Policy Officer, Funding Systems Development Unit

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HSPC/153186
Closing Date: 26-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: until September 2018
Attachments: 2017-10-12 HW153186 APPROVED PD provided by the Program area.doc (Word, 975KB)
Job Specification

2017-10-12 HW153186 APPROVED PD provided by the Program area.pdf (PDF, 190KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Caleb Stewart
03 9096 5085

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1 x Fixed Term Contract until September 2018
Position Summary:

As a member of the Funding Systems Development unit, you will be responsible for contributing to the development and refinement of National and Victorian hospital funding models and systems.

The position provides project support in the evaluation of funding model options (including both current funding models and the next generation of health system funding models) through to the analysis of their impact on funding distribution and incentives for service access, efficiency, quality and continuity of care.

Are you

  • A team player who likes to contribute and work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to build and deliver shared commitments?
  • Able to develop high quality written material in a timely manner?
  • Able to support work on complex problems and assist in exploring a range of alternative solutions?



How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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