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State Director, Drug and Alcohol Services SA

Apply now Job no: 645867
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Executive

  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Drug and Alcohol Services SA
  • Classification: SAES-Level1 - Full Time / Term Contract (up to 5 years)

Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) is a statewide health service under the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.  The State Director DASSA is responsible for the management and monitoring of all aspects of tobacco, alcohol and other drug policy development and implementation, including the provision of independent specialist and strategic policy advice to the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse through the Department for Health and Ageing’s Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive, as well as the Chief Executive Officer, Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN).  DASSA's strategic intention is the prevention and management of drug-related issues South Australia.

DASSA in partnership with South Australia Police leads the implementation of South Australian Alcohol and Other Drug Strategy 2017-2021. DASSA also has responsibility for administering the Tobacco Products Regulations Act 1991 and works in partnership with a range of government agencies to help implement the South Australian Tobacco Control Strategy 2017-2020.

The State Director represents SA Health at appropriate inter-government meetings and manages SA Health’s involvement in all specialist committees (National and State) established to address licit and illicit drug related matters.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 645867

Download File 645867 - State Director, Drug and Alcohol Services SA - Job Pack.pdf

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