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Coordinator Bushfire Trauma Response

Part time position (0.8FTE), fixed term contract till 30 June 2022 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

 WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Coordinator Bushfire Trauma Response

We currently have a part time (0.8FTE) career opportunity available as a Coordinator Bushfire Trauma Response, reporting to the Manager Emergency Response. This position plays a key leadership role for Gippsland PHN and more broadly the eastern region of Victoria, demonstrating our role and influence in the ongoing coordination efforts within the local health system.

The Coordinator Bushfire Trauma Response is responsible for developing an understanding of the local health, psychosocial and mental health needs of communities in East Gippsland and Wellington Local Government Areas who have been affected by drought and/or bushfire, to bring local consumer knowledge to the program development and delivery.

This role assists in providing critical input into funding for the utilisation of mental health and wellbeing services and supports.

We are looking for an agile, outcomes focused team member with skills in; stakeholder engagement, procurement processes, project planning, contracts management, research and evaluation, and oral & written communication, with a strong ability to work as part of a team.

Use your technical and professional skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Coordinate components of the Mental Health Supports for Bushfire Affected Australians Program and the Empowering our Communities Initiative;
  • Promote and support the delivery of health service initiatives and programs for communities affected by natural disaster like bushfires and drought through the development and maintenance of positive, outcome-oriented partnerships with external agencies and primary care providers;
  • Work across different organisation and jurisdiction boundaries so that services can be delivered in a practical and sensible way to the people who need them;
  • Work within the existing network of Bushfire Trauma Response Coordinators and including the Department of Health appointed mental health coordinator;
  • Integrate and coordinate collation of existing regional data sources;
  • Identify market factors and drivers relevant to provision of local health services. Ensure adherence to legislation, regulations and policies concerned with health services and client data collection, consent and privacy provisions;
  • Identify, report and respond to any emerging health or other issues;
  • Identify any gaps in service delivery or access and respond in a timely manner;
  • Provide considered advice to the Manager Regional Services ensuring strategic and operational risks, challenges, opportunities and key issues are identified; and
  • Coordination and implementation of grants, tenders and other procurement processes.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.


Project Coordinator Palliative Care

Full time position, fixed term contracts till 30 June 2023 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Project Coordinator Palliative Care

We currently have a full time (1.0FTE) career opportunity available as a Project Coordinator Palliative Care, reporting to the Manager Digital Health and Integration.

This position is responsible for the facilitation, coordination and implementation of the Greater Choice for at Home Palliative Care project. This project is funded by the Department of Health and aims to facilitate access to palliative care services at home. The project will support the implementation of innovative, locally appropriate initiatives that aim to improve awareness, facilitate improved access and coordination of safe, quality palliative care services at home, including Residential Aged Care facilities, and support end-of-life care in primary and community care settings.

A key function of this role is to implement activities including capacity building, education and training, and continuous quality improvement within the workforce to support delivery of palliative care at home.

We are looking for an astute, agile, dynamic, outcomes focused team member, with skills in stakeholder engagement, communication and negotiation, and project management, with a strong ability to work as part of a team. Use your skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Leading the coordination, facilitation and implementation of the project;
  • Provide support and line management to project officers;
  • Ensure knowledge of, and compliance with, strategies, plans and policies relevant to the role and contribute to and preparation of written plans and reports to executive and funders;
  • Contribute to the collection of data to inform and support population health planning identifying the health needs of the region;
  • Maintain procedures to ensure that expenditure is effectively monitored and contribute to the completion of reports, data and analysis; and
  • Provide considered advice to the Manager Digital Health and Integration; ensuring strategic and operational risks, challenges, opportunities and key issues are identified.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.


Regional Services Officer (Wellington/East Gippsland)

Full time position, fixed term contract till 30 June 2023 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

 WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Regional Services Officer (Wellington/East Gippsland)

We currently have a full time (1.0FTE) career opportunity available as a Regional Services Officer in the Wellington/East Gippsland region, reporting to the Coordinator Regional Services.

The Regional Services Officer role ensures the delivery of outcomes for commissioned services and/or projects within the health industry. A key aspect of this role is to enable improvement of health outcomes, through project and contract management, by establishing relationships with a broad range of service providers including primary health, community health, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, and other clinical areas as appropriate. Regional Services Officers work within multidisciplinary teams providing support and monitoring the delivery of programs and projects.

