Position Details
Reference Number 50861
Position Title Team Leader Drug & Alcohol Services
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Drug & Alcohol Services
Location Dandenong
Position Summary
  • Lead the multidisciplinary team.
  • Based in Dandenong.
  • Full Time Permanent.

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Role
Applications are invited for a dynamic and enthusiastic person to lead the multidisciplinary team to provide services for people in assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal services, youth outreach, youth supported accommodation and the Aboriginal Metropolitan Ice Partnership. Counselling includes both standard and complex presentations, forensic clients either self-referred or referred through ACSO COATS and clients identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to our Aboriginal Metropolitan Ice Partnership. This position will also maintain a counselling case load of standard and complex counselling clients meeting at least 11 courses of treatment each month.

The position is also required to monitor and liaise with SECADA Services to ensure the effective running of this consortium to the best of the positions ability. The role will also provide support to the Director Clinical Operations and other team leaders maintaining a board understanding of the needs of the service as a whole. Monthly reporting is required to the Director of Clinical Operations of operational management and financial progress to all cost centers within the responsibility of this role along with monthly and quarterly monitoring of KPI’s.

The Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, accessible, holistic health care services; using consumer feedback in its development and review.
What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a dynamic changing environment that will have future growth. You will also have access to a range of corporate benefits, including salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay and access to staff car parking.
How to Apply
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services via email - recruitment@monashhealth.org. 

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status. 

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination. You will need to provide a copy your immunisation history statement which can be accessed via My Gov.  The evidence will need to be uploaded as part of your application.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Contact Person
Debra Alexander Director Clinical Operations 0405180417 Debra.Alexander@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 10/12/2021
Position Documents
Position Description Team Leader Secada PD June 21.docx
Community Grade 4 PD attachment Community PD 20Jan 202021.pdf
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