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Contracts Liaison Officer (Aboriginal Identified), Commissioned Services - Dubbo / Orange / Broken Hill / Bourke

Western NSW Primary Health Network
  • Full time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021 (with possibility of further extension)

About Western Health Alliance Ltd (WHAL) trading as Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) 

The WNSW PHN is one of 31 Primary Health Networks across Australia established by the Australian Government to support frontline health services. Our focus is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of primary health care, ensuring people receive the right care in the right place at the right time. To achieve this, we work closely with general practice, Aboriginal Medical Services and other health care providers, Local Health Districts, non-government organisations and the broader community.

The Role

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and an interest in supporting, strengthening and shaping a world-class person-centred Primary Health Care system to join our Integration and Services team as Contracts Liaison Officer – Commissioned Services.

The Contracts Liaison Officer - Commissioned Services is responsible for the administration and monitoring of contracts, managing contracted provider relationships and working closely with the relevant Portfolio Lead to ensure commissioned services are delivered as specified in service agreements. 

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the value of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued. These roles will work closely with relevant internal staff and commissioned services providers to facilitate the adoption and implementation of the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) Cultural Safety and Clinical Governance Frameworks. 

The position can be based in any one of the following offices: Broken Hill, Dubbo, Orange or Bourke.

WNSW PHN considers that being an Aboriginal person is a genuine occupational qualification under s14 of the Antidiscrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

While WNSWPHN recognises that there are people of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent living across the region; reference is being made as Aboriginal in recognition of Aboriginal people being the first people of NSW. 

Benefits to working with WHAL

We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a great range of benefits including:

  • Generous salary packaging options up to $18,450 per year
  • Professional development allowance and leave
  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements
  • Supportive team environment
  • Collaboration with passionate likeminded professionals
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Option to purchase an additional 2 weeks leave or cash out 2 weeks
  • Additional leave between the Christmas and New Year period
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Opportunities to be innovative
  • Free Employment Assistance Program

PLEASE NOTE: the selection criteria as outlined in the position description must be addressed as part of your application. This is an identified position in accordance with Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their Aboriginality. While WNSW PHN recognises that there are people of both Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent living across the region, reference within this document is made to Aboriginal people in recognition of Aboriginal people being the first people of NSW.

How to apply

For an outline of responsibilities, position description, selection criteria and information on how to apply, please refer to the Employment tab in the ‘About Us’ section of our website www.wnswphn.org.au/about-us/employment.

The selection criteria as outlined in the position description must be addressed as part of your application.

Applications should be submitted via email (by the closing date and time) to: hr@wnswphn.org.au, using the subject line: Contracts Liaison Officer (Aboriginal Identified), Commissioned Services application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close 11.59pm Thursday 4 June 2020.

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Beau Williams (Team Leader – Commissioned Services Contract Liaison) on 0438 086 725.

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