Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC) Manager

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1370693
Closing Date: 30-Dec-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MH - PARC Manager Dec 2018.pdf (PDF, 399KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

South West Healthcare's Mental Health Services' Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC) enthusiastically invite applications for PARC Manager. We are seeking a leader from a multidisciplinary background who can lead the diverse team of mental health professionals.

PARC is a recovery orientated mental health residential facility which provides an options for people who would benefit from a short period of additional support (up to 28 days), to strengthen their biological, psychological and social well-being. 

The role is responsible for the daily operational management of the PARC and its staff, including fostering a strong partnership with MHCSS Partner Mind Australia The successful applicant should demonstrate excellent communication, leadership and management skills with a flexible and dynamic approach whilst modelling the South West Healthcare values. 

Applications are invited from the following qualified and experienced Mental Health professionals:

Registered Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse. The position has flexibility to up to full time. 

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Bateman (Associate Director Operations and Performance) on (03) 5561 9194 or email 

The successful applicant must hold a current Victoria Driver's License, Working with Children (WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 30 December 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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