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Communication For Safe Care Project Manager (Health Mgr Lvl 3) - Temp Ft

NSW Government - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time, 38 hours per week
Location: Liverpool Hospital, Eastern Campus - Location Negotiable
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $2,186.26 - $2,492.34 per week
Requisition ID: REQ233087
Application Close Date: 20/06/2021

There are wonderful opportunities to progress and excel in your career

About the opportunity 
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a project team working across two local health districts to develop an innovative model improving access to health services by people with communication disability.

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

Where you'll be working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What you'll be doing
The Project Manager will lead the development and implementation of the “Communication for Safe Care” project across South Western Sydney LHD (SWSLHD) and Western NSW LHD (WNSWLHD) and work collaboratively with the research and Work Integrated Learning project partners in the University of Sydney. The Project Manager will lead the project team across SWSLHD and WNSWLHD to develop, implement and evaluate a program of sustainable capacity building for health care workers and health environments to effectively support people with communication disability.
The “Communication for Safe Care” project is an NDIS Informational Linkages and Capacity Building funded project. It will develop and pilot a model for capacity building HCWs, developing accessible communication environments and creating capability to meet the needs of people with communication disability. The goal is to create communication accessible environments where people with communication disability will be supported to have more effective communication exchanges in a health care setting with a view to increasing engagement and giving them more choice and control over their own health care; thus improving the quality and safety of the health care provided. The project will involve health professional students in a deliberate and planned way to a) enhance project reach and impact and b) develop the skills of the future health workforce.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in a health profession or social sciences (or relevant work experience) and experience implementing the principles of communication access for people with communication disability.
  2. Previous change management and high-level project management experience involving development, monitoring and evaluation of project plans.
  3. Proven staff management and leadership experience in a large and complex organisation.
  4. Demonstrated experience in effective negotiation and communication skills across a range of stakeholders.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work with people with communication disabilities, families, carers and health care professionals, with knowledge of issues facing these stakeholders in metropolitan and rural communities.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and highly developed and effective management skills.
  7. High level computer skills including the Microsoft Office suite as well as an understanding of different methods of training delivery.
  8. Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment, and the willingness to travel to locations across SWSLHD and across NSW.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Katherine Kelly on 0436 647 980 or via email on [email protected]

Interview Date Range: 23/06/2021 - 30/06/2021

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application now.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process.

If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on [email protected].

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