Executive Officer (Aboriginal Identified Position)

Job No: 116260
Location: Richmond Valley

  • Unique opportunity to work with a diverse team and support Indigenous communities throughout Richmond Valley!
  • Attractive remuneration package circa $110,000 - $130,000 plus super!
  • Enjoy a range of benefits including salary packaging up to $15,860 a year!

About Bulgarr Ngaru

Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation (BNMAC) is a community controlled Aboriginal Health Service providing a full range of general practice and primary health care services. Bulgarr Ngaru was established in Grafton in 1990 to provide Health Services to the Aboriginal communities of the Clarence Valley as a result of a Human Rights report on Aboriginal miners' exposure to Asbestos.

The Bulgarr Ngaru team is made up of more than 80 people including health professionals, clerical, and managerial staff. The organisation is a leading employer of Indigenous people in the primary health sector in the region. Clinics operate in Casino, Grafton, Maclean and Tweed Heads.

Building on their current regional network of health facilities and a significant client base, Bulgarr Ngaru has a bright future in service development and innovation.

About the Opportunity

Bulgarr Ngaru is now seeking an Executive Officer to join their passionate team on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of BNMAC Richmond Valley Primary Healthcare services as a whole, providing support for implementing strategic and operational policy, and providing leadership and support to staff as required.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating the development of BNMAC organisational policies and communicating these to staff and external agencies as required;
  • Supervising employees to ensure consistent, quality services and positive client experiences are delivered;
  • Attending state or local forums and other events as required, on behalf of the CEO;
  • Engaging with the community on relevant health or socioeconomic issues as required;
  • Ensuring BNMAC is compliant with regulations and accrediting bodies by monitoring operations and initiating change if needed;
  • Informing and advising the CEO of relevant current trends, issues, and healthcare activities; and
  • Liaising between department heads, medical staff, and other stakeholders to establish objectives and track progress on a department and facility-wide basis.

About You

Bulgarr Ngaru is looking for someone who is personable and a high-level communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders, from members of the local community to visiting specialists, Cabinet Members, or Ministry of Health officials. 

At least three years of senior managerial experience will be essential, and you will need to be a strong negotiator and confident in resolving conflicts, with the interpersonal skills necessary to have occasionally difficult conversations as required.

A qualification in Business, Management, Health Care or similar would be highly regarded but is not essential provided you have relevant experience in a similar field.

The ideal candidate will radiate patience and adaptability, and will have a sense of humour! You will be the type of person who thrives in a busy, varied and often unpredictable work environment. Team players who are willing to jump into any task at hand will fit well within the dynamic Bulgarr Ngaru team. 

Please note: You will need to have or be able to obtain a current Drivers Licence, Police Check and a NSW Working with Children's Check clearance.

BNMAC considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, as outlined under Section 14D of the Anti Discrimination Act. NSW 1977.

About the Benefits

If you are looking for a new challenge, a change of lifestyle or a new adventure, this is the role for you. You'll love being surrounded by stunning beaches on one side and glorious mountains and rivers on the other. 

Bulgarr Ngaru truly values its team, and is committed to improving employee knowledge, skills and experience. You will have access to genuine ongoing training opportunities and professional development.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package circa $110,000 - $130,000 (negotiable based upon experience and qualifications) plus super. Relocation assistance is also negotiable for the right candidate.

You will also have access to salary sacrificing through the EziWay system, up to $305 a week ($15,860 a year) and access to an employee assistance program.

Bulgarr Ngaru offers a family friendly, supportive workplace with strong community ties, and a commitment to ensuring you achieve a healthy work/life balance

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in a stunning regional location. Make a positive difference - Apply Now!


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