Employment Opportunities at WNSW PHN

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is an agile and high performing organisation that responds to the identified needs of the community, Commonwealth and State health policy, and the development needs of primary health care providers.

Procurement Senior Support Officer

Location: Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, Bourke or Broken Hill.

Full-time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021 (with possibility of further extension)

The Procurement Senior Support Officer is responsible for Procurement, tendering and contracting processes, contract compliance and other business service activities within Corporate Services, under the direction of the Manager Contracts and Procurement.

The position can be negotiated to be based in our either our Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, Bourke or Broken Hill office.

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via email to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

Applications close 11.59pm 12 August 2020.

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Phil Munro (Manager Contracts & Procurement) on 0427 316 264.

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Project Officer - Health Services: After-Hours

Location: Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Broken Hill, Bourke

Full-time or part-time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021

PLEASE NOTE: This position has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Commissioned Services and Strategic Projects team as Project Officer – Health Services After-Hours
This position is responsible for the delivery of the Aboriginal After-Hours Mental Health Projects which are aligned with the broader National Suicide Prevention Trial.

The Project Officer – Health Services After-Hours will be required to work collaboratively with different Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) teams to leverage and apply our collective expertise to achieve service and organisational outcomes.

This position will involve:

  • Facilitating a partnership agreement to implement early mental health assessments delivered within selected small communities, reducing the need for travel to larger towns.
  • Sourcing appropriate mental health crisis training to deliver to first responders in selected small communities.
  • Researching and identifying other small communities that would benefit from mental health crisis training and working with the training organisation to expand the delivery of this training to these communities.
  • Develop and implement a grant program for emergency communication and first aid training in small communities.

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued.
The position can be located in any one of our main offices: Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo, Broken Hill or Bourke.

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via email (by the closing date and time) to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Carla Roots (Portfolio Lead – Workforce and After Hours Services) on 0436 322 818.

Applications close 11.59pm 13 August 2020.

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Senior Data Analyst

Location: Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo or Broken Hill

Full-time or part-time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Strategy, Engagement and Performance Team as Senior Data Analyst.

The Senior Data Analyst will lead and support Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) staff reporting, monitoring and evaluating commissioned services. A key responsibility will be assisting in the reporting of population health planning and data analysis. The position provides mentorship to junior staff within the team and WNSW PHN in data analytics, interpretation and reporting. The position supports the development of Key Performance Indicators and other monitoring and evaluation instruments for commissioned services as well as compiling WNSW PHN reporting requirements to external funders.

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued.

The position can be based in either one of our main offices in Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo or Broken Hill.

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via email (by the closing date and time) to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Daniel Belshaw (Executive Manager – Strategy, Engagement and Performance) on 0437 227 627.

Applications close 11.59pm 25 August 2020.

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Palliative Approach Linkage Officer

Location: Dubbo

Part-time maximum term contract until 30 June 2021

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Commissioned Services and Strategic Projects team as Palliative Approach Linkage Officer.

The Palliative Approach Linkage Officer (PALO) is responsible for providing education and mentoring to support the implementation of a Palliative Approach Framework within those General Practices (GPs), Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs), remote Health Services and Multipurpose Services (MPSs) selected as pilot sites in the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Measure (GCfAHPC) Shared Health and Advance care Record for End of life choices (SHARE) project pilot.

The implementation of the Palliative Approach Framework aims to build capacity in the pilot site facilities to provide quality palliative and end of life care to patients who are identified as being in the deteriorating or terminal palliative care phase.  Strategically, the role will adopt a system’s approach looking at and addressing issues that are potential barriers or enablers in each pilot site to the provision of quality palliative and end of life care, including those factors that impact the ability for patients to remain at home, in the RACF or MPS to die.

The implementation will also involve the provision of mentoring, education and support to build General Practice, RACF, remote Health Service and MPS staff capacity to provide quality palliative and end of life care.  This will include but is not limited to improving staff skills in identification and assessment of patients requiring a palliative approach, communication, advance care planning, anticipatory planning and symptom management.

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued.

The position will be located in our Dubbo office.

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via email to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

Applications close 11.59pm 26 August 2020.

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Alison Stoker (Program Manager – Chronic Disease) on 0437 796 352.

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