First listed on: 10 November 2022

Health Impacts Leader

  • Full-time, Fixed Term until 26th January 2024
  • Based in Footscray and Collingwood
  • Increase your take home pay with a generous Salary Packaging
  • Option for 1 ADO per month and hybrid working arrangements available

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

The Health Impacts Cluster aims to deliver high quality healthcare and support and facilitate optimal health outcomes with client groups in the Inner North and West of Melbourne who may not typically access community health services.

The position of Health Impacts Leader is change oriented role with a focus on service development, improving outcomes for the most disadvantaged communities, and sustainability.

The Health Impacts Leader holds responsibility for a complex and significant suite of cohealth's programs and services including:

  • Multidisciplinary Teams - inclusive of Counselling, Allied health, and Nursing services
  • Service Access

The Health Impacts Leader will also be responsible for a budget of approximately $11m.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Provision of efficient, safe, high quality and evidence-informed services responsive to individual and community needs
  • Contributing to budget and financial forecasting processes for all services and programs within the Cluster
  • Recruitment and retention of a professional, diverse, and inclusive workforce, and a culture across the Cluster that enables collegiate, high functioning teams and builds workforce capacity
  • Identification and mitigation of program/service specific risks and reporting on risk as required by cohealth policy and through agreed processes
  • Participates in regular coaching and supervision and an annual development review process with the Network Director

Our ideal candidate:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate qualification as a health service or community services professional and a post graduate management qualification. Alternate tertiary qualifications may also be considered if the applicant has extensive and relevant experience. An understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of harm reduction and the social model of health
  • Deep understanding of the community health sector including a current curated professional network, experience in delivering culturally specific, community informed services in a social model of health and including associated clinical/practice governance and quality management processes relevant to the service Cluster
  • Ability to create and maintain an authorising and positive performance focussed environment
  • Values commitment to improving the health outcomes of disadvantaged and marginalised communities

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Greg Bourke -

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6159839. Applications close 24 November 2022.


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