Manager Population Health and Community Wellbeing

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: North East Region ALL
Reference: VG/DHHS/OPR/484009
Closing Date: 18-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: VPS6 Area_Manager_Population_Health_and_Community_WellbeingPD Nov 2018.doc (Word, 990KB)
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Contact: Richard Slade
Phone 02 6055 7892

Position Details

Manager Population Health and Community Wellbeing   VPS6

Location:- Wodonga & Wangaratta

Status:- Ongoing - Full time (76.0 hours per fortnight)

Salary:- $116,863 to $156,387 + Superannuation


Reporting to the Area Director in the Ovens Murray Area, East Division,you will play a key leadership role. You will be accountable for the day to day management of the Population Health and Community Wellbeing Unit.  The role focuses on leading the delivery of agreed work plans, in collaboration with stakeholders & staff, continuous service monitoring, quality improvement, and a focus on innovative approaches to health and wellbeing, including population health outcomes, in collaboration with funded agencies and the broader health and human services sector.


The role actively works in collaboration with the relevant central office program areas and other internal stakeholders in influencing, developing and implementing departmental policy, ensuring that local needs are taken into account in policy and program development.


Are you


 * A systems thinker who knows how to act on the system to achieve sustainable performance improvements?

* Able to communicate so that others are keen to come on the journey with you?

* A person who delivers visible results that will contribute to improving the health of Victorians?


For further information please contact Richard Slade  Ph 02 6055 7892

Please quote position number DHHS/OPR/484009

Applications close Sunday 18th November 2018

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 review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

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Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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