Senior Adviser (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/09/2021
Applications close: 29/09/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / Fixed term until 28 February 2022

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DH/PH/280315

Reference: VG/DH/PH/280315

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Various

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


Regional Operations Teams work to improve population health and wellbeing outcomes and to reduce health inequalities through evidence-informed prevention and earlier intervention activity.

This position is a senior role within Regional Operations, it is an important position in this population health focused team and is accountable for leading population health functions across the Region, including prevention and health promotion system capability building, place-based planning and implementation, local investment management, reporting processes, and the use of population health data, evidence, and outcomes-based thinking. The core functions include taking a lead role in the support for local governments in the region to meet the legislative requirements of municipal public health and wellbeing planning aligned with the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan, and the local management of the Community Health-Health Promotion and Womens Health programs in the region.

The role involves the development and implementation of agreed work plans, service monitoring, quality improvement, and a focus on innovative approaches to prevention and population health, in collaboration with funded organisations, local governments and other partners.

The role contributes to policy implementation through collaboration with Prevention and Population Health branch policy teams and provides local intelligence and feedback into statewide policy processes.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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Senior Adviser (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed term until 28 February 2022

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Sue Daly Manager Operations West | Sue.Daly@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Adviser (VPSG5)