- Job posted on: 26th Nov 2019
- Applications close:
The WNSW PHN is one of 31 Primary Health Networks across Australia established by the Australian Government to support frontline health services. Our focus is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of primary health care, ensuring people receive the right care in the right place at the right time. To achieve this, we work closely with general practice, Aboriginal Medical Services and other health care providers, Local Health Districts, non-government organisations and the broader community.
Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and an interest in supporting, strengthening and shaping a world-class person-centred Primary Health Care system to join our Integration and Services team as Portfolio Lead – Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol.
The Portfolio Lead is responsible for providing subject matter leadership, expertise and advice and will have the opportunity to lead the development of innovative, evidence-based service design and contribute to the ongoing review and evaluation of commissioned services.
A core component to the work of WNSW PHN is to ensure that we foster genuine consumer, community, health professional and provider engagement. The portfolio leads will work closely with all relevant stakeholders to build strong working relationships in delivering on our priorities.
WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing the health inequalities faced by Aboriginal people and communities across the region. These roles will work closely with the Aboriginal health sector to ensure that service design, delivery and evaluation is undertaken in close partnership with Aboriginal people across our region and in alignment with our Cultural Safety Framework.
The position can be based in any one of our four main offices which include Bathurst, Broken Hill, Dubbo or Orange. Financial support to assist with relocation costs may be made available.
We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a great range of benefits including: