First listed on: 10 February 2020

District Manager Allied and Community Health

Employment Type
Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Health Service Management
Remuneration$127,384 - $152,407 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ148163

The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,099, employing over 800 staff across 10 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.

To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness Respect, and Empowerment.

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What you'll be doing

Provide strategic advice, direction and support for Community and Allied Services across the LHD.  Lead, direct and manage the operations of the Broken Hill Health Service Community and Allied Health teams.

Skills and Knowledge

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications and proven record of management in a senior capacity in the health system with at least 5 year’s experience in Primary Community Care and/or Allied Health.
  2. Demonstrated high level leadership, communication and negotiation skills and experience in developing partnerships and working successfully with a range of stakeholders (internal and external).
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contemporary Acute Health Care and Primary Community Health Care including relevant State and National policy directions.
  4. Demonstrated ability in motivating and managing change, including skills in the implementation of recommendations from service reviews, audits or evaluations.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with quality improvement principles and practices, and knowledge and experience with accreditation processes.
  6. Ability to apply superior planning skills to coordinating and implementing long term strategic and business plans and major projects.
  7. Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and analyse potential problems at an organisational level and implement solutions, including through delegation.
  8. Current drivers licence and willingness to travel.

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Applications Close: 17/2/2020

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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