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District Director, Integrated Care, Allied Health & Community Services

Job Title: District Director, Integrated Care, Allied Health & Community Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Macquarie
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-26
Reference: BH-28999
Contact Name: Rob Macmillan
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 27, 2021 11:55

Job Description

District Director Integrated Care, Allied Health and Community Services - HSSE Band 1
Mid North Coast Local Health District
Port Macquarie, NSW

• Pivotal executive leadership role, reporting to the Chief Executive
• Outstanding opportunity to impact this regional health service and the communities served
• Beautiful coastal location with excellent salary package and conditions

About the role

The Mid North Coast Local Health District (MNCLHD) extends from Port Macquarie in the south to Coffs Harbour in the north, along the picturesque and popular coastal strip of NSW, and serves a population of 215,000. It has a workforce of 4,300 across seven hospital sites, operates to a budget of c$740m, and is led by Mr Stewart Dowrick, CEO. MNCLHD is financially robust, with excellent performance outcomes across its main clinical services, and enjoys strong relationships with its numerous stakeholders and partners including the local PHN, academic and research partners, neighbouring health districts and the wider community.

As part of the MNCLHD future strategy and reform agenda centred around care in the community, MNCLHD are now seeking an experienced District Director Integrated Care, Allied Health and Community Services. Reporting to the CE and based from Port Macquarie, this person will provide strategic leadership across the allied health and community services portfolios, forging a truly integrated healthcare delivery system. As a leader of the profession and system-wide collaborator, the role takes a multi-disciplinary approach. It leads a range of integrated health programs across the District to improve health outcomes and patients’ experience of care, better co-ordination of services between primary, community and hospital settings and working towards a more efficient health care delivery system. This person will work in partnership with the Chief Executive, MNCLHD Senior Executive Team, North Coast Primary Health Network, general practitioners, and the local communities.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will be a contemporary executive leader able to demonstrate significant achievement across a broad spectrum of areas ideally including allied health, integrated care, community care, clinical operations, strategic planning and delivery, workforce management and clinical governance. You will display outstanding leadership and communication skills with the ability to influence multiple stakeholders across all disciplines of the health profession as well as across the broad patient community.

This is an opportunity of transformational significance and comes at a pivotal point in our organisation’s evolution.

Please CLICK HERE to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role which includes the detailed Role Description and details on how to apply.

This is an ongoing, full time, Band 1, Health Service Senior Executive (HSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $234,775 to $258,405 per annum with annual performance reviews, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Rob Macmillan, Partner Health – Derwent Search or Madison Milliner at or call 02 9091 3266.

Applications close: Thursday 11th November (11.59pm)

COVID-19 vaccination is now a mandatory requirement for all NSW Health employees. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status upon joining to support this recruitment process.

NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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