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Project Coordinator - Bass Coast

Bass Coast Health
  • Project Coordinator
  • Fixed term part time
  • 0.6 FTE, 3 days per week

About Bass Coast Health

Bass Coast Health is the major public healthcare provider within the Bass Coast Shire in South Gippsland. The service has provided quality service and care for residents of the Bass Coast Shire for over 100 years. It is an integrated health service providing a range of acute, sub-acute, ancillary medical, aged and ambulatory care services. The 58 bed hospital is fully equipped to offer a broad range of specialist medical, surgical and obstetric services including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gynaecology, paediatrics, urology and rehabilitation.

Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced project coordinator to work toward long term imbedded change in our family violence response system in Bass Coast.

The Change for Sam group who initiated this project, came together following the tragic death of Samantha Fraser in Cowes in 2018. Change for Sam is led by passionate community members and a collaborative group of agencies, local community service organisations and local businesses.

The Change for Sam Steering Committee as seeking to appoint a Change for Sam Project Coordinator to continue the work of the steering committee and the implementation of its action plan, in particular to ensure the integrated delivery of all relevant services working in the family violence sector both on Phillip Island and in the Bass Coast area. The initiative seeks to make social and structural change to support the safety of all women and children in our community. The Project Coordinator will work with existing service providers to develop a more coordinated and integrated response to women and children on both Phillip Island and in Bass Coast.

Bass Coast Health are the auspice of this Family Safety Victoria funded project.

Requirements of the position are:

  • Demonstrated experience in project or organisational management, and complex systems including reporting to a management/steering committee.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining strategic relationships with a broad range of key stakeholders.
  • Well-developed liaison, communication and presentations skills, including the ability to consult and negotiate with relevant agencies
  • Capacity to use initiative, work independently and creatively as well as work as part of a team.
  • Experience working in a community-based setting.
  • Demonstrated high level written and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender equity and the drivers of family violence.
  • A relevant tertiary degree.
  • A valid Police Check

DESIRABLE: An understanding of the local response system for family violence.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation.

A position description is attached.

How to apply

Please submit all applications, which should include your resume, a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, and two referees, following instructions here.

Please direct any queries to Lisa Barham-Lomax and Operations Director Bass Coast Health on 0427 648 862.

Applications close on 7 June 2020.

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