About the RoleCome and join a leader in community health services who prides themselves in supporting communities in the Eastern region of Melbourne.This is an exciting opportunity due to an internal promotion, to join a leading community health organisation as the Manager of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services. This is a full-time, permanent position with the option of permanent part-time (0.8EFT minimum) for the right candidate. As the Alcohol and Other Drugs Manager (AOD) you will ensure the successful and effective operational management of the AOD team at AccessHC and work collaboratively to ensure the delivery of excellence in AOD treatment services to the community. This includes oversight of budgets, data collection and reporting, performance management of staff and service development as required. The AOD Manager will lead a multi- disciplined team comprising counsellors (family, youth and adult), peer support workers and nurse practitioners.With a strong understanding of clinical governance and commitment to harm minimisation and continuous quality improvement, you will ensure that the AOD program delivers trauma-informed and family-inclusive care to individuals and families with alcohol, medication and other drug concerns. Skills & ExperienceAs the successful candidate, you will have:Relevant tertiary qualifications in AOD, social work, psychology, mental health or related disciplineA minimum of 5 years' experience working in the AOD or mental health sector, with a minimum of 2 years in a leadership positionDemonstrated experience with budget management and leading a team to deliver key program deliverables/KPIsStrong leadership, analytical and problem solving skillsA commitment to continuous quality improvement and harm minimisation principles. About Access Health & CommunityAccess Health and Community are a not-for-profit registered community health organisation operating in multiple locations across Eastern Melbourne. Our services include medical, dental, allied health, child and family and community programs, in addition to our broad range of AOD and mental health services. We currently have over 300 employees and have an engaged, dynamic and active workforce. Access Health and Community has a strong reputation as an employer of choice in the Eastern region, and our team are highly regarded. Culture & BenefitsPeople love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:Generous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + meals/entertainment expenses)Professional development through our Leadership Capability Framework, which includes tailored leadership training and mentoring programs for managers and other leaders in the organisationA commitment to staff well-being, including a range of wellbeing initiatives such as a staff peer support program, Personal Resilience Plans for staff, psychological first aid training for managers, annual Wellbeing Leave Day and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Commitment to work-life balance with flexible working conditionsOpportunity to purchase additional leave or accrue additional days off (full time staff)Paid parental leave and annual leave loading To ApplyPlease submit your application here including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on our careers page for the key selection criteria, or for further information visit: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/ Applications close: COB Monday 26th September 2022Please note: Application screening and interviewing will commence as soon as applications are received.  The position may be filled prior to application closing date therefore, please don't hesitate and apply quickly. Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation.Access Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment.Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Workers Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment. Access Health and Community actively supports an inclusive culture and celebrates diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, people with lived experience of mental health and/or AOD recovery, people with diverse genders and sexualities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background.Position Description AUD Hawthorn 3122