Positions Vacant

Venndale Rehabilitation Centre

Kalano Community Association is seeking suitably experienced people for the vacant positions of Alcohol & Other Drugs – Case Managers at our Rehabilitation centre.

Kalano Community Association Inc. is a local Aboriginal owned and controlled resource organisation providing social services and support in Katherine to Aboriginal community members.

Indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply.

A position description and selection criteria is available at:
hr@kalano.org.au or by phoning 89722588
Closing date for all applications is Friday 24th August 2018


Regional Administration Officer
SCHADS Award Payments and Conditions
17.5% Annual Leave loading
Palmerston Location
Salary Packaging Option
Part Time – (Maternity Cover)

The Regional Administration Officer is responsible for providing high quality administration and reception services that supports the effective delivery of CatholicCare NT programs in the Palmerston region. This position has a particular focus on engaging with clients, visitors, service providers, stakeholders and the general public and providing administrative support to facilitate smooth functioning of the Palmerston office.

 We are looking for a person with:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate with providers across a range of diverse cultural groups, in a respectful manner, both written and oral.
Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people.
Demonstrated ability to be solution focused, positive and have the capacity to respond effectively and appropriately to conflict and challenges whilst working within established policies, procedures, guidelines and directives issued.
Experience in managing the maintenance, usage and record keeping associated with equipment, facilities, assets and vehicles.
A minimum 2 years experience working in a busy reception role providing administrative support for internal and external stakeholders is desirable.
If you exemplify personal drive, integrity and like a challenge we would love to hear from you.
For a full role description, please visit our careers website www.catholiccarentcareers.org.au


Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHSAC) is an independent, community controlled health service, directed by a Board of representatives from the remote Aboriginal communities. SHSAC has a philosophy of community participation and a strong focus on Care Coordination and Chronic Disease prevention and management including population health, health promotion and awareness.

The Director, Primary Health Care (DPHC) plays an Executive leadership role ensuring the organisation is operationally sustainable and responsive to the needs of people within the remote areas. This includes effective planning and management of human, financial and physical resources and the evaluation of services, ensuring effective systems are in place to support daily practice and the maintenance of all health related accreditation and standards underpinned by high quality service delivery.

Your new role
As the DPHC, you’ll provide professional direction to staff, influence the achievement of the strategic and operational goals, and provide progressive planning and operational service delivery advice to the Executive Management Team. As an advocate for change, you’ll shape an environment of strategic thinking, develop policies and cost savings measures, MOU’s and provide regular analysis of community health data.

Taking the lead in the review of activities and operations Clinic by Clinic including staffing levels, resource and accommodation requirements, you’ll collaborate with other managers and health service providers to ensure their participation in the activity and service delivery planning processes. You’ll manage and regularly review structures, budgets and operational costs across 9 Clinics in excess of $9m; audit all fiscal expenditure under your control and ensure full compliance and oversight of all clinical governance matters.

Via sound forward planning, you’ll support the Health Centre Managers with innovative and effective plans and solutions to workforce, recruitment and retention issues arising from working in rural and remote areas, to ensure an improved, merit based qualified and adequate remote health workforce across all of the Health Centres.

With the ability to inspire confidence and trust, and resolve workplace conflict, you’ll drive an effective, positive and united culture; fostering cohesive, respectful communication and a ‘one team’ outlook throughout remote clinics and head office. Continuously working to maximise access to accredited health services by community members, you’ll forge strong relationships at both community and professional level, working proactively to strengthen regional consensus and solidarity on health service delivery policy.

What you’ll need to succeed
You’ll have proven Executive / Senior level expertise in the management of complex operational and contentious issues in a health context, providing strategic leadership and advice with the management of clinical operations and strict budgets, complex projects, policy development, and improved resource mobilisation and efficiency. With contemporary problem solving, people and risk management skills, you’ll have the capability to lead significant change and negotiate through differences to achieve positive outcomes.

With a relevant tertiary qualification (i.e. Masters, MBA or PhD) and current health practitioner registration or eligibility, you’ll have a thorough understanding of the provision of advanced clinical care and health programs, and clinical leadership.

What you’ll get in return
On offer is an attractive package for a 1 year maternity cover contract. Benefits include salary packaging, 6 weeks Leave, 10 days study leave and relocation.

What you need to do now
If you’re interested, please click apply now or forward a copy of your CV to hayley.schwab@hays.com.au

PLEASE NOTE – Please direct all applications to Hays who are exclusively managing the recruitment for this vacancy on behalf of Sunrise Health.