Executive Director, Aboriginal Health - SALHN
Department for Health and Wellbeing
Job reference: 794770
Location: 5042 - BEDFORD PARK
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
The Executive Director, Aboriginal Health reports to the Chief Executive Officer Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) for the provision of strategic and professional leadership and significantly contributes to the achievement of SALHN’s strategic priorities as outlined in the Strategic Directions map 2019-24, South Australia’s Health Care Plan and SALHN’s Service Level Agreement.
The successful incumbent will be accountable to the Chief Executive Officer for Aboriginal Health Service delivery performance in accordance with SALHN’s Service level Agreement, Integrated Governance and Performance Frameworks and Management Domains and associated performance agreements.
The Executive Director, Aboriginal Health will lead the organisational in developing its service plan in how SALHN delivers culturally appropriate care in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait health professional staff development and engagement across the network.
The successful incumbent will be required to lead the development of/and implement plans to ensure the strategic priorities of SALHN and SA Health in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health are embedded in relevant and culturally acceptable service delivery models across the network and drive service out to the community. This role maintains responsibility for ensuring appropriate models of community consultation are developed/promulgated along with engaging with internal and external stakeholders to further improve health outcomes for the community are key to the successful undertaking of the position.
This is an Identified Aboriginal Health Role. In accordance with Section 52(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA), applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
The successful incumbent will receive in addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), access to salary sacrifice benefits. You can watch this short video about the available benefits that salary packaging may bring you.
The South Australian public sector also promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
The successful candidate's appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and Immunisation compliance as indicated on the Role description.
COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011- (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 794770
NAME: Chelsea Crack Telephone: (08) 8204 4818
Application Closing Date
11.55 pm Tuesday 5 July 2022