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Director of Clinical Services - Addiction Medicine

Provide executive and clinical leadership to enhance and excel in the delivery of mental health and drug and alcohol services across WA

  • Lead innovation and change
  • Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM) essential
  • Work in partnership for better mental health outcomes
The Position
The Director of Clinical Services will provide executive and clinical leadership to drug and alcohol services. In liaison with the Director of Operations, you will ensure the effective clinical management of services and the workforce inclusive of 10 x Addiction Medicine Consultants, a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, the Director of Nursing, a Senior Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Pharmacist, a Senior Social Worker and additional management staff. 

This is an exciting, hands-on, leadership role – in this position, you will lead innovation and change and provide specialist medical advice on the development and delivery of services for people with alcohol and other drug related problems. You will support the development and implementation of sound clinical governance and risk management processes and oversee medical education and clinical research activities.

The Health Service
This service was established in 2010 and provides a range of treatment services for people experiencing problems associated with their alcohol and other drug use, as well as support for families. The aim of the service is to strengthen and better integrate the State's network of services relating to the prevention, treatment, professional education and training and research activities in the drug and alcohol and mental health sectors.

The Location
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and has more hours of sunshine than any other Australian capital city. The Mediterranean climate means that Perth enjoys mild winters, warm to hot summers, and blue skies for most of the year.

The city sits on the Swan River and beneath the botanical Kings Park. With all the sunny weather, people spend time outdoors swimming, sailing, waterskiing, fishing, cycling, walking and running – especially around the Swan River.

Essential Criteria
This leadership opportunity will suit a highly motivated applicant that possesses Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine (FAChAM). To be successful in applying for this position you must also be eligible for specialist registration with AHPRA. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

If you are ready for the challenge of an exciting management opportunity in metro WA contact Michael for a confidential discussion to find out more.

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