Executive Officer - SCPCP - Full time - Fixed Term

Category: Primary & Community Care Services
Monday 11 September 2017
Position Description
Applications close 28 September 2017


Full Time – limited term contract until 30 June 2019

(Potential for extension subject to funding)


The South Coast Primary Care Partnership (SCPCP) is one of 28 PCPs across the state of Victoria, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. It is a voluntary partnership of 29 health and community organisations, who have worked together over the past 16 years towards achieving better health outcomes for the community across the South Coast (Bass Coast and South Gippsland Local Government Areas). The South Coast Primary Care Partnership, with Bass Coast Health (BCH) as the auspice body, is located in Wonthaggi.

This senior leadership position reports to the Chair of the South Coast PCP Steering Group which comprises seven tier one member organisations.

Key deliverables for the South Coast PCP include building the capacity of the health service system in the catchment through partnership development, integrated health promotion (prevention), service coordination and improved access to services (health literacy and diversity).

The Executive Officer duties include:

  • Leadership and partnership development
  • Strategic planning and implementation using the social model of health approach
  • Health service system development
  • Project management and evaluation
  • Stakeholder relations, marketing and communication
  • Provision of executive support to the governance group
  • Budgetary and staff management


To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent relevant experience in public health, health and community services or a related field
  • Experience in program management and development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven experience and sound knowledge of primary health and community services sectors
  • An understanding of the social model of health and the determinants of health and their impact on populations
  • Demonstrated understanding of the current national and state primary health reform program
  • The ability to work independently and within a team, and be a highly motivated and self-starter.


For further information about the position please contact Mel Hibbins, Executive Officer, South Coast PCP on 0439 452 195.


Applications should include a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria, your resume and 2 professional referees and be addressed to the Human Resources Officer - email to: Pat.Grasby@basscoasthealth.org.au


Applications close 12.00 noon Thursday 28 September 2017


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