- Job posted on: 31st Jul 2020
- Applications close:
PLEASE NOTE: This position has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.
The WNSW PHN is one of 31 Primary Health Networks across Australia established by the Australian Government to support frontline health and wellbeing 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.
Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Commissioned Services and Strategic Projects team as Project Officer – Health Services After-Hours
This position is responsible for the delivery of the Aboriginal After-Hours Mental Health Projects which are aligned with the broader National Suicide Prevention Trial.
The Project Officer – Health Services After-Hours will be required to work collaboratively with different Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) teams to leverage and apply our collective expertise to achieve service and organisational outcomes.
This position will involve:
WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued.
The position can be located in any one of our main offices: Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Broken Hill or Bourke.
We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a great range of benefits including:
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.
WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Carla Roots (Portfolio Lead – Workforce and After Hours Services) on 0436 322 818.