Director Primary Healthcare

Salary packaging + employee assistance program
Access to supportive staff mentoring, education & development programs
Flexible working arrangements available - flexible work hours

Job number:


Closing Date:

31 Jan 2021

  • Impact the future of Healthcare in our region

  • Lead the development and management of Primary Health Care programs

  • Lead a high performing and collaborative Primary Health Care team

  • Subsidised accommodation for 3 months – 3 bdrm, 2 ½ bth modern townhouse

A rewarding career opportunity awaits you as an experienced healthcare leader, working as part of the Executive Management team.

About Us

Gippsland Southern Health Service is a major provider of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire. GSHS offers a broad range of services that meet the needs of a diverse and sparsely populated area. With two main acute facilities based at Leongatha and Korumburra, GSHS offers a broad range of specialist, general, acute, subacute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

About You

You are a respectful and passionate health leader who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do. You believe in progressive, evidence- based solutions to primary health services and are an advocate for innovation. Your prior experience leading, and supervising health care services means that you are intuitive to the needs of large complex environments. Leading diverse, multi-disciplinary teams is something you thrive on as well as developing capability and delivering exceptional outcomes.

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and leading a team of Health Professionals, you will be responsible for leading the delivery of Primary Healthcare services across South Gippsland. You will provide effective leadership and management whilst embedding efficient, evidence-based services that meet the needs of our community. You will establish and maintain partnerships with other service providers to benefit the communities we serve.


  • Salary packaging and novated car leasing.

  • Staff have access to supportive staff mentoring.

  • Education and development programs.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience working within a business development environment.

  • Experience leading a team of professionals through an innovative, comprehensive change management program to achieve expected outcomes and measurable      benefits to the community.

  • Substantial and demonstrated experience in the management of community services and/or primary health at a senior level.

  • Knowledge and experience of compliance and clinical governance and reporting requirements with the following standards; NSQHS, HACC, Community Care, CHSP and other relevant accreditation bodies.

  • A track record of successful submission writing.

The position description, located below, provides further details on duties and responsibilities and essential criteria which suitable applicants will be shortlisted.

Further Information:

Mark Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

5667 5504

Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

Patients, Clients & Families

Gippsland Southern Health Service acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country

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