- Job posted on: 8th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Northern Territory PHN leads the development and coordination of an equitable, comprehensive primary health care system and an engaged health workforce driven by community needs.
Special Measures: NT PHN values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the population we serve. Therefore, under a Special Measures recruitment plan, this position is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.
The Manager Aboriginal Health provides a key leadership and advisory role in supporting NT PHN’s work of improving health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory. This role will have a key focus on building and maintaining effective and collaborative partnerships and engagement with external stakeholders in Aboriginal Health and include management of a team across NT locations. The role will actively participate and provide strategic advice to Aboriginal Health advisory committees and working groups as required and will work collaboratively and effectively with leadership and all internal staff by contributing to NT PHN’s continued development and continuous improvement in the implementation of the organisation’s Reconciliation Action Plan deliverables.
This role will suit an experienced manager with excellent skills in building strong and collaborative stakeholder relationships combined with a good understanding of the primary health care sector and local/national reforms contributing to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the NT.
If you have the following skills and experience, then this may be the job for you:
NT PHN is committed to undertaking all work within a culturally inclusive, sensitive and safe framework that supports Reconciliation. The NT PHN Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan shows our commitment and dedication to embedding reconciliation initiatives into business and our everyday work.
The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT).
The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the level of the position.
Applicants are required to provide a current CV and cover letter addressing all key responsibilities and essential criteria of the role as outlined in the role description (max 4 pages) attached. For further information about the role, visit our website https://www.ntphn.org.au/position/ for the role description or call Le Smith, Executive Manager Health Commissioning on 08 8982 1037.