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Director Clinical Services Mental Health

Job details

Location: WA
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Reference: Ad-7332
Posted: 22 days ago

Job description

  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Fly-in, fly-out and telehealth service delivery, combined with regular regional presence
  • Relocation allowance

Charterhouse Medical is seeking a highly motivated and innovative Director of Clinical Services Mental Health based in the Goldfields Region.

Flexible working arrangements available – we will consider significant flexibility in how this role is delivered, including practitioners based in Esperance or other nearby towns, opportunities for fly-in, fly-out and telehealth service delivery, combined with regular regional presence.

The Goldfields Mental Health team provide specialist mental health services to the communities of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Esperance and the rural and remote communities in the region. The Kalgoorlie Health Campus is a recently revitalised 106-bed general inpatient facility. The Goldfields Mental Health service consists of a 6 bed Mental Health Inpatient Unit in Kalgoorlie and Community Mental Health services in Kalgoorlie and Esperance for all ages. Consultation and Liaison services are provided to the entire region. The role of the Director Clinical Services Mental Health is responsible for leading the Goldfields Mental Health Service’s clinical service and governance in partnership with the Regional Manager of Mental Health.

The Director Clinical Services Mental Health serves as a key member of the regional Goldfields Mental Health Leadership Team and the Regional Safety and Quality Committee. The role also provides clinical services, as part of a multidisciplinary team providing inpatient and community mental health services, including telephone or videoconference consultations, across the Goldfields region. As a senior leader, the Director Clinical Services Mental Health ensures that the clinical care of consumers provided by WACHS Mental Health is delivered to the highest professional and ethical standards, and provides leadership, education and supervision.

Beyond the Goldfields region, this role is one of seven Clinical Director positions for WACHS mental health services across rural WA, all of which are members of the WACHS Mental Health Executive Advisory Group, which advises the WACHS Executive Director of Mental Health and WACHS Directors of Psychiatry on corporate and clinical governance, safety and quality and the strategic direction of Mental Health across rural and remote WA.

For a confidential chat please feel free to get in touch with me directly - Dean Madigan 02 9641 2492 or e-mail dean.madigan@charterhousemedical.com