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Director Allied Health (Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs) Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   11 views
Job Details
The role
Reporting to the Chief Allied Health Officer you will provide high level leadership and management in the initiation, development, implementation and evaluation of strategic workforce initiatives and reform in relation to complex factors impacting the health outcomes of people accessing mental health alcohol and other drug services including providing advice on alternate models and approaches in service delivery, and practice, education and training of multi-disciplinary teams, and the capability of the allied health workforce. You will also lead the development and contribute to system-level implementation of strategic changes in policy, regulation, industrial frameworks, and professional and accreditation standards to enable changes in workforce capability and capacity and models of service delivery for allied health professions working within mental health and alcohol and other drug services..
The successful person
To be successful in this role you will have a comprehensive understanding and breadth of knowledge of state, national and international mental health and alcohol and other drug issues, including allied health workforce issues, and a demonstrated understanding of the challenges and opportunities for health service delivery, workforce development, education and training in mental health and alcohol and other drug services. You will have demonstrated experience and skills in the management of diverse and/or multi-disciplinary allied health mental health and alcohol and other drug services and workforce development initiatives including high-level understanding of professional scope of practice, regulatory and policy frameworks, training, and practice requirements for the allied health professions.
In addition to this, you will have the proven ability to communicate with influence, interpersonal, negotiation and stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to cultivate productive working relationships and networks.
About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.
The Clinical Excellence Queensland (CEQ) mission is to partner with health services, clinicians, and consumers to drive measurable improvement in patient care through continual pursuit of excellence. CEQ is committed to a client-first approach. Through building strong relationships and understanding the needs and aspirations of our clients, we are best able to achieve our mission.
  • A fast-paced, challenging, and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.
Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.