Executive Director Of Community Services

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages and is a preferred holiday destination, with the population undergoing significant expansion at peak times (especially over summer). Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier’s Medium Health Services of the Year, and is an innovative health service.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services to the 45,000 people living in the catchment areas of the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council. The services include emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 800 staff. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as an outer regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/EDOCS882019
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
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Contact: John Cross
0417 332 598

Position Details

 Executive Director of Community Services

  • Exciting Executive opportunity within a dynamic and growing health service
  • Support the community to Be Healthy & Live Well

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic leader with experience in the health industry to lead the delivery of quality Community Health Services to the Echuca Regional Health (ERH) community.  Employing approximately 750 staff, ERH provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute and primary health services to our community.  ERH seeks to appoint a high performing allied health or nursing leader to this key Executive position. 

The successful candidate will be a skilled health professional who will lead and manage future growth, with a focus on positioning the organisation as a leader in the provision of community and primary health services centering on helping the community to be healthy and live well.  The Executive Director of Community Services will continue to build on strong partnerships internally and externally to ensure a standard of excellence in service delivery to our consumers that reflects the values and strategic goals of ERH.

To be considered for this role, you will be a proven executive with a track record of success in the leadership of health services, delivering operational results, building amazing cultures and achieving budget targets.  Your skills will be supported by relevant tertiary qualifications, to postgraduate level and membership of a relevant professional association. 

For more information about this exciting opportunity please visit:


or contact John Cross on: 0417 332 598.  To make an application you will be required to submit: a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria, your full CV and a completed HRS Application Form available on the HRS web site. Applications can be made online or sent by email to:                  


Applications close: 25 August 2019


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