Allied Health and Lived and Living Experience Workforce Inpatient Team Leader Grampians Health


Allied Health and Lived and Living Experience Workforce Inpatient Team Leader
Grade 4 Grampians Mental Health & Wellbeing Service (GMHWS) Bed-based Services
Full time
80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO

Up to $20,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation
(Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more). The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.
The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV). 
More information including job vacancies and eligibility requirements click here

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified and experienced Social Workers, Occupational Therapists or Psychologists (Clinical, Neuropsychology or Forensic) to join GMHWS as an Allied Health and Lived and Living Experience Team Leader for AH and LLEW staff in bed-based units.  The Allied Health and Lived and Living Experience Team Leader is the pivotal link between the senior leadership team, community teams, and AH and LLEW team members in bed-based service, they will plan and develop AH services within bed-based services, they will coordinate daily operational requirements of the team within their area of responsibility, and will ensure that the service provides a high quality, accessible, and  recovery-oriented treatment, and care, to people and their families that are evidence-based and best practice to enhance the person’s recovery from mental ill health.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and co-ordinate daily operational requirements of the AH & LLEW bed-based team within their area of responsibility
  • Provide operational leadership and motivate the teams in the provision of bed-based care
  • Participate in clinical governance processes which underpin the delivery of high-quality bed-based services including driving clinical and operational processes, supervision and problem solving
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholders including Community Teams, internal and external service providers

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Jacquie Evans-Barker, Psychology Discipline Lead, on 0438 844 195 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer ((or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.