Project Coordinator, Palliative Care at Home SNSW

Project Coordinator, Palliative Care at Home SNSW

  • by Kate Bowman
  • July 8, 2022
  • Contribute to the creation of one coordinated regional health system for our community
  • Live local, work local – position is based in Queanbeyan or Moruya
  • Hybrid Full time contract to 30/6/2025
  • Generous tax-free salary packaging option 

About Us
COORDINARE is the values led Primary Health Network for South Eastern NSW and is one of 31 PHNs across Australia and one of 10 PHNs in NSW. Our region stretches from Helensburgh in the north, past Eden to the Victorian border in the south, and inland to Cooma/Monaro, Queanbeyan, Yass and Goulburn.

Together with diverse government, non-profit, education and research, and private healthcare organisations we work to transform the health system to improve health outcomes across this unique region.

This important and exciting opportunity builds on previous palliative and end of life models of care work to develop and implement new and innovative palliative care projects or expand on existing activities, in order to improve consumer experience and access. The Project Coordinator, Palliative Care is responsible for this vital work in SNSW. 

About the Role

Drive awareness of palliative care and facilitate improved access to, and coordination of, safe quality integrated palliative and end of life care services and ensure patients/carers palliative care choices are met. These roles will work with local stakeholders to develop and implement person centered initiatives that:

  • Improve access to palliative care at home and support end of life care systems and services in primary health care and community care,
  • Enable the right care, at the right time, in the right place to reduce unnecessary hospitalisation,
  • Generate and use data to support continuous improvement of services across sectors,
  • Use available technologies to support flexible and responsive palliative care at home, including after hours.

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience in aged care, end of life care, or primary/community health settings,
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with and work collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to achieve innovative and practical solutions,
  • Ability to work unsupervised, under pressure, prioritise commitments and meet critical deadlines while maintaining quality standards,
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in delivering projects in complex and specialised environments,
  • An affinity with the purpose and the values of the organisation.

COORDINARE is an equal opportunity employer that embraces and enjoys diverse voices. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you are looking for a lifestyle change on the coast or close to the capital but still seeking a fulfilling role, this is an opportunity to join our dynamic organisation with excellent benefits and flexible working arrangements where you can use your health sector experience to benefit your community. Please complete your application by providing:

  • A covering letter addressing the selection criteria as listed in the position description
  • A copy of your resume 

Completed applications should be forwarded to careers@coordinare.org.au

Successful applicants must have the right to work in Australia, be willing to complete a Criminal Record Check and, due to our purpose and nature of our work, must be able to demonstrate up to date COVID 19 vaccination status or medical exemption.

For further information about this opportunity please contact Philippa Gately on 0437 781275.

Applications close at 5pm 15 July 2022.

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