Quality & Improvement Partner

Job posted: 09/05/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 18999

Reference: 18999

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

About the role

Fixed term contact 01/07/2024- 29/06/2025
Up to 80 hours a fortnight with ADO

The purpose of the Quality Partner role is to partner with services across Grampians Health to promote quality, safe systems, and improvement activities to deliver safe, effective, connected, personal care. Under the direction of the Governance and Improvement Lead, you will promote consumer engagement in quality and improvement activities and work within the GH strategic priorities, GH Governance Framework, Consumer Partnership Framework and relevant accreditation standards and risk management frameworks. The role will support the integration of the GH wide quality systems and processes through coaching and mentoring and they will also be an ambassador for culture change within our organisation. The post holder will have the skills to plan, lead and evaluate potential areas for improvement. The role has a visible presence, is responsive and adaptable, able to interpret complex ideas and systems, communicating to a variety of audiences.

Key Responsibilities

The Quality Partner will model and work collaboratively with key stakeholders across all disciplines and areas at GH. The key focus is to facilitate, enable and build capability in all levels of staff to develop their quality and improvement skills, knowledge, and practice. The role will put the consumer, service user experience and staff at the forefront of all work to be responsive to implementing risk reduction and mitigation strategies and improvements, enabling an ‘always safe’ culture.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications level is preferred.
  • Quality and improvement experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience and proven capacity to coach and manage organisation wide change.
  • Experience in developing and delivering education and training in a health or human services context.
  • Experience and demonstrated capacity to work closely and communicate effectively with all members of the organisation.

Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers, and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays.
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham, and Stawell. Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, and support services.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Rachel Hodges, Assistant Director Governance & Improvement, on 5320 4456 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Quality & Improvement Partner

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Rachel Hodges - 53206416

Quality & Improvement Partner