Position Details
Reference Number 31697
Position Title HIP Community Services Team Leader
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital, Western Health, Williamstown Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Western Health’s Community Services Leadership Team is seeking an experienced Health Care Professional to lead, manage and support the newly formed HIP (Health Independence Program) Community Services Team.

  • Full Time Ongoing role
  • Management Award Salary Structure (Negotiable)

We are seeking applicants who are passionate about integrated care, patient flow, community based services and have experience and qualifications to lead change and ensure the delivery of person centred, evidenced based Best Care. The Team Leader will provide the day to day management of the multidisciplinary staff in the HIP Community Services Team.   The position will suit a person who is looking for a new challenge, enjoys working in a changing and fast paced environment and is committed to providing best patient care.

To be successful in this role we are looking for a leader with the following skills and experience:

  • Adaptability to work in an innovative and changing environment
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Experience in delivering results in specified timeframes
  • A commitment to the delivery of Best Care to our patients
  • Willingness to work across silos of care to deliver best care
  • Has held a Leadership role in a health related field
  • Previous experiencing in the management of staff working across a matrix arrangement
  • The management of complex rosters, budgets, leadership tasks such as staff supervision, completion of performance appraisals

If this role sounds like something that you would like to explore please call to discuss this as a future career opportunity. 

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Culture

At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Registered Nurse Division 1 or Allied Health Professional
Essential: Community and Acute based clinical experience
Essential: Senior leadership experience
Essential: Evidence of ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Demonstrated capacity to function independently
Essential: Demonstrated ability and commitment to work as an effective member of a team
Essential: Demonstrated understanding of Victorian Health Care System
Essential: Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
Essential: Willingness to work across silos of care to deliver best care
Essential: Previous experiencing in the management of staff working across a matrix arrangement
Essential: Experience in the management of complex rosters, budgets, leadership tasks such as staff supervision, completion of performance appraisals,
Desirable: Post graduate qualifications or progression towards same
Contact Person Megan Slattery
Contact Number 0481918381
Alternate Contact Person Charlotte Cachia
Alternate Contact Number 0466 026 580
Closing Date 26/01/2018
Position Description HIP Community Services Team Leader Position Description.Jan 2018.docx
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