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Lead - Integrated Health Care - Hobart / Launceston / Ulverstone

Primary Health Tasmania
  • Do you have skills and experience in managing primary care improvement initiatives in aged care?
  • Attractive salary and benefits + friendly, supportive workplace environment
  • Location: Hobart, Launceston or Ulverstone (you choose!)

About the opportunity

The Lead – Integrated Health Care (Aged Care Improvement) plays a key leadership role in identifying and applying effective integrated health care strategies in aged care alongside systems partners in Tasmania.

This position is offered on a full-time basis on a maximum term contract to 30 June 2022 with the potential for a further contract period.

Here’s what you’ll do…

Reporting to the Manager – Sector Improvement and Innovation, this position involves key responsibilities in:

  • Managing and implementing whole of system frameworks and regional planning in aged care
  • Translating conceptual frameworks found in aged care policies and research to practical improvement and innovation initiatives
  • Working with a team of primary care and public health professionals to implement initiatives in line with government guidelines and the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Here’s what you’ll look like…

  • You’ll have demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of the aged care sector and the environment in which it operates
  • You’ll be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role Primary Health Networks have in primary health care
  • You’ll possess the capacity to work effectively and flexibly as part of a cohesive team to support organisational achievement
  • You’ll have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Benefits of working with us…

Our team is like a family – for your hard work we have the following on offer to you!

  • Competitive salary package
  • General NFP salary packaging options – tax saving benefits
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Parental and family care benefits such as additional 5 days of paid Carer’s Leave per year, paid Parental Leave, 3 days of paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Friendly and inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of its people

Here’s some information about us…

We are a not-for-profit organisation working to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital. We are one of 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in Australia and operate statewide with offices in Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone. Our people and our values are an important part of what makes Primary Health Tasmania a great place to work. Everything we do is underpinned by our core values – respect, collaboration, results and professionalism.

How to apply

If you demonstrate an incredible work ethic and have a strong desire to make your mark in a dynamic workplace environment, we want to hear from you.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and current resume on our website via the Apply Now button. 

To learn more about this opportunity please contact Martina Wyss, Manager – Sector Improvement and Innovation on (03) 6341 8700.

Diversity Statement

We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.  We recognise the richness that diversity brings to our workplace and believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their ages, nationalities, abilities, religions, genders, sexualities and cultural identities.

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