Program Officer Job at NSW Government -Health System Support Group – New South Wales

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time up to 30 June 2023

Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2

Remuneration: $102,640.00 – $121,739.00, plus Superannuation

Location: 1 Reserve Road, St Leonards

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ368589

Closing Date: 15 January 2023 (11:59PM)

This position is open to internal NSW Health permanent employees, or temporary employees who have been employed as part of a merit based selection process for more than 3 months.

To submit application, you must sign in using your Stafflink ID.

Where you’ll be working

You will be working with a diverse and dynamic team within Health System Support Group (HSSG) and based at 1 Reserve Road, St Leonards, NSW 2065. HSSG is a unit of the Public Health System Support Division of the Health Administration Corporation to provide services to support the public health system in implementing Government targets and programs.

For more information go to www.health.nsw.gov.au

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Director – Rostering Best Practice, the Program Officer is responsible for a comprehensive range of project management, stakeholder engagement and change management activities, involving Local Health Districts and Networks with activities that will drive identification and design of strategies to meet the objective of rostering maturity towards rostering optimisation for NSW Health.

The Program Officer, Rostering Best Practice is a member of the System Performance Support Branch – Rostering Best Practice Team and works collegially to meet the objectives and aims of best practice rostering design for NSW Health; promoting improvements in quality and safety of patient care; adequate staffing coverage; and staff training needs.

Candidate Assessment

You may be asked to undertake further assessments as part of the recruitment process for this position, which may include, but is not limited to, psychometric assessment (e.g. personality and cognitive abilities assessments) and/or particular work tasks.

How to apply

Your application to be considered should include:
Responses by addressing the selection criteria below

An up-to-date resume of no more than five (5) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.

2x referees will need to be supplied prior to an offer being made.

Application must be lodged electronically. Please go to https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/ and search Job Reference Number REQ368589 to submit your application.

Selection Criteria

Awareness of staff rostering procedures, protocols and practices within a hospital environment and qualifications or equivalent; and demonstrated understanding of rostering best practice in nursing, allied health, medical or corporate services.

Demonstrated experience in all aspects of project or program management including planning, budget management and achieving outcomes within budget and deadlines, including managing multiple, concurrent projects.

Demonstrated superior verbal, written, interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to motivate, influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to share ownership of strategic and project objectives.

Sound analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to analyse and interpret information, prepare draft written reports, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business focused resourcing solutions especially in the context of ensuring efficient and cost effective rostering within the hospital environment.

Proven ability to implement change management initiatives, including the planning, managing change, improving performance, management of risks, and ensuring adoption of new initiatives.

Advanced skills in communicating qualitative and quantitative information to varying audiences using Microsoft Office products, or similar, in a creative and innovative format.

Capacity and willingness to travel to locations within NSW regional towns and centres on an ad hoc basis and overnight as required including a current NSW Drivers Licence.

Need more information?

2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Elsie Wahome on [email protected]

Our Commitment to Diversity

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, LGBTIQ+, those with special needs and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information, visit our Aboriginal Workforce Page or contact our Access and Inclusion Team.

Aboriginal Workforce contact email: [email protected]

Access and Inclusion Team contact email: [email protected]

Things to consider when submitting application:
To be eligible for employment in the role you must be one of the following. You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia:

an Australian Citizen, or

a permanent resident of Australia, or

a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or

a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

This position is open to internal NSW Health permanent employees, or temporary employees who have been employed as part of a merit based selection process for more than 3 months.

Ministry of Health staff are part of the Public Service Group and employed under Government Sector Employment Act 2013 (NSW), and are not employees of NSW Health and would not be eligible to apply for internally advertised roles.

COVID-19 Vaccination Compliancy

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

To learn more about working at the NSW Health, please visit our career portal.

Applications Close: 15 January 2023 (11:59PM)

About the Company

Company: NSW Government -Health System Support Group –

Company Location:  New South Wales

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