Director, Mallee Area

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination. We are proudly working with White Ribbon to create a safer workplace.

Job Details

Careers Logo

Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: North West - Mildura
Reference: VG/DHHS/NORTH/372431A
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $178,500 - $231,439
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: No File Attached
PD Preview: Preview unavailable for this role
Contact: Liz Jones on 0400 770 902 or
Deborah Komesaroff 0427 428 745

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 253 Eleventh Street, Mildura, Victoria 

Position Summary:

  • Lead the integration of multidisciplinary service delivery
  • Develop client centric, innovative approaches
  • Influence and affect positive change to health and well-being across the Mallee Area

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) seeks to appoint a highly collaborative and committed leader to the position of Director, Mallee Area to develop and foster strategic partnerships across the local community. Partnering with external service providers, local businesses and other government agencies, the Director will ensure continuous improvement of health and human service outcomes for the community.

Reporting to the DHHS's Deputy Secretary, North Division, the Director, Mallee Area will drive a collaborative and integrated human service system that considers the clients' life circumstances and will work with individuals and families to support clients to improve their lives. Taking a highly strategic and client centric approach, the Director, Mallee Area is expected to be creative and develop innovative initiatives.

Equipped with experience overseeing the delivery of high quality health and/or human services, the successful candidate will have a track record of making a difference to the lives of people at the community level. The successful candidate will be a contemporary leader who has led positive change through collaborative partnerships and who is able to demonstrate a commitment to live in the area and be integrated in to the local community. Appropriate tertiary qualifications required.

About DHHS

The North Division of the Victorian Government's Department of Health & Human Services is responsible for service delivery, performance and quality improvements across the geographic areas of Northern Victoria.

The Mallee area covers four local government areas and comprises a socially and economically diverse population with a number of communities in the area identified as areas of relative social disadvantage.

For more information visit:

How to Apply:

For a confidential conversation about the role and to obtain a position description please contact Liz Jones on 0400 770 902 or Deborah Komesaroff on 0427 428 745 from Fisher Leadership.


From here...