Employment Opportunities at WNSW PHN

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is an agile and high performing organisation that responds to the identified needs of the community, Commonwealth and State health policy, and the development needs of primary health care providers.

WNSW PHN is an independent, not-for-profit organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and plays a pivotal role in supporting GP General Practice and Primary Health Care services to better meet the health needs of the community and patients. The organisation works with a range of primary health care oriented councils and clinical service providers to plan and fund programs based on the health needs of the region in order to better connect local health services to meet local health needs.

Health Outcomes Data Manager (Dubbo, Orange or Bathurst)

Full-time fixed term contract until 30 June 2018

The Health Outcomes Data Manager oversees all Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) population health planning and data analysis: a key responsibility being that of regional health outcomes measurement and the systematic management of all core population planning and service commissioning datasets. 

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Degree qualification in a Public Health, Health Informatics or other related area
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects or team-oriented programs
  • Strong analytical skills to collect, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.

This is a wonderful opportunity, with great conditions on offer including:

  • Generous salary packaging arrangements (with the ability to maximise)
  • Flexible and family friendly work environment
  • Vibrant, diverse and engaged workforce

Health outcomes Data Manager

Senior Project Coordinator - Suicide Prevention (Orange - Dubbo or Bathurst will be considered)

Full-time fixed term contract until 30 June 2018

This role is responsible for assisting the Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Manager with the development and implementation of the WNSW PHN portfolio of Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol and Suicide Prevention programs.

To be successful in this role you will need the skillset and experience to:

  • Contribute to the overall success of the WNSW PHN Mental Health and Substance Abuse portfolio, by taking lead responsibility of a suite of suicide prevention programs, ensuring that those programs meet funding requirements, operate within designated program guidelines, and meet contractual obligations.
  • Prepare plans and reports as required, ensuring thorough and accurate information appropriate for the program, project or other activity is captured and available within Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Drug & Alcohol programs.
  • Contribute to the commissioning, monitoring and evaluation of Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Drug & Alcohol programs, including the selection and commissioning of service providers.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of innovative and effective strategies which build the capacity of the suicide prevention care system.
  • Forming and sustaining effective partnerships with a range of service providers and community agencies involved in delivering suicide prevention services, especially those service providers commissioned by WNSW PHN.

senior project coordinator - suicide prevention