This position is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level. Maternity leave maximum term contract until 30 June 2022 This role leads the regional coordination and engagement agenda with stakeholders within the Central and Barkly NT region.
This role will work in a collaborative approach across the organisational functions and Branches to ensure a regional understanding informing commissioning excellence. In addition they will work in close partnerships with stakeholders including consumers, rural and remote communities, primary healthcare providers, health and community services. This role will be the one contact point for NT PHN within the community and help ensure the Central and Barkly region receives the best possible primary health care. This role is critical in the health care commissioning process as it helps align the expectations of the NT primary health needs with the organisational and funding requirements. COMMITMENT TO RECONCILLIATION 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.
This role will suit a committed, hard working person who has an understanding about the primary health care sector in regional areas of the NT. KEY SELECTION CRITERIA • Significant experience in stakeholder engagement, partnership or community development, especially working with rural and remote communities, Indigenous health needs and multiple stakeholders. • Significant experience in the health sector and ideally proven skills and experience in strategic commissioning. • Demonstrated experience in leading and facilitating diverse groups to achieve shared outcomes. • Superior interpersonal, engagement and relationship building skills with a proven ability to build collaborative relationships with a wide range of internal and external clients, partners and stakeholders in an environment requiring cultural sensitivity. • Strong understanding of the primary health care sector including rural and remote services, Aboriginal health and cross-cultural health service delivery. • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Health, Community Development, Participatory Development or other as relevant.
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: $106,902 + super Benefits: Generous salary packaging, six weeks annual leave and flexible working arrangements Location: Alice Springs
Alice Springs, NT Applicants are required to provide a current CV and a cover letter addressing the key requirements of the role (max 2 pages) and email [email protected] For further information about the role and NT PHN, visit www.ntphn.org.au or call Ali Lloyd, Primary Health Care Manager on 08 8982 1049. Applications close Wednesday 5 May 2021. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT). The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who meet all the essential selection criteria and are suitable at the level of the position.