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Oral Health Leader - cohealth


Employer: Tradewind Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Health Promotion, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 October, 2019.
Applications close: 29 November, 2019.

cohealth is one of Australia’s largest community health organisations delivering a range of health and support services across Melbourne’s CBD, norther and western suburbs. cohealth’s mission is to strengthen community and make a difference to the lives and wellbeing of people, particularly of those who experience stigma and the risk of marginalisation.

The Oral Health Cluster is one of four clusters in the Clinical and Practice Excellence Network. The position of Oral Health Leader is a continuing role with a focus on improving outcomes for the most disadvantaged communities, and sustainability leading the teams across 3 sites in Footscray, Kensington and Niddrie. With a budget of $8.9 million, the Oral Health Leader holds responsibility for the Oral Health Program and SRS Oral Health initiative at cohealth.

The Oral Health Leader enables and supports oral health professionals to operate as a high performing and effective team and, over time, will identify enhancements that strengthen the team-based, self-management approaches. The role is responsible for inspiring and enabling a resilient and professional culture based on collaboration, innovation, accountability, with a focus on quality and evidence-based practice.

Areas of accountability will include:

  • Leading the program and service delivery
  • Managing the quality of dental service provision and client focused care
  • Leading the infection control committee
  • Human resource management of the team
  • Data collection, reporting and analysis
  • Clinical governance
  • Change and transformation management

About you:

  • You will be a subject matter expert in the area of public and community dental care holding relevant health and desirably management qualifications.
  • You have an understanding of oral health services including clinical/practice governance and quality management.
  • You will have experience working with multicultural and disadvantaged communities in the community health environment.
  • You will hold comprehensive understanding of the changing public health funding environment with its capabilities and possibilities.
  • You will have a background in management of diverse and inclusive teams

What is offered:

cohealth offers a rewarding work culture that encourages personal and professional growth. They offer a competitive salary of $110k negotiable + salary sacrifice and flexible work options. Culture and values really matters along with having fun together and a supportive and approachable management team.

How to apply for this job

Forward a copy of your resume and covering letter to david.rogers@twrecruitment.com.au using the subject line: Oral Health Leader application via EthicalJobs, or for a confidential chat, call David Rogers at Tradewind Australia on 03 9088 7025.