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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 23075
Position Title Key Supervisor - Intensive Outpatient Program
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location PH Community Health - Frankston
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About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary

Peninsula Health currently has an opportunity for a Key Supervisor for an Intensive Alcohol and Other Drugs Outpatient Support Program. This position sits within Peninsula Health’s (PH) Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Program and is based at Frankston; however, some travel to other sites may be necessary.
The Key Supervisor, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), will lead a multi-disciplinary team to implement and deliver the intensive outpatient treatment service to individuals experiencing complex and problematic alcohol and other drugs use.
The key supervisor will be a credible and respected leader who is an outstanding communicator and possesses exceptional clinical skills. With expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), family systems, and the physiology of addiction, the key supervisor will oversee the implementation and delivery of the treatment model.
This role will ensure structural and clinical fidelity of the treatment model by:
- ensuring utilisation of the manualised treatment materials as prescribed
- monitoring consistency of scheduling and facilitation of all individual and group sessions
- ensuring collection and documentation of weekly random drug/alcohol screens
- monitoring group size; ensuring utilisation of peers as co-leaders (when appropriate) and
- ensuring active follow-up for client retention.


Key Responsibilities

• Program Management including implementation, service delivery, and program fidelity
• Becoming an expert in all components of the intensive outpatient program, including service delivery
• Coaching staff to become skilled practitioners in the treatment model
• Monitoring service delivery through direct observation and/or listening to sessions on a weekly basis to ensure adherence to fidelity
• Ensure treatment is welcoming, empathic and optimistic and, where possible, reduces stigma and shame for people and their families experiencing complex alcohol and other drug use.
• Works collaboratively with the broader multidisciplinary team to ensure the efficient, effective and responsive operation of the IOP service to ensure program model fidelity.


Essential Criteria

• Social Work: Approved degree in social work and eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
• Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the required competencies.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in leadership in a comparable role with demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to lead and manage a program and the capacity to plan work, motivate staff and monitor performance.
• Demonstrated expertise in the physiology of addiction.
• Demonstrated expertise in a range of evidence-based clinical interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing/Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Family Systems
• Proven ability to effectively work with people and families experiencing problematic alcohol and other drugs use in a respectful, compassionate and positive manner.
• Experience in advancing external partnerships, with service providers, government and other stakeholders, to enhance care pathways and build sector capacity.
• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and support to staff with a variety of roles and experience.
• Demonstrated ability to develop healthy team culture.
• Current Working with Children Check

Benefits

• Supportive and dynamic team environment
• Attractive Salary packaging available
• Flexible working environment

How to apply

To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Social Work: Approved degree in social work and eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
Essential: Certificate IV in AOD or have completed the required competencies
Essential: Minimum 5 years’ experience in leadership in a comparable role with demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to lead and manage a program and the capacity to plan work, motivate staff and monitor performance
Essential: Demonstrated expertise in the physiology of addiction
Essential: Demonstrated expertise in a range of evidence-based clinical interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing/Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Family Systems
Essential: Proven ability to effectively work with people and families experiencing problematic alcohol and other drugs use in a respectful, compassionate and positive manner
Essential: Experience in advancing external partnerships, with service providers, government and other stakeholders, to enhance care pathways and build sector capacity
Essential: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and support to staff with a variety of roles and experience
Essential: Demonstrated ability to develop healthy team culture
Essential: Current Working with Children Check
Contact Person Amy Salmon
Contact Number 0397848491
Alternate Contact Person Bel Berry
Alternate Contact Number 0397848474
Closing Date 14/06/2018
Position Description Key Supervisor Intensive Outpatient Program Matrix.pdf