Orange (Bathurst or Dubbo may be considered), NSW | General/Other: Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical

Full time maximum term contract to 30 June 2025 (with possibility of further extension)


About Us:

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing. 

The Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) funds a range of health services and programs to improve access to care and better health for our communities. 

The Education Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) Continual Professional Development (CPD) Program for primary health care professionals. The role is heavily reliant on the ability to develop strong working partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders. 

The role contributes to the identification of needs and supports the delivery of appropriate CPD focused initiatives which will improve efficiency, effectiveness, and outcomes of primary health care services. 

The provision of a strong CPD Program will also contribute to attracting and retaining a sustainable highly skilled primary health care workforce that is well supported and professionally engaged.

Selection Criteria

• Diploma or above qualifications in health, social science, community development, business, education or similar. 
• Demonstrated ability in the planning, coordination and facilitation of training  and/or education programs, ideally in a health setting.
• Understanding of primary health care system in a regional or rural setting.
• Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture including a commitment to cultural awareness and safety.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively liaise, consult and negotiate in a culturally diverse environment.
• Advanced computer skills required for MS Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Managing Webinar Platforms and databases. 
• Capacity to travel within western NSW; hold a current driver’s licence. 

• Degree qualifications in health, social science, community development, business, education or similar. 
• Demonstrated experience in a similar role.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities in a flexible and timely manner.
• Demonstrated experience in hosting virtual meetings and webinars. 
• Proven track record in stakeholder management, including an ability to build relationships and strategic partnerships. 
• Experience in working with Aboriginal people, organisations and communities in view of planning and implementing services and achieving outcomes for Aboriginal people.

How to Apply:

Please download the Information Package (including Position Description) from the WNSW PHN website:
Submit your application via: and include:  
1. Your resume
2. A cover letter, which addresses the selection criteria in the Position Description.

As part of your application, you must provide a separate statement addressing each of the selection criteria as well as your resume. If you do not provide these two documents, your application will automatically not be accepted.  

Please do not apply via Seek.
Applications should be submitted via email by 11.59pm 14 March 2023 to:

Starting date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Closing date: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Western NSW Primary Health Network
Phone Number: