Job Details
  • Reference364573A_1602813488
  • LocationPort Macquarie, New South Wales
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantKate Watson

Senior Manager Workforce

Your new company
Healthy North Coast is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a big vision and an even bigger heart. Healthy North Coast are a collection of people who want to make a genuine difference to help our communities achieve better health and, ultimately, live better lives.

An organisation who has recently restructured to reflect our investments in priority areas like mental health and alcohol and other drugs, Aboriginal health, digital health, older persons health and our North Coast health workforce. Primarily funded by the Australian Government, working alongside local health care professionals, social services and hospitals to support communities and address gaps in our local health services.

Your new role
We are seeking applications from people that are passionate about improving health outcomes for North Coast communities and driving person centred care.

The Senior Manager - Workforce is a registered clinician with expertise in delivering education and training to health care professionals. They are passionate about driving improvements to health outcomes through person centred care and are committed to supporting primary health care professionals stay, thrive and deliver high quality health services in rural communities. They are an advocate of interdisciplinary learning approaches and driving integration through team-based models of care.

What you will need to succeed

Responsibilities and functions of the role:

  • Lead and manage Healthy North Coast's education program 'Healthy North Coast Workforce' for primary health care professionals; inclusive of supporting the design and delivery of face to face and online clinical society meetings and regional professional development events.
  • Act as a workforce subject matter expert in the areas of education and training, workforce development, and primary health care workforce demand and supply.
  • Supervise a team of educators and event managers and collaborate with other Healthy North Coast staff to deliver on portfolio priorities.
  • Participate at a senior manager level within Healthy North Coast in the decision-making and management processes concerning workforce strategy, operations and resource allocation.
  • Build strategic partnerships and alliances with primary health care professionals, local health districts, workforce and training organisations.
  • Embrace innovative models of learning via technology, adult learning principles and interdisciplinary models of care.
  • Convene planning and consultation processes in partnership with communities and clinicians to better understand workforce needs and priorities.
  • Oversee the planning, management and evaluation of workforce commissioning activities.

What you will get in return

  • Work in a superb lifestyle location across the Mid North Coast/Far North Coast of New South Wales
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on improving health outcomes for North Coast New South Wales communities
  • Work with professionals committed to improving our primary healthcare system.


What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' to upload your resume or call Kristy Madaffari on (02) 6659 2109 for a confidential chat.

Other Information

  • Full time position (38 hours per week) are available
  • Some after hours work may be required, such as evening meetings with plenty of notice.
  • Base work location is negotiable - our offices are location in Tweed Heads, Ballina, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie
  • Police Clearances



Applications close: 5:00pm Sunday 1st November 2020