We are looking for an astute, agile, dynamic, outcomes focused team member. Use your skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Provide support to general practice such as:
  • Supporting the adoption of best practice methods to improve the quality of care;
  • Engage general practice and other health services staff and contribute to the strengthening of relationships with primary care service providers;
  • Provide advice to General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and other practice staff; and
  • Assisting general practices/health services in the understanding and meaningful use of Digital Health systems.
  • Contribute to the collection of data to inform and support population health planning, identifying the health needs of the region;
  • Contribute to the completion of reports, data and analysis;
  • Monitor the delivery of commissioned service contracts;
  • Participate in specific projects, working groups and committees as identified; and
  • Provide considered advice to the Coordinator Regional Services; ensuring operational risks, challenges, opportunities and key issues are identified.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.


Training and Events Program Lead

Part time position (0.9FTE), fixed term contract till 30 June 2023 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Training and Events Program Lead

We currently have a part time (0.9FTE) career opportunity available as a Training and Events Program Lead, reporting to the Coordinator Regional Services. This position is responsible for the planning, promotion, monitoring, delivery, evaluation and reporting of the Gippsland PHN education and training calendar of events. A key function of the role includes building relationships with subject matter experts, education bodies, stakeholders, and professional organisations to ensure the delivery of quality, accredited, relevant and reputable education and training opportunities across Gippsland.

The role requires exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail to coordinate the delivery of multiple projects with agreed deadlines. A high degree of self-motivation and ability to work autonomously with skills in prioritising workloads is required. The role includes ensuring compliance of continuing professional development (CPD) activities for various health professionals working in primary health organisations.  CPD activities are developed to improve clinical and non-clinical skills and competencies of the primary health workforce relating to the health needs of Gippsland. 

The Training and Events Program Lead also provides advice and support across teams regarding education and training opportunities and actively contributes to operational planning, and continuous improvement in policies, systems, programs and processes. In addition, the Training and Events Program Lead has direct supervision and oversight responsibilities of the Training and Events Support Officer.

We are looking for an astute, agile, dynamic, outcomes focused team member with skills in administration, customer service, time management, attention to detail, stakeholder engagement, and oral and written communication, with a strong ability to work as part of a team.

Use your technical and professional skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Lead and ensure the effective planning, promotion, delivery, evaluation and reporting of high-quality education and training events to stakeholders;
  • Ensure educational events comply with quality standards set by respective health professional governing bodies such as the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM);
  • Ensure quality improvement approaches and methods are built into the Training and Events program;
  • Contribute to the collection of data to inform and support stakeholder agreements and requests;
  • Maintain procedures to ensure that expenditure is effectively monitored and contribute to the completion of reports;
  • Collaborate with the Communications team, contributing to, and developing marketing plans and materials relevant to education training and events activities;
  • Apply sound project management principles and practices to all initiatives delivered under the Training and Events program;
  • Utilise and maintain event and project management software programs to coordinate and manage events delivered under the Training and Events program;
  • Support presenters and provide technical oversight of the Information technology systems used in delivery of online and face-to-face education activities; and
  • Identify opportunities for new initiatives or innovation supporting health professional’s access to quality continuing professional development.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.


Training and Events Support Officer

Part time position (0.6FTE), fixed term contract till 30 June 2022 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Training and Events Support Officer

We currently have a part time (0.6FTE) career opportunity available as a Training and Events Support Officer, reporting to the Training and Events Program Lead. The Training and Events Support Officer will provide high-level administrative assistance to the Training and Events Program Lead to support the delivery of training and events to Gippsland Primary Health professionals. The Training and Events Support Officer has an integral role in the planning, promotion, facilitation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all education activities, and is required to effectively communicate and engage with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

The role requires exceptional organisation skills in supporting the Training and Events Program Lead to coordinate the calendar of events in the delivery of multiple projects with agreed deadlines. There is also a high level of information technology skills required, with attendance at occasional after-hours events. The role includes ensuring compliance of continuing professional development (CPD) activities for various health professionals working in primary health organisations. CPD activities are developed to improve clinical and non-clinical skills and competencies of the primary health workforce relating to the health needs of Gippsland.

