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Primary Care in Schools Leads x2

Melbourne Primary Care Network
  • Lead focused initiatives to improve healthcare accessibility and outcomes for school students
  • Attractive remuneration, $85k base (pro rata) + super & salary packaging
  • Two Part-Time (30.4 hours per week), Fixed-Term roles (six-month maternity leave cover, and until December 2021)
  • Due to current restrictions, these roles will be supported to work from home

NWMPHN is working with the Victorian Department of Education and Training as the statewide PHN lead on the Doctors in Secondary Schools (DiSS) and the Enhanced Mental Health in Secondary Schools (EMHSS) programs.

We are searching for two Leads who will be responsible for the planning, implementation and monitoring of the programs within the NWMPHN region. They will provide statewide leadership through coordination and networking, capacity building, promotion, and development of school resources.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Project management support in collaboration with Victorian PHNs and external stakeholders
  • Maintaining high performing working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to deliver outcomes within commissioned services and programs
  • Development of key procedural and project documentation, including templates and guidance materials
  • Contract management and monitoring of performance against targets and deliverables

What you will need to be successful:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a health, education or related field
  • Understanding of the Australian primary health care system, including understanding of health care delivery systems and patient care approaches such as coordination of care
  • Demonstrated experience of successfully managing multi-stakeholder projects or programs, including managing project teams
  • Demonstrated capability for quality written communication, including the preparation of reports and management of contracts
  • Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, evaluation and communication skills

Who would you be working for?

We are North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), Victoria's largest independent, locally governed and run, not-for-profit PHN, dedicated to improving primary health care in our community.

PHNs have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes; and improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place, at the right time.

Please review the position descriptions for further details about the roles.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

Applicants from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.

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