General Manager, Health Information and Systems Support

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0062
Closing Date: 03-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $111,484 - $149,188
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CV0062 - GM, Health Information & Systems Support - Position Description (March 2017).doc (Word, 875KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.PDF (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Duncan Davies, Senior Project Manager, JCare
0438 369 376

Position Details

  • Ongoing, full-time opportunity
  • Utilise your strategic leadership skills
  • Melbourne CBD location

An exciting opportunity exists for a General Manager, Health Information & Systems Support on an ongoing full time basis in Justice Health.

Justice Health is a business unit of the Department of Justice and Regulation and is responsible for the delivery of health services for persons in Victorian prisons. In Victoria, health services to prisoners are contracted out to health service providers.  Justice Health sets the policy and standards for health care in prisons and contract manages the health service providers in the public prisons.

The General Manager, Health Information and Systems Support will be responsible for the management of two teams within Justice Health - Health Information and Policy and Justice Health Information Systems Support

The Health Information and Policy team are responsible for managing requests for the release of health information under various legislative frameworks including relevant Acts and through Court Orders. This role is responsible for oversighting the registration and management of all information requests into Justice Health. In addition, this role will lead the development, implementation and review of relevant policies and procedures to support Justice Health and service provider’s access and appropriately use health records.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of information management and relevant legislation pertaining to Corrections and Health
  • Skills in strategic thinking and leadership

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role please refer to the position description attached.

Applications close: (mid-night) Monday, 3 April 2017.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.


Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.


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