Team Leader – Community Mental Health (Sale, VIC)

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Job description: Job Title: Community Mental Health Team Manager

Location: Sale, Victoria

Full Time

Salary $125K per annum

186 and 482 Visa on offer if eligible

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Community Mental Health Team Manager (CMHTM) will play a pivotal role in overseeing and leading all operations and clinical activities at their designated community mental health site.

This role demands advanced leadership skills to ensure the site meets its operational and clinical requirements. The CMHTM will supervise various teams and programs, including the Community Mental Health 0-25 program, Community Mental Health 26 Program, Mental Health and Police Response (MHAPR) where applicable, and other Specialist Programs and Administration staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Supervision: Effectively manage and lead the team at the community mental health site, fostering collaboration and cohesiveness among staff members.
  • Clinical Oversight: Ensure the clinical duties and support for consumers and carers are carried out efficiently, including urgent routine and acute clinical assessments, safety planning, clinical reviews, discharge planning, and the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based holistic treatment.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with Clinical Leads for the 0-25 and 26 programs, as well as Specialist and Regional Programs Managers to support a multidisciplinary approach to care.
  • Team Meetings: Lead daily site-specific team meetings to facilitate staff collaboration and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Budget and Performance Management: Monitor and manage budgets, targets, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in alignment with the goals of the Community Mental Health Service.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Operate within a trauma-informed and culturally sensitive framework to ensure the highest level of care for consumers.


  • A relevant degree in mental health or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the mental health sector.
  • Strong knowledge of clinical best practices and evidence-based treatments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Familiarity with budget management and performance monitoring.
  • Commitment to trauma-informed and culturally sensitive care.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Mental Health Act

2014, the National Standards for Mental Health Services 2010, National Standards for the

Mental Health Workforce 2013 and NSQHS standards. * Current AHPRA or relevant professional registration (Australian)

If you are a passionate leader with a strong background in mental health services and are dedicated to improving the well-being of individuals in our community, we encourage you to apply for this vital role. Join our clients team and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those who rely on our services.

How to Apply

If you are a team player, highly motivated, and passionate about making a difference in the lives of others, Dee at Carejobz wants to hear from you.

You can apply through this advert to arrange an interview with Dee.

About Carejobz Recruitment

Our team is passionate about connecting talented healthcare professionals with their dream jobs in New Zealand and Australia. Whether you are looking for your next career move or seeking a new challenge, we are here to help.

We have a wide range of job opportunities across various healthcare sectors, including aged care, mental health, disability, and nursing.

We believe that finding the right job is more than just about salary and hours. That’s why we take the time to understand what’s important to you, whether it’s work-life balance, career development, or company culture. Our goal is to help you find a role that not only matches your skills and experience but also fulfills your aspirations.

Join our community of healthcare professionals by applying today and let us help you find your dream job.

  • 186 and 482 Visa available if eligible
  • Salary $125,000K per annum
  • Relocation allowance of up to $20K

Original Job Posting date: Mon, 04 Sep 2023 22:35:13 GMT

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