About the organisation
For 20 years WentWest has been an integral part of the Western Sydney community; working to progress the region’s health system, bringing together key partners from across the health, education, justice and social sectors, and acting as change agent for health reform. Their vision is to build healthier communities, empower individuals and support a sustainable primary health care workforce and system.
About the role
The newly created role of Director of Social Impact and Community Development is pivotal to WentWest’s role as a change agent and enabler of reform. This new executive position will take a lead role in developing, maintaining, and strengthening WentWest’s presence in the community and with providers, governments, philanthropic donors/investors and private sector partners forwarding the organisation’s ambitions to scale, diversify and grow our social impact. Your knowledge of Australian health care and genuine commitment to health system reform and improving health and social outcomes is critical to success in this role.
Leveraging your strong skills in social impact generation and measurement, you will also need to bring a proven track record in stakeholder management, partnership development, and communications. Your ability to contribute to thought leadership, public policy and grant proposals will lead WentWest in pursuing a range of opportunities to deliver on its strategy positively enacting change in Western Sydney. If you are a self starter and are a senior leader with experience in a combination of business and community development, and have a passion of driving change at the executive and board level, this opportunity is for you. Bring your commercial acumen and entrepreneurial drive, and your experience in developing and executing programs/products and business development strategies.
WentWest are proud of the diversity of their staff and the community they support and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants and all other backgrounds.
How to apply
People for Purpose are partnering with WentWest Limited to lead the search for this role. We invite you to read the Position Description and Benefits of Working at WentWest document on the People for Purpose website in the WentWest entry under Executive Search (www.peopleforpurpose.com.au). Once you have absorbed this information, if you have specific questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing WentWest and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.
Applications close 5pm on Sunday 26 June, 2022
Please quote in application: Director, Social Impact and Community Development via Pro Bono Australia.