Friday, November 9, 2007

Position Vacant Coffs Harbour

Department of Health and Ageing
Closing date: Thursday, 22 November 2007NSW State OfficeOffice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Branch, Indigenous Whole of Government and Mainstream Access Section
Job Title: Solution Broker
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $76,718 - $87,498
Location: Coffs Harbour & Dubbo NSW
Classification: Executive Level 1
Position No: Several Positions
Job Description Duties A key priority for the Department of Health and Ageing is to work toward improved health outcomes for Aboriginal peoples. As part of this role the Department has established Solution Broker positions to work with Indigenous Coordination Centres (ICCs) to contribute Health and Ageing expertise in developing whole of Government solutions to better address indigenous disadvantage.As a Solution Broker you will need to focus strategically, harness information and opportunities to explore innovative ideas, steer and implement change, develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders, negotiate persuasively and understand issues impacting on Aboriginal people.You will also represent and promote awareness of the Department’s policy and programs to the ICC, take a lead role in brokering innovative Whole of Government solutions to better meet the health and ageing needs of Aboriginal people, explore opportunities to improve program coordination, flexibility and access and cultivate productive relationships with other Government and non Government agencies and Aboriginal communities.Current drivers license, and the ability to travel within rural and remote areas is required. Notes All applicants must quote reference number 07-1169. Applications close 7pm EDST.This is a Full-time, non-ongoing position for a Specified TermOngoing and non-ongoing positions are available. The positions are not required to commence work until February 2008
About Department of Health and Ageing Department of Health and Ageing is focussed on achieving better health and active ageing for Australians. We need capable and motivated people working with us to make this happen. If you want to join our team, and can meet our job requirements, we invite you to apply for a position with us to build better health, better care and a better life for all Australians. Our selection process is now much simpler. The first step is a written application stating how you meet our core capabilities. If you are short listed, the final step is an interview including a short work sample test. Further information and application forms are available in our Application Kit, available online or by phoning the contact person for the job. Hearing or speech impaired applicants can obtain the election documents from the Department's TTY number (02) 6289 5945. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds.
To Apply
Selection Documentation:
Linda Mere, 02 9263 3564,
Position Contact:
Peter Merrett, 02 9263 3561
Effective People Pty Ltd Personnel and Recruitment Consultants PO Box 3907 Weston Creek ACT Australia 2611
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