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Executive Director, Health Services

Organisation : Nganampa Health Council (NHC)

Location : NT Regional (Alice Springs)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical, Management, Operations Management, Policy & Research

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Development, Community Support Services, Health – General, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Opportunity to significantly impact Indigenous health in remote South Australia
  • Alice Springs based with regular travel through the APY lands
  • Senior leadership opportunity - work collaboratively with ELT & board

The Organisation
  
Established in 1983, Nganampa Health Council (NHC) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation operating on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the far north west of South Australia.
  
NHC has a sustained national reputation for best practice clinical services, leading edge collaborative program research and development and for the collection of outcome data as a basis for ongoing evaluation.
  
NHC operates seven clinics, the Tjilpi Pampaku Ngura Aged Care facility and assorted health related programs including aged care, sexual health, environmental health, health worker training, dental, women’s health, male health, children’s health, immunisation, eye health and mental health.

The Role
  
Working collaboratively as part of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), you will have responsibility for guiding the organisation through its next stage of growth and development while continuing to progress the current breadth of programs and services.  This role will promote and operationalise the aims and objectives of the organisation’s strategic plan.  Specifically you will:

  • Provide advice and support to the organisation’s board
  • Ensure the strategic plan, business plan and risk management plan are approved by the board
  • Oversee administrative, workplace and staffing issues
  • As part of the ELT, oversee infrastructure planning, policy & program development, and asset management

Skills Required
  
You have developed your executive career in the health, social welfare, community sector or a like-minded corporate. You have previously managed the delivery of a diverse range of programs and services in an executive leadership role. 
  
You have the ability to work under Aboriginal management and would describe your operational management skills as the core of your success.  Your experience includes:

  • Strategic leadership at an organisational level
  • Success engaging and working collaboratively with key stakeholders
  • Negotiation and management of government and non-government funding
  • Working with a board, with the ability to drive strategic planning
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in management, health or social sciences, or other relevant field

If you are inspired by the opportunity to significantly impact Indigenous health, please click apply and forward your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required section above.  Alternatively, please call Lisa Morell on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Nganampa Health Council (NHC)

How to apply for this role


Please quote in application: Executive Director, Health Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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