- Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Aboriginal Health, Port Pirie
- Indicative Total Remuneration: $112,502 - $121,533 pa - Perm F/T - ASO7
You will be responsible for initiating, planning, implementing, coordinating and delivering Aboriginal Health programs across Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, and providing high level strategic leadership in expanding concepts and programs throughout. You will provide expert analysis of diverse data sources and undertake research in order to develop policies, plans, structures and projects that impact on service delivery within rural and remote South Australia. As the Director, Aboriginal Health, you will be required to represent the Local Health Network at a range of forums, meetings and consultative groups.
SA Health is committed to improving the health of Aboriginal South Australians. Promoting positive mental health in the community and expanding mental health literacy programs, we are developing culturally appropriate models of care for Aboriginal Health and extending Aboriginal community engagement. Increasing access and equity to health services, we are committed to addressing the social determinants of Aboriginal health.
To be successful in this influential role, you will have a proven track record of experience in a multidisciplinary organisation in policy, strategic planning and program development in a health related service area. You will have an excellent understanding of Aboriginal people and factors that impact on their health and wellbeing, along with experience working with various committees, special interest groups and community groups. Reflecting your success in achieving change and improvements in Aboriginal Health outcomes, you will bring the ability to analyse and conceptualise problems, formulate and execute appropriate solutions, and negotiate successful outcomes in an innovative and resourceful manner.
In accordance with Sections 52(1) and 103 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 only applicants of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent may apply.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 731305
731305 Director, Aboriginal Health - Job Pack.pdf