Manager, Health Workforce Training

Lismore, Australia
Base Salary starting at $109,663 + 17% superannuation (Pro-rata)
27 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time/ fixed term contract until December 2024, based in Lismore
  • Be a part of a national initiative to foster the development of rural health education and research
  • Base Salary starting at $109,663 + 17% superannuation (Pro-rata)

About the opportunity

The Rural Clinical School (Northern Rivers) (RCSNR)is a collaborative initiative managed and hosted by the University of Sydney. In addition to Sydney, the collaboration includes the University of Wollongong, the University of Western Sydney, Southern Cross University and key health service partners in the region.

The RCSNR was founded in 2001 as part of a national initiative to foster the development of rural health education and research and now employs 120 staff across two sites in Lismore and Grafton.

The Rural Clinical School is seeking a Manager based in Lismore to provide strategic, operational leadership and integration of simulation and clinical skills (undergraduate and postgraduate), continuing professional development, and supports effective cooperation with the Regional Training Hub and various stakeholder communities including the Local Health District, Healthy North Coast and health and community services.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and facilitate an integrated and complementary approach to the UCRH clinical training activities
  • develop and implement business planning including market and financial analyses to ensure relevant and financially viable activities.
  • maintain close working relationships with major stakeholders such as the NNSW Local Health District and Healthy North Coast Primary Health Network, contributing to thought leadership in training and encouraging collaboration
  • provide strategic planning and development of the Simulation Centre
  • provide effective leadership and management of the staff in the Simulation Centre
  • support and facilitate Regional Training Hub activities
  • build local health workforce capacity
  • provide guidance and advocacy for the Regional Training Hub Manager and Clinical Director.

About you

  • Postgraduate qualifications with extensive relevant experience in business administration in healthcare or an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • strong business and financial acumen and strategic thinking skills
  • proven management experience at a senior level; together with flexibility, capacity to adapt to changing circumstances and environments and, when necessary, navigating through ambiguity
  • financial analysis and planning experience and literacy, experience managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure for a project
  • proven experience working in the health sector or knowledge of the health sector
  • extensive experience in managing a diverse group of key stakeholders and the ability to develop/cultivate productive relationships with industry providers and key users
  • track record of effective leadership and people management skills within and outside of formal reporting structures.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Sunday 10 July 2022 11:59 PM