National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)- Project Manager

Job posted: 19/04/2022
Applications close: 30/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research

Reference: 26776

Reference: 26776

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Project Manager

  • Temporary (8 month: May to December 2022) 0.5 EFT role

  • Generous Salary Packaging and employee benefits

  • 40 Hours per fortnight

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Project Manager –National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is responsible to the Director Clinical Operations, Clinical Governance, Quality and Safety for ensuring the achievement of the patient and organisational performance targets of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Residential Aged Care Services (RACS) in the Acute and Aged Medicine Program. The role will focus on ensuring organisational alignment with the NDIS, and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) who administer the scheme.


  • Graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline, health services management or other relevant qualification(s).

  • Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Organisational accreditation processes

  • NDIS provider registration

  • NDIS quality standards

  • Commonwealth Aged Care Quality Standards

  • National Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards 2nd edition

  • Previous industry experience within the health care sector

  • Experience in developing and implementing quality systems in Health care.

  • Proven track record in analysing, allocating, developing and achieving organisational targets.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to complex systemic and organisational problems.

  • Ability to influence change in a collaborative and highly professional environment

  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and meet dead lines

  • Demonstrated ability in project management

  • Quality data management skills

  • Extensive knowledge of a performance excellence approach to patient quality and safety management

  • Management experience within a large, complex healthcare or other relevant organisation

  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills.

  • Demonstrated understanding of planning, developing and ensuring continuous improvement of quality health care services within a constrained budgetary environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal

  • Demonstrated ability to understand change and the dynamics of a large, complex health care organisation


  • Successfully led or participated in an NDIS provider registration process

  • Extensive understanding of organisational performance management systems and advanced analytical skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)- Project Manager

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Karen MARDEGAN - (04) 3168 8725
Jigi Lucas - (04) 5895 5073

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)- Project Manager