a lived experience of mental illness to apply.
Applications close Tuesday 12 November 2019.
The successful applicant will be required to have a current National Police Certificate, Working with Children Clearance and NT Driver’s Licence.
TeamHEALTH offers above award conditions including 5 weeks annual leave, salary packaging and a friendly and flexible work environment. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About the organisation
TeamHEALTH is non-clinical mental health service provider and our services focus on strengths based recovery frameworks. We provide a range of recovery focused supports including residential services for people with severe and persistent mental illness, a community housing service, individual recovery and group based support, together with early intervention support and home based aged care support.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Adult Supports Manager via Pro Bono Australia.