Centre Manager – headspace Mackay

  • Join a leading health and wellbeing provider assisting communities in Northern Queensland
  • Operational management of the headspace centre in Mackay and additional satellites
  • Lead a passionate team of clinical staff and administrative officers

Northern Australia Primary Health Ltd (NAPHL) is a leading provider of mental health and allied health services in Northern Queensland with offices located in Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Charters Towers, Thursday Island and Ingham.  They are passionate about helping people by providing a large range of health and welling programs and services to local communities in Northern Queensland.

Reporting to the Director, Mental Health, the position of Centre Manager- Headspace will lead, develop, implement, oversee and manage the clinical and administrative operations and future growth and development of the headspace centre based in Mackay in addition to assisting with the establishment of two new satellites.

Based in Mackay this role will require regular travel to the other satellites and will manage all aspects of the business administration of the service, maintain a financially viable practice and an efficient, effective, safe and productive working environment. 

Key responsibilities will be to communicate, promote and progress the vision and strategic plan of Headspace amongst consortium partners and the broader community.  Manage the funding agreement deliverables, review the Headspace budget and oversee completion and submission of reporting requirements.  You will oversee the Community Development Team which delivers community awareness and support activities and oversee recruitment, human resources and manage employee performance and development.  Working closely with the Clinical Lead, you will ensure a safe and effective clinical service provision within the centre and ensure compliance with service agreements and associated budgets.

To be considered for this opportunity you will have:

  • Relevant sector qualifications in an appropriate mental health field with current registration or membership with an approved professional body. 
  • You will be experienced and have a strong knowledge of the National Standards for Mental Health Services. 
  • Significant leadership and management skills to provide direction, support and coaching, with overall clinical supervision of the service delivery team.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills and proven stakeholder engagement experience.
  • Advanced clinical mental health knowledge and experience working with young people and their families.
  • An ability to anticipate and manage risk and identify and resolve complex and conceptual issues, making effective judgements under pressure. 
  • Experience developing and implementing policy, strategy, standards and clinical governance as well as working with state and national platforms to provide critical analysis and advice.

To be considered for this rewarding opportunity, please submit your resume and a two-page cover letter (Word format).  For confidential enquiries, contact  Robyn Titmus or Leanne Nunan at OnTalent on 07 3305 5800.   

For more information contact:

Phone: (07) 3305 5800