First listed on: 09 June 2020
General Manager, Integrated Care and Community Health - Western Sydney Local Health District

Executive Band 1
Western Sydney Local Health District

  • We are seeking an experienced and authentic leader to strategically drive the development of contemporary Integrated and Community Health services across Western Sydney Local Health District.

  • With your solution focused, innovative approach and an eye for quality patient outcomes you will be pivotal in strengthening an already well developed service across one of the fast growing and multicultural diverse populations in Australia

  • In return you will be part of and supported by a seasoned and committed executive, with the vision of delivering world class health care in a values based environment where patients and staff matter.

Role Outline

The General Manager Integrated Care and Community Health is the senior operational manager for a range of integrated health strategic initiatives, programs and community based services across the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD). The position is based at Blacktown Hospital and regular intra district travel is required.

The General Manager is accountable for the development, implementation and coordination of integrated health initiatives, population health and community health services within WSLHD to improve health outcomes and patient experience of care, better co-ordination of services between primary, community and hospital settings and working towards a more efficient health care delivery system. The portfolio involves complex change management challenges, review and changes to improve current models of care, and service partnerships.

For further information, download the role description.

Applying for this Role

You are required to submit a one page covering letter, including a short statement in response to the two targeted questions below:

1. What does world class Integrated Care look like? How would you go about creating this in a complex and diverse environment?

2. In a contemporary health care environment what are the requirements of modern community health services? What would be your key focus areas in a reform agenda for these services?

Essential Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent experience at senior executive level in a large complex organisation engaged in service delivery including management of operational budget, physical and human resources.

This is an ongoing, full time, Band 1, Health Service senior executive (HSSE) role. An attractive remuneration package within the range of $215,923 to $238,977 per annum, with annual performance reviews, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Robynne Cooke on 8890 3135.

Please click here to apply for the advert through the Health Career Portal (search by job reference number REQ168449).

NSW Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


  • The selection methods for this role are in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 and employment arrangements for the NSW public sector.

  • Applicants must respond to the two targeted questions and submit an up to date resume. For further guidance, refer to Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service.

  • Applicants will need to demonstrate their proficiency in the capabilities outlined in the Role Description. These will be assessed through the recruitment process to determine their suitability for appointment. For further information, refer to the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.

  • To be eligible for employment, you must be one of the following:

    • An Australian citizen;

    • A permanent resident of Australia;

    • A New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport; or

    • A citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

      You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia; and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.

  • Relevant standard screening checks will be undertaken following interviews e.g. National Police Check, Service Checks, Proof of ID etc.

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Applications close: Wednesday, 1 July 2020 

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