- Salary: $97,409 + Super
- Location: Darwin
Northern Territory PHN leads the development and coordination of an equitable, comprehensive primary health care system and an engaged health workforce driven by community needs.
About the Opportunity
NT PHN commission health services to meet the identified and prioritised needs of people in our regions. The Strategic Planning Coordinator will work with internal and external stakeholders to identify gaps in primary health care and opportunities to integrate health services, create a better experience for patients, encourage better use of health resources, eliminate service duplication, build health workforce capacity, and improve the quality of care. While NT PHN activities address the whole of the primary health sector, specific areas of focus are mental health, alcohol and other drugs, Indigenous health, and primary care workforce planning.
Reporting to the Strategic Planning Lead, and with initial focus on mental health and suicide prevention regional planning, this role is responsible for:
- Monitor, analyse and present national and jurisdictional primary health and primary health workforce data, policy, strategy, research, and literature to ensure needs are appropriately identified and addressed.
- Plan and deliver stakeholder consultation, service and workforce mapping, market, and gap analysis activities to inform program level needs assessment, prioritisation and solutions planning.
- Understand the strategic priorities, core business, funding deliverables and requirements of NT PHN and RWA NT, and ensure activity is closely aligned.
- Utilising co-design principles, identify service delivery, reform, and workforce initiatives in response to identified priorities, including identification of human and financial resource requirements, advocacy, collaboration, joint commissioning, and funding opportunities.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders coordinating skills, resources, and activity to accomplish complex projects.
- Utilising co-design principles, support the planning and design of solutions including program outcomes, advocacy activities or service and systems reforms.
- Facilitate and support the participation of people with a lived experience to enable them to take an active and meaningful role in service planning and design.
- Design and undertake program evaluation including the collation of qualitative and quantitative data and undertaking stakeholder consultation to inform:
- Service and systems improvements
- Service specifications and/or contracts
- The potential redistribution of resources
- Our understanding of relative need
- Work respectfully and inclusively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people from diverse backgrounds.
- Contribute to a positive workplace culture by working collaboratively and purposefully across the organisation identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement.
- Maintain a proactive approach to work health and safety, specifically taking responsibility for the health and safety of self and others.
The responsibilities listed above are indicative and not intended to be comprehensive. Responsibilities may vary from time to time. You may be required to perform a range of tasks that are outside your primary responsibilities, but are within the scope of your skill, competency, and training, or are incidental and peripheral to your primary responsibilities.
What’s in it for You
- Working for NT PHN means being a part of an organisation with a bigger picture purpose to improve health care outcomes for Territorians
- Enjoy up to $15,899 of salary sacrifice and a generous base salary
- Enjoy a vast, fast paced and challenging work environment where you will work as a part of a dynamic, supportive and collaborative team
- Enjoy flexible working arrangements, work life balance and a positive, professional work culture
- Receive 6 weeks leave per annum
- Enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and career
- Have the freedom to apply innovative and creative thinking
- Enjoy bring your dog to work Fridays and active social club
Commitment to Reconciliation
NT PHN is committed to undertaking all work within a culturally inclusive, sensitive and safe framework that supports Reconciliation. The NT PHN Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan shows our commitment and dedication to embedding reconciliation initiatives into business and our everyday work.
Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged for all NT PHN positions.
Visit our website https://www.ntphn.org.au/about/join-us/
Role Description – Strategic Planning Coordinator
If you have any questions or for more information about the role, please contact Lisa Sparrow the System Integration Manager on 08 8982 1001.