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Service Manager - LikeMind - Wagga Wagga


About Us:

We are leaders in mental health service delivery, specialising in working with adults and young people, and in early childhood intervention.

Stride is a name that expresses our ambition — it’s a name that’s purposeful and shows awareness of the important role we play in the recovery journey.

As we embark on our next stage, join us to make a difference. We're here to Stride. 

About our service:

The LikeMind service is a mental health initiative funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. Stride is the lead agency of LikeMind in Orange and Wagga Wagga.

In partnership with local health and community Organisations, LikeMind aims to improve access to care for adults with mental health concerns across four core streams (mental health, primary health, drug and alcohol, and vocational/psychosocial). 

About the role:

  • The Service Manager has a pivotal role in the overall leadership, operational and clinical management of the service.
  • Responsibilities range from service development, to improvement and management of internal processes, to development of innovative projects involving internal and external partnerships, together with clinical oversight and financial and operational management of the service.
  • Leads and manages the mental health care team at LikeMind to deliver effective and sustainable recovery oriented mental health services to people with mental health issues and their families/significant others


  • Must have General AHPRA registration as a Psychologist / Mental Health Nurse / Occupational Therapist or a Social Worker with AASW registration/eligibility
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a health/mental health and/or multidisciplinary community health service
  • Knowledge, experience, understanding and passion for the health and welfare issues affecting people with mental health issues
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing, staff to ensure quality clinical practices including the implementation of individual assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow up, multidisciplinary consultation and liaison with referring agents
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in particular with people with mental health issues and their families and also in relation to clinical and non-clinical staff and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the rationale, principles and evidence for integrated service delivery models for mental health consumers
  • Proficiency in use of computer and Microsoft office
  • Must be eligible to apply/currently hold a WWCC
  • Must hold/be willing to apply for NDIS worker screening clearance 
  • Driver's License

On offer:

  • Based in Wagga Wagga
  • Full-time & Permanent
  • Excellent base salary plus superannuation
  • Salary packaging options (up to $15,899 tax free!!)
  • Meals and entertainment allowance of up to $2,650!!
  • Leave loading at 17.5%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Stride Rewards – access to discounts from 100s of retailers (fashion, food and fitness)
  • One paid wellbeing leave day per year
  • Purchase up to 5 additional leave days in a 12 month period (pro rata entitlement if part-time)
  • Excellent training & career development 

Apply now!

To apply please submit your application via the Apply Now button.

Please complete the online application form, and attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role. 

Applications will be viewed and actioned upon receipt.

Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for some positions (in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students). As part of the recruitment process Stride requests evidence of vaccination status (in accordance with privacy principles) to ensure compliance with all government orders and directives.  

Stride is an inclusive workplace and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds in order to enhance the depth of cultural diversity and insight within our workforce.

This includes but is not limited to people with a lived-experience of mental health recovery, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities.

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