Health Service Manager



Are you looking to gain experience in readiness for your next career step? Gaining experience at Denman MPS might be just what you’re looking for!

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until August 2022
Position Classification: Nurse Mgr Gde 3
Remuneration: $127,159.18 – $129,522.86 + 10% Superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ283354

Health Service Manager
Denman Multi Purpose Service


About the Role
Denman Multi Purpose Service has an amazing new opportunity for a Health Service Manager to lead and manage the clinical services team to provide excellent patient/client care within the facility in order to maximise the health outcomes for the community. The successful applicant will lead and manage the clinical services team to provide excellent patient/resident care within Denman Multi Purpose Service (MPS). You will work as part of the Hunter Valley Sector Executive Team and act as a primary interface between senior managers of the service and front line staff. Accountabilities include advancing Excellence initiatives, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships and networks to support seamless service delivery across heath care teams as well as working clinically as required.

You will form part of the executive team of the Hunter Valley Sector supported by the General Manager and Health Service Managers of the Executive Team. You will also be supported with a friendly team, monthly accountability meetings and an annual personal development plan.

Where you’ll be working
The Denman MPS is a 19-bed facility with 13 flexible beds allocated to high level residential aged care patients, 4 flexible acute care beds and 2 Emergency Department bays. Respite care is provided in a residential setting. Staff Accommodation available. A small country town with a big name in fine wine, good food and heritage charm, Denman is a gem of the beautiful Upper Hunter with rolling vineyards and cellar doors to champion horse studs and magnificent national parks.

About You
You have a demonstrated ability to lead, coach, mentor and guide others to enable them to reach their full potential as well as a focus on service excellence evidenced by the ability to read and act on issues quickly, decisively and effectively. To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated leader with relevant post graduate qualifications in clinical leadership or management.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

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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 Diana Peers on Di.Peers@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 31st January 2022