Public Health Executive Manager

Job No: 145665
Location: Tennant Creek

  • Not to be missed full-time opportunity available for an experienced Public Health professional!
  • Attractive salary circa $112,100-$134,305 (negotiable based on skills and experience) PLUS an extensive range of benefits!
  • Call Tennant Creek home and enjoy all the Barkly Region has to offer!

A bit about us

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

We consist of four different sections (Health Centre, Corporate Services, Public Health Unit, and Piliyintinji-Ki Stronger Families) which allows them to have a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.

Anyinginyi's vision is Aboriginal people in the Barkly region enjoy equity in health status with that of other Australian citizens. Anyinginyi's purpose is to be a provider of high quality holistic primary health care services focusing on the Aboriginal communities of the Barkly region in a culturally responsive way. 

Are you a Public Health Manager who is looking to advance your career with an organisation dedicated to 'Closing the Gap' in Aboriginal health within remote Australia? AHAC are seeking a full-time Public Health Executive Manager who is looking for a new challenge in this stunning Australian outback location helping us bring our vision to life.

How you'll make a difference

As a member of the Anyinginyi Executive Leadership Team and reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position will see you manage the staff and resources of the Public Health Section, to ensure a high standard of program delivery in a culturally responsive manner.

You will work closely with fellow Executive Managers in providing a holistic model of care for Anyinginyi clients, monitoring ill health and social determents of health to implement public health and health promotion strategies.

Some of your core duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Manage and oversee the organisation’s public health services including overseeing high-quality health promotion materials for general health promotion, eye health, nutrition, parenting support, smoking cessation and sexual health programs;
  • Train, mentor and develop staff to produce high-quality, culturally responsive health promotion materials and deliver culturally appropriate public health programs;
  • Communicating Board and senior management decisions to staff and providing the Board and senior management with regular status reports on programs; and
  • Collaborating effectively with funding bodies and other relevant stakeholders in areas associated with Public Health

We are seeking candidates who have extensive Public Health Management experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or Aboriginal community controlled organisations. You will also be in possession of a relevant tertiary qualification in Public Health or similar, with candidates possessing a Masters in Public Health being at a distinct advantage. 

You will have a proven track record of training, mentoring and developing staff with a capacity building approach to management and leadership. Crucial to your success will also be high-level analytical and problem solving skills in addition to preparing high-quality reports for funding bodies. 

Please note: An Ochre Card (NT Working with Children) card and valid Australian Drivers License are mandatory for this role. You must also be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. A current First Aid Certificate would be beneficial however not mandatory as Anyinginyi will provide training each year. 

What you'll receive 

This is a highly varied and interesting role where you will truly make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people and experience real job satisfaction every day - don't miss out!

For your hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $112,100 - $134,305 (negotiable based on skills and experience) PLUS super! You will also have access to a range of great benefits including:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,899.94 p.a. on everyday expenses at $2,600 for meals and entertainment expenses;
  • Subsidised accommodation for candidates outside of the Barkly region;
  • Flat rate vehicle allowance of $5,000 p.a;
  • Up to $5000 relocation assistance and up to $5000 repatriation assistance;
  • 6 weeks annual leave as well as personal/carer’s leave up to 10 days per year;
  • Study leave can be negotiated;
  • Remote retention allowance of $750;
  • Employee access to Anyinginyi Health Clinic – with free Prescriptions; and
  • Free General Dentistry (Lab work to be paid by employee)

You will be joining a friendly and professional team where you will also be empowered to pursue your own personal and professional development!  

Life in Tennant Creek & the Barkly Region!

Year round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage, but is a remarkable community to set up home in!

500km north of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek was once a rough and tumble droving town, but is now a modern town and one of the Territory's most populated areas. It is home to a major regional hospital, a CDU campus, schools, shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, banking facilities, sporting clubs and an airport - everything you need to set up a relaxing new lifestyle! People from all walks of life find themselves calling Tennant Creek home.

There is plenty in the region that is sure to keep you occupied. For the thrill seekers, Tennant Creek is an adventure playground. Explore the trails around Davenport Range National Park in a 4WD or tackle the numerous walking tracks in the region. For full lifestyle immersion, set up camp on a cattle station, such as Banka Banka Station where travellers can have a steak on the barby and enjoy a cold beverage on the verandah of the historic mud brick homestead, the options are endless.

This opportunity won't last long - if you think you have what it takes - Apply now! 

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