Program Facilitator EOL Palliative Care WentWest

JOB DESCRIPTION

Want to work for a dynamic social impact organisation driving innovation and health reform? Looking to work with an open-minded, open-hearted team of driven individuals? Have the skills and ambition to make real change and build capacity and capability in the access to safe, quality palliative care at home and support end-of-life care systems and services in the community

We are proud of the diversity of our staff and the community we support and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants and all other backgrounds to apply. This role can be adapted to suit part-time candidates and is fixed term until June 2025, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding.

From supporting front line primary care providers, to driving health data reform, leading first-of-kind research projects, to launching innovative models of collaborative care, WentWest prides itself in thinking outside of the box and being ahead of the curve. As the Primary Health Network for Western Sydney, we act as a change agent for health reform and bring together partners from across the health, education, justice and social sectors so that people from all backgrounds can access cohesive, holistic, quality care. We see challenge as an opportunity for innovation and are driven by our joint vision of building healthier communities, empowering individuals and supporting a sustainable primary health care workforce and system.

In 2021 WentWest was awarded the silver award for the Best Workplace Flexibility Program at the Australian HR Awards. Over the years, we have refined the flexibility, wellbeing and health resources available to support our teams and their families and ensured that our staff have the best opportunities and environment for learning and development. Our commitment to our employees comes from the belief that building a healthy community begins by building an engaged, empowered and healthy workforce.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a team of skilled, dedicated professionals driving social change, then WentWest is for you.

About the Role

As the Program Facilitator (End-of Life and Palliative Care) you’ll be part of the Primary Care Development and Delivery Team.   This talented and skilled team drives the Primary Care transformation and integration across Western Sydney with the objective of increasing the equity of health access.

From assisting in the development of organisational strategies that support the implementation of key objectives within the greater Choice at Home for Palliative Care portfolio, to consulting with relevant stakeholders to develop strategies and  communication processes across service providers, including how to access palliative care support and advice after-hours, this  role involves working with Primary Care providers to apply evidence base practice in palliative care and use relevant MBS items and other programs provided by WentWest.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Is able to work at some out of hours events or community forums
  • Has 3 years experience in a service delivery, program coordination or support role in a health care or NGP environment
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the Australian health care system, including palliative and end of life care and relevant services
  • Works collaboratively consults, negotiates, and manages complex relationships

If this sounds like you, then read more about the role by downloading the position description from the Careers page on the WentWest website.

Ready to join the team?

Here’s what our staff love about working at WentWest:

  • “Great leadership, amazing people, all with a sense of purpose.” 2021 Culture Survey feedback
  • “The passion, drive and friendly nature of all the team members, combined with the flexible working options make WW a truly great place to work.” – 2021 Culture Survey feedback
  • “We as a team are making a dent in disadvantage. We are in an effective place to make a difference.” 2021 Culture Survey feedback
  • Superannuation 12%
  • Annual leave loading 17.5%
  • Not for profit salary packaging
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave for parents regardless of gender

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current National Police Check. In accordance with the WentWest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy you will be required to be double vaccinated against COVID-19. Current NSW Drivers Licence and access to transport as regular travel is required as part of the role within the Western Sydney area is required. Full working rights to work in Australia are required for this role.

For further information about the organisation and the Position Description, please visit the careers page on our website.

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