Workforce Planning
REQ118050 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 08/05/2020)
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $48.12 - $57.08 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ118050

Where you'll be working

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing

Align with National, State and Local strategies to close the health gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in NSW by attracting, developing and sustaining more Aboriginal people to work across all health professions and services within WSLHD. Uphold the principles of trust, respect and recognition of cultural values and traditions of Aboriginal people and communities across the District.

If you would like to discuss the role before determining to apply, you are invited to contact Maria Saupin, Director Learning & Development on maria.saupin@health.nsw.gov.au (from 22/7/19 through to the closing date).

If you would like a member of our Aboriginal staff to answer any questions you might have on how to apply for this role, you are invited to contact Braiden Abala, Director Aboriginal Health Strategy on braiden.abala@health.nsw.gov.au.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/  Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

This is an Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Identified position. Please see essential criteria. An applicant's race is a genuine occupational qualification for this role and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW. Please include some information about your Aboriginal Australian / Torres Strait Islander identity in the cover letter of your application. If offered an interview you can expand on this information at the interview itself in response to questions from an Aboriginal panel member.


Essential Criteria:

Vaccination Category: B
Checks: National Police Check
Evidence of Diversity Claim: Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander


Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal communities and communication / cross-communication protocols with a high level of awareness and understanding of the sensitivities and current issues affecting Aboriginal communities.
  2. Extensive knowledge of and experience within the current health environment within NSW; the interplay between Aboriginal culture, health status and health outcomes; and contemporary issues impacting on Aboriginal health and Aboriginal health workforce. Although not required, if you also have tertiary qualifications in health, human resources or organisational development, please be sure to include that in your response.
  3. Ability to develop, implement and administer policies, projects and programs which impact Aboriginal employment and workforce planning.
  4. Proven ability to interpret and analyse complex information with advanced skills in data management and utilisation for problem solving and planning.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a positive, collaborative and supportive manner to achieve agreed outcomes.
  6. High level experience in all aspects of project management.
  7. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills including demonstrated capacity to consult and negotiate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the
Position Description
  2) Find out more about
applying for this position
  3) For role related queries or questions contact Maria Saupin on

Applications Close: 11th August 2019                

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