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Director - Aboriginal Health and Engagement - Monash Health

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About the organisation

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life. More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-east Melbourne, including seven hospitals and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About the role

This position provides strategic leadership and operational management of the Aboriginal Health and Engagement Portfolio. The unit plays a key role in supporting Monash Health to better meet the health and wellbeing needs of our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and patients and close the gap. The Director works closely with the COO, CEO and the Executive Leadership to strengthen cultural capabilities, drive development and delivery of Monash Health’s Reconciliation Action Plan and Cultural Safety Plan and build engagement relating to Aboriginal Health and wellbeing with employees, management and stakeholders.

About you

You will be an influential, interpersonal, and experienced business and service leader. You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and support for, the development of Aboriginal Health and wellbeing within a health, community, justice, or education organisation, as well as be able to facilitate, present, communicate and consult on behalf of Monash Health in any forum. This role requires a high-level of understanding of the issues relating to Aboriginal healthcare, employment, education, and culture with proven ability in working with local Aboriginal communities.

For a copy of the full job description, please email Pipeline Talent via jobs@pipelinetalent.com.au using the subject line: Director - Aboriginal Health and Engagement - Monash Health enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Selection criteria

  1. Demonstrated understanding of and support for, the development of Aboriginal Health and wellbeing within a health, community, justice, or education organisation.
  2. Understanding of the issues relating to Aboriginal Healthcare, employment, education and culture and experience working with and breaking down the barriers, as well as promoting self-determination.
  3. Demonstrated experience and effectiveness as a senior manager with a proven ability to develop strategy and translate strategic objectives into operational performance and resource management.
  4. A consultative leadership style that promotes participation, involvement, and innovative work practices. Known to foster a culture that encourages effective working relationships and commitment to high standards of service and clinical care.
  5. Excellent influencing, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, communication and consultation skills and the ability to represent Monash Health in any forum.
  6. Highly developed written skills including the ability to prepare complex, sensitive reports, papers, develop policy and contribute to the preparation o strategic and communications documents for a range of audiences.

Essential requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification(s) in a Health field (Nursing, Allied Health), Social Sciences, Business Management, or similar.
  • Post graduate qualifications in Management, Leadership or Public Health or progressing towards one of these strongly preferred

What we can offer you

  • An attractive salary and salary packaging
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing programs available to employees, their families and volunteers
  • Flexible working arrangement upon negotiation
  • On-site fitness centre at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton and attractive membership rates
  • Cost effective private health insurance cover through Monash Health partnerships with Medibank Private and HCF
  • Care for children from six months to six years in a small, nurturing environment at Kanooka Community Childcare Centre, conveniently located within the grounds of Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

How to apply

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How to get more information

For further information on the position, please contact the team at Pipeline Talent.

Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Talent Acquisition Team Leader

E: lesina@pipelinetalent.com.au | Ph: 0408 027 880

Or jobs@pipelinetalent.com.au | 02 8001 6603

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