Be at the heart of our vital work in Indigenous primary healthcare
Attractive salary and opportunities to learn and progress
We have a NEW opportunity for a motivated and passionate Leader to join our team. Take on an important role where you’ll improve the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians by listening to, and building trust with, our clients and the wider community. We’ll provide great learning opportunities, giving you the chance to grow your skills and progress your career.
Established in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service is a community organisation providing comprehensive primary health care to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory. We aim to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of our clients through innovative comprehensive programs based on principles of equity, access, empowerment, determination and collaboration.
About the opportunity
You will make a real impact with us, connecting our health practitioners and wider team with our clients and community. You’ll join a united team, truly dedicated to our mission.
This position will lead and manage the delivery of quality, culturally sensitive, comprehensive primary health care allied health and specialist services within Danila Dilba. You will also lead the development and implementation of a range of new services and programs within DDHS aimed at improving the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of the greater Darwin region.
You’ll IMPACT the community, helping close the gap in Indigenous healthcare and wellbeing, one helping hand at a time.
You’ll be PROUD, both of the work you do and who you work for.
You’ll work with a TEAM, alongside people who are down to earth and truly dedicated to what we do.
You’ll EXPERIENCE and learn something new every day through the variety of your role.
You’ll embrace the OPPORTUNITY to grow your skills and progress your career
As part of this role, you will:
Effectively lead and manage organisational change, people and budget management.
Supervise operational and clinical services and staff and intervene when required to ensure appropriate rostering of staff, client workflow management, compliance with agreed service levels and national health accreditation standards so performance targets are met and exceeded wherever possible
Work with the team to ensure streamlining of allied health and specialist services, improve access and coordination of care for clients
Implement relevant policies and procedures to ensure clinical and legal compliance
Monitor operational budget and ensure purchases are within budget and level of delegation
Are you the right person?
Proven leadership and organisational abilities to understand and manage budget and people matters relevant to the operation of primary health care environment
Proven communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work constructively with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds and multi-disciplinary teams.
Proven cross-cultural competence relevant to the DDHS environment.
Knowledge of Aboriginal health issues and understanding of Aboriginal history, culture and aspirations and the role of community-controlled health organisations.
We want you to be proud of both the work you do and of who you work for! Follow your path at Danila Dilba - where every person matters.