Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Hub Manager - Dubbo & Regions

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 7 Grade 1 Remuneration: $106,421.00 - $152,407.00 pa plus super Hours Per Week: 38 Location:
Applications Close: 29 Sep 2020 - 11.59pm

Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.

About the opportunity
An exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative leadership team, providing operational and strategic direction for Mental health and Drug and Alcohol services within Dubbo and communities in North Western NSW.

Dubbo and Region Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services provide whole of age spectrum acute, non-acute and specialist mental health and drug and alcohol services covering Dubbo and the north west corridor of Western NSW Local Health District.  The Hub comprises of a number of community mental health and drug and alcohol teams and an acute inpatient unit and non-acute inpatient unit on the Dubbo Base Hospital site.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Allowances as per the relevant Award
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working
Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services - Dubbo, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website 

Dubbo has two mental health inpatient units: a ten-bed adult acute unit and a ten-bed sub-acute step-up unit, both co-located at Dubbo Health Service.

Dubbo Community Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services consists of multidisciplinary teams offering comprehensive support for adult services, older persons’ services, infant, child, youth and family services and counselling services.

Dubbo also operates an Opioid treatment facility.

Within the Dubbo region are the Wellington, Lightning Ridge and Bourke community mental health and drug and alcohol teams who provide outreach services to other rural and remote communities in the region.

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Help with your application and how you apply for the position

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the Selection Criteria as thoroughly as possible. For information regarding the Selection Criteria and guidance with the application process, pre-employment checks and categories of vaccinations required for this role, please review and also download the


Please apply for this position online by clicking ‘Apply for Job’ at the top of this advertisement.

Need more information?

Talent pool If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 18 months.

Targeted role
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
The  is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8*** or email . Alternatively, applicants can visit for more information.

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