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Job Number : 27278
Type and Location : Manager / Melbourne
Listed By : Monash Health on 9 Apr 2019
Director, SECASA

About us

The South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA), is a program of Monash Health, with responsibility in the Southern and Bayside Regions of the Department of Health and Human Services for:

  • Providing and developing effective services to victim/survivors and associated people affected by sexual assault and family violence;
  • Providing and developing effective services for adolescents exhibiting sexually abusive behaviours;
  • Providing public education and professional training on sexual assault and anti-violence issues; and
  • Social planning and processes related to reducing societal violence.

These services are provided in the south-eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne, across the Mornington Peninsula, the Greater Dandenong area and Cardinia and Casey Shires.  We have a number of operational locations including Cranbourne, Dandenong, East Bentleigh, Hastings Pakenham, Rosebud, Seaford and South Yarra.  Crisis Care Units are located at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and at the Multidisciplinary Centre in Dandenong South.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager, Monash Health Community, you will be responsible for leading and managing the operations of SECASA. This includes accountability for the clinical, professional and financial performance of all areas of the service, to ensure our clients receive consistently high quality, effective and efficient care.

About you

With significant people management experience, your clinical background is likely to be in either psychology or social work.  You lead by example, you are a natural role model and you inspire your people to perform at their best every day.  In addition, you can readily demonstrate highly developed capabilities in:

  • Leading and managing inter-professional teams;
  • Designing and implementing innovative services; and
  • Rapidly building effective relationships, both internally and externally.

Your recognised clinical expertise, alongside superior communication, influencing and interpersonal skills will enhance your ability to perform well in this important role. 

Eligibility for membership of a relevant professional association and current AHPRA registration for registered professions are mandatory requirements for this role.  Postgraduate qualifications in clinical, research, public health or leadership (or working towards) will be highly regarded.

In return

You’ll be rewarded with the satisfaction that comes from the opportunity to shape and lead the continued growth of the largest Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) in Victoria.

Our public health status enables you to benefit from salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay, and you'll enjoy subsidised car parking. We’re confident that you’ll be inspired to contribute every day. 

Things you need to know

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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Contact Details
Julia Oxley- General Manager, Monash Health Community 0425 859 385

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