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Program Manager Healthy Ageing Support and Care

Adelaide, Australia
$94,206 to $104,282 p.a.
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

Position Details

  • Fixed term | Part-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 7 | $94,206 to $104,282 p.a.
  • Location: Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. At the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates. 

About the Role

We are seeking a Program Manager who will manage the day-to-day coordination of the projects within the Healthy Ageing, Support and Care program. The Program Manager will deliver high level coordination and support services for the program team who are undertaking research across ageing including: increasing health and quality of life outcomes through early ageing initiatives, implementing telehealth to increase primary healthcare consultations in aged care, improving care transitions, and reducing restrictive practices in residential aged care settings.

This role also involves:

  • Facilitation and monitoring of ethics and Governance processes associated with the Healthy Ageing Support and Care Program.
  • High level support of program database management and security of data.
  • Organisation of meetings and project events, catering and travel arrangements.
  • Development of website and social media broadcasts.
  • Recruitment and training of other project staff.

About You

You will have a high level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

In this role you will also demonstrate:

  • Knowledge or experience in aged care relevant to healthy ageing, support, and care.
  • Completion of Good Clinical Practice Program.
  • Well-developed project management, writing and financial management skills with a great attention to detail.
  • High-level experience with large data management and quality data collection.
  • Ability to prioritise, problem solve and meet deadlines with high quality outcomes.

Completion of a degree with at least four (4) years’ subsequent relevant experience or extensive experience and management expertise in technical or administrative fields.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit a CV, along with a Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Stacey George


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

14 Mar 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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