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Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up to 01-Dec-2021
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 2
Remuneration: 97812 - 116013
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ192960
Location: Westmead

That there are two positions (1.6FTE) available across the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. 
One position will be based at Sydney Children’s Hospital at Randwick, and one position will be based at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. 
The hours will be negotiated with the successful applicants, up to 38 hours per week. 


What you'll be doing

• Implement and lead the Patient and Family Engagement components of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN) Clinical Governance Framework, as informed by the SCHN Strategic Plan, the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards and any other relevant NSW Health materials with the support of the Patient and Family Engagement - Network Manager. 
• Support and develop the Network’s capacity to engage patients, families and community members in the strategic planning, delivery and evaluation of services in a way which is consistent with the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2). This will be achieved through the creation of effective and accessible processes, training and support and information. 
• Support and develop the Network’s capacity in achieving and maintaining accreditation against the NSQHS Standards (2nd ed.) with a focus on the specific requirements in the Partnering with Consumers Standard.
  1. Qualifications in (or currently studying for a qualification) a welfare/healthcare discipline or equivalent experience

  2. Demonstrated ability in working in partnership with patients, families and carers

  3. Demonstrated ability to build staff capacity to support patients, families and carers

  4. High level interpersonal communication and written skills including the ability to consult, engage and negotiate effectively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders

  5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively across a range of differing tasks

  6. Excellent project management skills, including managing multiple projects and deadlines

  7. Able to demonstrate qualities such as integrity, warmth, humility, friendliness and enthusiasm.

  8. A capacity to understand complaint management and conflict resolution

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.    

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

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 Sarah Bassett on Sarah.Bassett@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close:01/11/2020

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