Commissioning Coordinator – Drug, Alcohol and Wellbeing Hunter New England Central Coast Limited


Commissioning Coordinator – Drug, Alcohol & Wellbeing

Location | Location Flexible – Erina, Newcastle, Armidale or Tamworth  

Hours | Full-time (1.0FTE)* 

Application close date | 9am Tuesday 5th September 2023 

Annual full-time equivalent salary | $85,915 – $93,451+ super + salary packaging** 

Join our team to support the HNECC PHN’s goal of improving health outcomes for people living in the Hunter New England and Central Coast regions.

Why work for us 

We are a values-driven organisation and are proud of our culture and the benefits we offer. We employ highly motivated and passionate people who work together to deliver innovative, locally relevant solutions that measurably improve the health outcomes of our communities. Our values are the basis of everything we do including how we work with each other and the way we connect with our industry partners and the wider community. 

We pride ourselves on being supportive and flexible and offer a great range of benefits including: 

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 (Less tax can mean more take home pay). 
  • Up to $2,650 of pre-tax income can be used to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.).
  • Hybrid model of working from the office and home – wfh up to 60% of working hours
  • Professional development / Education & Training opportunities.
  • Corporate Fitness Program (Fitness Passport – access to 650 Gyms & Swimming Pool Facilities).
  • Assistance Program support (EAP).
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives including 2023 Pride in Health & Wellbeing membership.
  • Safe driver training.
  • Collaboration with passionate like-minded professionals.
  • Additional Leave for family & community responsibilities.
  • Additional leave between the Christmas and New Year period.
  • A supportive team environment.
  • Ability to purchase additional leave.

About the role 
In this role you will work with key activity stakeholders to coordinate the design, procurement and ongoing monitoring and management of clinically appropriate, locally responsive programs (as assigned to you) and projects that are delivered across the region.  As well as providing subject matter expertise and leadership regarding the assigned programs and contribute to the development of all relevant procurement documents and evaluation of tender submissions, whilst ensuring that all HNECC contract deliverables are met for outcomes specific to the assigned programs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in health, social welfare, or business field.
  • 12 months experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation, consensus-building, data analysis and consultation skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders to achieve organisational/contract goals and performance,
  • Ability to work independently, and in a collaborative team. Set objectives and meet these within appropriate timeframes.

How to apply:

  • Please address the selection criteria in your cover letter. You will find the selection criteria in the position description which can be found after clicking “Apply” in the supporting documentation section.
  • Submit your cover letter and resume to the PHN by hitting the “apply now” button.

For more information, please contact the Manager – Drug, Alcohol & Wellbeing Commissioning, Mary-Anne Whitworth on 0429 473 611.

Our Commitment to Diversity 

We believe that our differences are what make us great. Whatever our race, gender identity, intersex status, ability, religion, beliefs, or sexual orientation. We are on our journey to continuously work to call out bias and celebrate workplace inclusion as guided by our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging strategy.

Additional Information 

*PHN’s have been funded by the Department of Health since 2015. All roles at our PHN are maximum-term and linked to our funding contracts with the Department of Health. This is a maximum term contract until 30 June 2025 and any contract extensions are dependent on ongoing funding. 

**Salary: This role is classified as Level 3, Grade 1 – 5 within our Enterprise Agreement and the rate will be dependent on skills. 

The current PHN policy requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.



Hunter New England Central Coast Limited

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