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Health Service Planning Manager

Job No: 121486
Location: North Coast

  • North Coast - based opportunity for an experienced planning manager to join the team.
  • Well-established NFP supporting clinicians and communities from Port Macquarie to Tweed Heads.
  • Competitive remuneration HPSS-SS Level 9 (paid over and above Award rates) plus super.
  • Additional benefits include salary packaging and four weeks annual leave

About the Organisation

North Coast Primary Health Network are an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to improving the health of our North Coast communities through quality primary health care.

Healthy North Coast was appointed as the North Coast Primary Health Network in 2015 to work with primary health care (health services provided outside of hospitals) and the broader health sector to:

  • Increase the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes; and
  • Improve coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.

Priority areas include:

  • Aged Care
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Digital Health
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Population health
  • Health workforce
  • Integration and Coordination
  • Innovation

For more information on North Coast Primary Health Network and Healthy North Coast, please click here to visit the website.

About the Opportunity 

North Coast Primary Health Network now has a newly created opportunity for a Health Service Planning Manager to join their team full-time working across the North Coast Offices. You will be ideally based at the Ballina office, however, there is the option to be based in one of our other locations including Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour, Lismore and Port Macquarie.

Reporting to the Director Commissioning, this role will see you develop and optimise planning processes to meet service and timeliness objectives. The candidate will oversee a variety of different Directorates within the organisation to ensure that the overall planning and performance process runs smoothly. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Acting as a primary organisational resource to guide Executive and teams through strategic planning;
  • Guiding processes to ensure that strategies, measures and targets are developed and addressed;
  • Coordinating the delivery of external reports;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of reporting processes related to KPIs; and
  • Collaborating with partner organisations to optimise the collection, analysis and presentation and socio-demographic information.

Please click here to download the full position description.

About You

The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a similar role. Ideally, you will have experience in health planning or come from a planning background in another industry.

Relevant qualifications in social science, public health, epidemiology or a related field are a requirement for this role. Post- graduate qualifications would be highly desirable.

You will be an adaptable, team player with a high attention to detail and the ability to work autonomously. You will be able to plan and prioritise your tasks while applying lateral thinking to develop innovative solutions.

As you will be developing these processes from conception, it is important that you have a firm understanding of developing frameworks and planning processes.

A current driver's licence and use of a personal vehicle is required to complete the duties of this position, with work-related mileage reimbursed. 

About the Benefits

In joining North Coast Primary Health Network, you'll become part of an organisation that celebrates success and supports change initiatives. 

In return for all your hard work, you will receive a competitive salary over and above Award rate under the HPSS Modern Award, Support Services Level 9 plus super. Additionally, you will be offered a range of outstanding benefits including salary packaging options up to $16,000 pa plus additional meals, and entertainment and holiday packaging up to $2,500 p.a. 

Flexible working arrangements are on offer for the role and are negotiable depending on the successful candidate.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this position.

Bring your planning experience to a newly created and pivotal role in which you can truly make your mark — APPLY NOW!


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