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Position Details
Reference Number 419346
Position Title Policy Analyst Priority Populations
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 30/10/2018)
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Health Manager Level 2
Salary $1,784.23 - $2,116.23
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

This position is responsible for providing professional advice for the staff, dental practitioners and health professionals to ensure effective and efficient delivery of evidenced based preventive and oral health promotion programs for NSW priority populations. The Policy Analyst Priority Populations will plan, develop, implement and evaluate appropriate interventions for NSW priority populations.


Note: For this position description, ‘Priority Populations’ are older people, people with special needs, rural and remote communities,  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, children, adolescents, youth, are the responsibility of other COHS staff.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.


Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


*Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability*


This position is temporary full time (Maternity relief up to 12 months), working 38 hours per week and is classified as a Health Manager Level 2.


Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Selection Criteria 1. Demonstrated understanding and application of project management processes.

2. Demonstrated highly developed and effective organisational skills, with the ability to work autonomously, and in a team environment to meet outcomes in a timely and efficient manner.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of current national oral health, state, and health promotion priorities.

4. Demonstrated ability to maintain and apply contemporary knowledge of oral health issues for priority populations.

5. Demonstrated excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop collaborative partnerships with multidisciplinary groups and key stakeholders.

6. Well-developed written communication and computer skills to prepare, review, and edit strategic plans, policies, Ministerial correspondence and briefings, reports, papers and proposals.
Contact Person Dr. Angela Masoe
Contact Number 0288904387
Closing Date 26/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view