Capacity Building Coordinator (Mental Health)

Adelaide, SA |

Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Capacity Building Coordinator specialising in Primary Mental Health to join our team. This specialised role works with our commissioned mental health service providers, partners, community organisations or systems to build on their existing capabilities.

The Capacity Building Coordinator:

  • establishes and maintains effective partnerships with commissioned service providers;
  • facilitates connections and integration between commissioned service providers to influence best practice service delivery;
  • fosters a quality improvement approach to evaluation, assessment, monitoring and redesign; and
  • participates in broader mental health systems level partnerships and integration

This specialised role has a key focus on Primary Mental Health and requires an in-depth understanding of the primary mental health care sector. You will work with existing and newly commissioned service providers delivering services across a stepped care model and within the psychosocial sector- with a focus on supporting clinical and non-clinical service providers to build and sustain capabilities across the primary mental health sector.

You will be an exceptional team player with high level interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) and have significant demonstrated experience in building and influencing professional relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including primary mental health service providers, psychosocial services, community services, and government departments. An innate ability to influence and support organisations and individuals through change management will be highly regarded.

You will also have expertise and experience in critical analysis of complex issues in service delivery and service development and a working knowledge of the principles of commissioning from a primary health care perspective.

Skills and Experience:

  • Significant experience in building beneficial professional relationships with a wide range of mental health stakeholders, including health care providers, community services, and government departments.
  • High level of expertise and experience in researching and critical analysis of complex issues in human service delivery and service development.
  • Experience in change management.
  • Demonstrated experience working in tertiary and/or primary mental health care.
  • Proven track record in building beneficial professional relationships with a wide range of mental health stakeholders, including health care providers, community services, government departments, employers and the general public.
  • Extensive experience in project management of mental health projects particularly with projects involving multiple stakeholders and requiring high levels of collaboration.

How to Apply:

Visit https://adelaidephn.com.au/engage-with-us/careers/vacancies/ for a position description. Email your resume and a short (1-2 page) cover letter in response to the essential minimum capabilities and desirable characteristics, and describing your interest in the role to employment@adelaidephn.com.au.

    Starting date: 
    Monday, March 2, 2020
    Closing date: 
    Monday, March 9, 2020
    Organisation: 
    Adelaide Primary Health Network
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