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Executive Director - Wellness - North / Mid North Coast

Employer: North Coast Primary Health Network
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Executive & Senior Management, Health Promotion, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 08 February, 2019.
Applications close: 04 March, 2019.

Who we are:

North Coast Primary Health Network is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to improving the health of North Coast NSW communities. Primarily funded by the Australian Government, we work alongside local health care professionals, social services and hospitals to support our communities and provide solutions for gaps in our local health services.

About the role:

Join our leadership team working with our new Chief Executive officer, Julie Sturgess. We are seeking an Executive Director to build strategic partnerships and alliances with health and social service organisations for the purpose of keeping people healthy and out of hospital – promoting wellness.

You will ensure that all relevant services are aligned to the strategic goals of NCPHN and responsive to needs of the community, with a focus on:

  • Developing and implementing collaborative, innovative, cross-sector initiatives with the NNSW and MNC Local Health Districts and other key providers of primary care e.g. Aboriginal Controlled Medical Services
  • Promoting and supporting a systematic program of integrated health care at the regional level
  • Implementing key strategies in Aboriginal Health and Aged Care

About you:

You will be passionate about the health of North Coast NSW Communities; encouraging innovation and new ideas; creating an environment for the development of new approaches and creative solutions. You will also have experience in:

  • leading transformational change in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • building wide-ranging alliances and networks
  • identifying opportunities for collaboration and integration


  • Work in a superb lifestyle location
  • Work with professionals committed to improving our primary healthcare system
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on improving primary health care for people in North Coast NSW communities suffering from chronic disease

Salary Information:

  • Full time position (38 hours per week) for a maximum term up to 30 June 2023.
  • Base work location is negotiable (Ballina, Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour, or Port Macquarie)
  • Significant intra-region travel and work outside standard office hours may be a requirement of this role
  • Salary will be negotiable by way of Executive Contract commencing from $165,000 up to $175,000 per annum + super guarantee
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities to eligible employees, who are entitled to salary package up to $611.50 per fortnight ($15,899 p.a.) before tax.


Julie Sturgess, CEO on (02) 6618 5400 or 0477 723 275, or Helen Campbell, Manager People, Culture and Workforce Development on (02) 6618 5409.

How to apply for this job

Download the NCPHN employment application form - available from our Careers page.

Complete the employment application form in full, demonstrating how your experience meets each of the selection criteria in detail – for assistance, download the Fact sheet – Addressing Selection Criteria from our Careers page.

Visit our website to applyEnsure that you include your CV/resume as a separate document.

PLEASE NOTE: If your application does not include a completed NCPHN application form and does not demonstrate how your experience meets each of the selection criteria, it will be incomplete and will not be forwarded to the selection committee.

Applications close: 8am Monday 4 March 2019

Supporting materials  PD246 Executive Director - Wellness Feb 2019.pdf