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Research Coordinator

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

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Are you passionate about health in the communities and keen on making a real impact? South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is looking for a dedicated Research Coordinator to join our dynamic Data, Evidence, and Impact Services (DEIS) Directorate. This is your chance to be part of a mission-driven organisation dedicated to improving health outcomes for the communities in South East Melbourne.

About Us:

SEMPHN stands at the forefront as a leader, facilitator, and influencer committed to elevating primary healthcare. With a dedicated focus on serving approximately 1.6 million residents across South East Melbourne, we actively engage in population health planning, commissioning services, fostering partnerships for quality care, supporting health professionals, and driving impactful policy reform.

Job details:

  • Part-time/Full-time, 12 months with possibility of extension.
  • Hybrid working arrangements: Heatherton office and from home

The Role:

You will play a pivotal role in advancing SEMPHN's evidence-based health services by coordinating research partnerships, translating findings, reviewing proposals, and providing secretariat support. The position involves:

  • Enhance SEMPHN’s research approach and governance.
  • Manage external research proposal review and approval.
  • Coordinate and monitor SEMPHN’s research participation.
  • Coordinate the "Cardiac linkage project", a partnership between Victorian Department of Health and SEMPHN
  • Provide secretariat support to the Victoria and Tasmania Primary Health Network Alliance (VTPHNA) Research, Evaluation, and Data Senior Leadership group.
  • Collaborate with teams across the organisation to provide general research advice and support.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Management of committee agendas and other decision-making groups.
  • Writing papers in collaboration with colleagues.
  • Coordinating and maintaining industry-based research partnerships.
  • Excellent communication skills for translating complex academic findings.
  • General knowledge of grant applications and ethical approval processes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact [email protected] using the subject line: Research Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Why Join Us?

SEMPHN offers more than just a job—it's an opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects and initiatives that directly impact the health and well-being of South East Melbourne. Join us in our commitment to create opportunities for people in south east Melbourne to live their healthiest lives.


  • Generous salary packaging and leave entitlements 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Opportunities for growth and development 
  • A friendly and highly supportive work environment 

Ready to Apply?

If you’re a motivated individual with a commitment to community health, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please, provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.  

We thank you for your interest in the role and our organisation, however only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted.

A position description is attached.

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