A high degree of self-motivation and ability to work autonomously with skills in prioritising workloads is required.  The role also includes supporting the front of office for reception relief one day per week and during periods of leave. As reception relief, the role requires a high level of performance in customer service as the face of the organisation, with additional office related administrative duties.

We are looking for an astute, agile, dynamic, outcomes focused team member with skills in administration, customer service, time management, attention to detail, stakeholder engagement, and oral and written communication, with a strong ability to work as part of a team.

Use your technical and professional skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Contribute to planning, organising, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of training and event activities to ensure the delivery of high-quality education and training to stakeholders;
  • Provide administrative support to Training and Events Lead to deliver education events including those that comply with CPD quality standards set by respective health professional governing bodies such as the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM);
  • Follow sound project management principles and practices to all initiatives delivered under the Training and Events program;
  • Utilise and maintain electronic software systems and programs to aid delivery of training and events under the Education and Training program;
  • Support presenters in the delivery of training and events through online and face-to-face forums using a variety of information technology systems and audio-visual equipment; and
  • Providing general administrative and customer service support.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.


Project Coordinator Mental Health Reform

Full time position, fixed term contracts till 30 June 2022 (subject to funding).

WHO WE ARE:

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit charity that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. Our vision is for a Measurably Healthier Gippsland.

We work closely with the primary health care system, identifying opportunities to improve health outcomes in Gippsland communities. We do this through health system improvement programs, and by commissioning services to address local health needs via our regional commissioning role.

We aim to:

  • ensure health issues are prioritised, understood and invested in; using local strengths;
  • build and support local capability in primary health care professionals;
  • enable transparent communication and information exchange across the primary health care sector; and
  • improve access in primary health services particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes, and where gaps exist in hard to reach locations.

 WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Project Coordinator Mental Health Reform

We currently have a full time (1.0FTE) career opportunity available as a Project Coordinator Mental Health Reform, reporting to the Manager Emergency Response.

This position is a strategic role focused on embedding the integration of mental health and driving evidence-based service developments and reform to address identified gaps and deliver on regional priorities. The position comprises of several key project areas shared across the Emergency Response team, including:

  • Lead the operations of the HeadtoHelp Hub in Gippsland. The HeadtoHelp initiative is part of the Australian Government’s mental health package to further enhance mental health support available to Victorians during the COVID-19 pandemic which requires rapid commissioning activities and active support to monitor service establishment and operations;
  • Drive systems improvements and service developments responding to the identified gaps in mental health service provision in Gippsland, regional priorities and political drivers;
  • Assist in maintenance of the Gippsland Place Based Suicide Prevention Program, supporting trial sites in Latrobe and Bass Coast where needed. The program aims to maximise a collective effort and investment, which will facilitate a systematic, coordinated approach to suicide prevention; and
  • Assist with other mental health and other initiatives related to emergency preparedness, response and recovery.

We are looking for an agile, outcomes focused team member with skills in; stakeholder engagement, project planning, contracts management, health promotion, and oral & written communication, with a strong ability to work as part of a team.

Use your technical and professional skills to complete work packages including but not limited to:

  • Leading the contract management of the HeadtoHelp Hub and intake services in Gippsland and support its activities;
  • Build relationships with multiple stakeholders, in particular the governance and state-wide groups supporting the HeadtoHelp Hubs in Gippsland. Report to, and be informed by these respective governance structures, maintaining accountability for the individual program objectives and commitments;
  • Develop communication/engagement and project/procurement plans to support and enhance the delivery of funded programs across Gippsland;
  • Respond to population health planning outcomes to prioritise locally and regionally relevant activities; and
  • Support other activities and initiatives being undertaken by the Emergency Response team.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • attractive remuneration;
  • salary packaging;
  • flexible working environments with opportunities to work from a mix of office based locations and home office environments by agreement;
  • a great organisational culture; and
  • the chance for you to make a real difference to the health outcomes in our community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you – Apply Today!

Applications must address the key selection criteria found within the position description.

Download the position description.

To be considered for this position applications must include a covering letter, a resume, and an addressed key selection criteria document.

Please email all applications with your three attached documents to recruitment@gphn.org.au

For further information in regard to this position, please contact human resources on 0439 157 358.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5PM, Tuesday 12 October 2021

All enquiries and applications will be handled professionally and with the strictest of confidence.

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