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Capacity Building Coordinator - Care Finder Program

Adelaide PHN
  • Full Time Fixed Term Contract to 30 June 2025

Adelaide PHN has a unique opportunity for a Capacity Building Coordinator to be responsible for the coordination and monitoring of the Care Finder program as part of our rapidly growing Older Person, Aged Care and Palliative Care Team.

About Us

Adelaide Primary Health Network (Adelaide PHN) is an independent, not for profit, primary health care organisation based in Adelaide.

We aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the Adelaide community by coordinating and integrating health and community services and by working in partnership to identify local needs and create strategies in response to keeping people well and out of hospital; improving their experience AND their health outcomes – to deliver on our vision of A Healthier Adelaide by 2030.

The Role

The specialised Capacity Building Coordinator – Care Finder Program role is a new position to our Integration Portfolio and will be responsible for the coordination and monitoring of this Commonwealth funded new aged care program (Care Finder) to be delivered through PHNs, including but not limited to:

  • assisting to establish and maintain a network of Care Finder organisations across our Adelaide PHN region to provide specialist and intensive assistance to help people within the Care Finder Target Population to understand and access aged care and connect with other relevant supports in the community;
  • working closely with key internal personnel and cross-sector organisations to identify local Care Finder needs, understand gaps, determine priorities, and implement solutions across Adelaide PHN;
  • facilitating and managing multiple contracts within the Care Finder program and proactively identifying opportunities for service improvement and integration;
  • applying project management principles and methodologies to develop, coordinate, refine, and implement the program;
  • proactively connecting with others to gather perspectives and support the Adelaide PHN to build relationships and strengthen networks; and
  • meeting data reporting requirements and supporting continuous improvement of the program.

About You

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • a sound understanding of the health and aged care sectors;
  • to be an exceptional team player with high level interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • significant demonstrated ability to engage, partner and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and community groups;
  • demonstrated experience working in the health sector, and in particular experience working in aged care services is desired but not essential;
  • demonstrated experience in researching and critical analysis of complex issues in human service delivery and service development, including gap analysis, design and implementation of continuous improvements;
  • ability to manage a range of contracts and maintain responsibility for coordinating all aspects of the contract and associated deliverables;
  • demonstrated ability in monitoring performance and supporting the achievement of KPIs.

You may have had experience in previous roles in the health, aged or tertiary sector such as: Health Care Professional, including professionals specialising in Aged Care,Project Manager, Senior Project Officer, Project Officer, Capacity Builder, Service Developer, Clinical Coordinator, Business Development Service Coordinator, Primary Health Care Officer.

Why you should come work with us

Adelaide PHN offers a great range of benefits to our employees, including:

  • Competitive remuneration and work-life balance;
  • Access to generous not for profit Salary Sacrifice taxation benefits including up to $15,900 for living expenses and $2,650 for meal and entertainment;
  • Work from home opportunities;
  • Additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year, in addition to annual leave entitlements;
  • Generous allowance toward professional development;
  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements;
  • Modern office space with natural light;
  • Collaboration with passionate likeminded professionals;
  • Free Employment Assistance Program.

We believe that our people’s differences are what make us great. We value diversity in culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, neurodiversity or any other aspect which makes our people unique. We are on our journey to continuously work to call out inequality and bias and encourage real workplace inclusion and diversity.

to apply

A job and person specification is available at https://www.adelaidephn.com.au/engage-with-us/careers/vacancies/.

To apply, you must have the legal right to work in Australia. Please note that due to the nature of the stakeholders related to this role, an up-to date COVID-19 vaccination and Flu Vaccination are required for this role, and evidence of vaccination status will need to be provided during the recruitment process.

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A position description is attached.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive only shortlisted candidates may be contacted.

For further information about this role, please contact Lesley Habel, Older Person, Aged Care and Palliative Care Lead on 08 8219 5900 or lhabel@adelaidephn.com.au using the subject line: Capacity Building Coordinator - Care Finder Program enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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