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Capacity Building Coordinator - Palliative Care

Adelaide PHN

Adelaide PHN has a unique opportunity for a Capacity Building Coordinator specialising in Palliative Care to join our rapidly growing Older Person, Aged Care and Palliative Care Team - Full Time Fixed Term Contract to 30 June 2025.

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 – Palliative Care role is a new position within our Integration Portfolio and will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care (GCfAHPC) Measure. The role will ensure the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of GCfaHPC initiatives using an integrated approach, working with all stakeholders to ensure initiatives meet expected outcomes.

This role has a key focus on Primary Health and will develop and implement new and innovative projects and build on existing activities implemented through an earlier pilot project, with a focus on achieving the following objectives:

  • improve access to palliative car at home and support end-of life care systems and services in primary health care and community care;
  • enable the right care at the right time and in the right place to reduce unnecessary hospitalisation;
  • generate and use data to support continuous improvement of services across sectors;
  • use available technologies to support flexible and responsive palliative care at home, including in the after-hours.

About You

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • a sound understanding of the health and aged care sectors, and in particular Palliative Care;
  • to be an exceptional team player with high level interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • have 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/or aged care sector;
  • experience working in palliative 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;
  • demonstrated ability to manage a range of contracts and maintain responsibility for coordinating all aspects of contracts and associated deliverables;
  • demonstrated ability in performance monitoring 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 Palliative 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.

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

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

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.

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