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General Manager Clinical Governance (Vpsg6)

Department of Justice and Community Safety - Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin


At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples’ rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Great opportunity to join Corrections and Justice Services
  • Make a positive difference in keeping our community safe
  • Attractive salary between $124,033 - $165,983 + superannuation

An exciting opportunity for a General Manager Clinical Governance to join the Justice Health Unit within Corrections and Justice Services on an ongoing basis.

What does the Justice Health team do?

Justice Health is the business unit of the Department of Justice and Community Safety responsible for the delivery of health services for persons in Victorian prisons. In Victoria, health services to persons in prisons are contracted to health service providers and Justice Health contract manages the health service providers in public prisons. Justice Health sets the policy and standards for health care in all Victorian prisons and monitors and reviews the performance of health service providers. Justice Health is also responsible for facilitating an integrated approach to health service planning and service delivery, leading health prevention and promotion activities, and facilitating the release of health information to community health care providers, legal representatives and individuals.

Justice Health works in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and Corrections Victoria to also ensure the effective transition of prisoners back to the community from prison (with particular focus on the health, mental health and AOD needs) and that mental health and alcohol and drug treatment services are provided to offenders on community based orders or parole.

Youth Justice health and rehabilitation services

Justice Health is responsible for overseeing contractual and service delivery of Youth Justice health and rehabilitation services. These services include:

  • health and rehabilitation services to children and young people detained in Parkville and Malmsbury Youth Justice Precincts
  • rehabilitation services to young people residing in the community who are sentenced and under the supervision of Youth Justice on community-based orders.

What does a General Manager Clinical Governance do?

As the General Manager Clinical Governance you will be responsible for the leadership and management of a team of Clinical Governance Officers with health service performance overview responsibilities for Primary Health, Forensic Mental Health and AOD services across the public and private prison and youth justice system.

You will provide high level strategic leadership, management and coordination of activities designed to support and advance quality, safety and risk management within a clinical governance framework as it applies within contemporary, primary, forensic mental health and Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service and program provision across the Victorian prison and youth justice system.

You will also work with the Director Health Services and Clinical Governance to review clinical risk management activities and report to the Clinical Advisory Committee.

What skills should a General Manager Clinical Governance have?

As our ideal candidate, you must possess significant knowledge and experience in the application of clinical governance frameworks as they apply to complex health settings as well as demonstrated experience in driving continuous improvement in health service settings.

You will also have:

  • Significant leadership and management experience in the health system and knowledge of the Victorian health service system and its interface with other relevant service systems.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the development and management of clinical governance and quality programs within a health service.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the monitoring of health service provision.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide expert clinical advice within a challenging and complex health environment.
  • Advanced Computer Skills – advanced skill in using all Microsoft Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project), Adobe Acrobat, updating intranet / internet sites and Lotus Notes (especially calendar and email management).

To learn more about the type of skills you will need to thrive in this role, please read the position description.

What's in it for you?

You will be working for the Department of Justice and Community Safety, which is one arm of the Victorian State Government, a recognised top employer of choice nationally. All our staff work to the vision of a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

There are many advantages in working for the department, including:

A fair salary – enjoy great work conditions and salary sacrificing options.

Transparent performance framework – approach your work with confidence in how you're tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your manager.

Generous leave entitlements – provisions for many forms of leave; including personal, parental, carers, study, cultural, compassionate and sick leave.

Employee Assistance Program support – you are encouraged to use this short-term, confidential counselling service if you're experiencing emotional stress, relationship problems, conflict with others or personal issues. It is also available for financial counselling and retirement planning.

If you have any queries, please call Scott Swanwick on 03 9947 1681 or email Scott.swanwick@justice.vic.gov.au

We want to make sure all Victorians feel represented by the department's work. One of the ways we do this is by recruiting a diverse workforce – we welcome people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability and cultural background. We are also committed to the Victorian Government's promise to increase the number of veterans working in the public sector.

We're proud of our individual differences. We're proud of the many languages we speak and the stories we can share with each other. We hope you will share your story too.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff across all our roles. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm Monday 31 May 2021

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

Melbourne, VIC

Government, Defence & Emergency


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