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Health Workforce Manager.

Health Workforce Manager

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.

Salary: $120k – $134k + super
Benefits: Generous salary packaging, six weeks annual leave and flexible working arrangements
Location: Darwin and Alice Springs

Maximum term contract

About the Opportunity

NT PHN has a rare opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager to join the team. The Health Workforce Manager is responsible for the implementation, management, and evaluation of workforce programs and initiatives that support the development of the Northern Territory’s health workforce. The Health Workforce Manager leads a performance-driven team, delivering innovative and effective workforce development programs and strategic workforce projects. This is an exciting and dynamic role that will provide the opportunity to work on high profile programs and projects, both locally and nationally, as part of Australia’s health workforce reform agenda.

What you will bring to the role

If you have the following skills and experience, we’d love to chat:

Essential

  • Relevant Postgraduate qualifications and/or extensive leadership experience in a health management, business, or other related field.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities with exceptional management skills and a track record of leading successful teams.
  • Ability to lead the development, implementation and review of policies, procedures, and processes to drive the efficient and effective operation of the workforce branch.
  • Demonstrated high level skills in program management including oversight and management of budgets and ensuring quality and timeliness of all program delivery and reporting.
  • Highly developed problem-solving, conceptual, and analytical skills, and proven ability to contribute to evaluation and continuous improvement of the workforce program deliverables.
  • Proven skills and experience in service development and implementation to meet funding requirements and contractual obligations.
  • Demonstrated expertise in written and verbal communication, including quality report writing

Personal attributes

  • Excellent management and engagement skills, with proven ability to build collaborative relationships with a wide range of internal and external clients, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring cultural sensitivity.
  • Personal qualities of energy, initiative, commitment to teamwork and collaboration, and respect for others.
  • Demonstrates relationship orientation, delivers a high-quality service to stakeholders, with an awareness of the commercial impact of decisions.
  • Demonstrates responsiveness and accountability, taking necessary actions and decisions to meet objectives.
  • Demonstrates judgment to make sound decisions based on business needs, taking action to ensure results meet organisational expectations and measures.
  • Takes an adaptive approach to innovation, looking for ways to continuously improve.
  • Personal accountability and proactive approach to work health and safety, specifically taking responsibility for the health and safety of self and others.

Why Join nt phn?

Working for NT PHN means being a part of an organisation with a bigger picture purpose to improve health care outcomes for Territorians along with having numerous additional employee benefits:

  • Enjoy up to $15,990 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 + Christmas shut down
  • Enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge, and career
  • Have the freedom to apply innovative and creative thinking

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.

Interested?

To find out more about our organisation head to our website https://www.ntphn.org.au/

To apply please use the “apply button” and provide:

  • a current CV and a cover letter addressing the key responsibilities of the role as outlined in the Role Description
  • Evidence of your COVID – 19 vaccination

If you would like to speak to someone about this opportunity enquires can be made with Paul Connolly Executive Manager Health Workforce on 08 8982 1004

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5 DECEMBER 2021

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

$120k- $134k + Super
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Job Type:

NT PHN Roles

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team