Manager – Education Programs

Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst or Broken Hill, NSW |
The Roles:

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and an interest in supporting, strengthening and shaping a world-class person-centred Primary Health Care system to join our Integration and Services team as Manager – Education Programs.

The Manager – Education Programs is responsible for Western NSW Primary Health Networks (WNSW PHNs) provision of contemporary and innovative Professional Development education programs that are aligned to the strategic direction of the company and identified needs of primary healthcare professionals across the region.

The role provides both strategic and operational management and includes line management of Education Program Officers, to ensure that education programs are responsive to the changing needs of stakeholders.

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued. These roles will work closely with relevant internal staff and commissioned services providers to facilitate the adoption and implementation of the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) Cultural Safety and Clinical Governance Frameworks. 

The position can be based in any one of our main offices which include Bathurst, Broken Hill, Dubbo or Orange.  

  • Tertiary qualifications in health, education, science communication, social science, business or similar or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Substantive experience in clinical education, health education, or tertiary education, teaching and learning focused roles.
  • Understanding of primary health care in a regional/rural setting, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture including a commitment to cultural safety.
  • Demonstrated, high-level relationship management skills, including ability to influence and negotiate in a culturally diverse environment (both internally and externally).
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal and communication skills and high-level competence in using information communication technology.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in project management and or event management and in working autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Previous experience in health-related education, teaching and learning role.
  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant field.
  • Experience in direct line management roles, and in managing remotely located teams.
  • Understanding of professional registration requirements of healthcare professionals, including RACGP, ACCRM affiliated members, and AHRA registration.
How to Apply:

For an outline of responsibilities, position description, selection criteria and information on how to apply, please refer to the Employment tab in the ‘About Us’ section of our website:

WNSW PHN is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Kath Skinner (Executive Manager Integration & Services) on 0436 687 306 or Nik Todorovski (Senior Manager – Commissioned Services & Strategic Projects) on 0428 249 132.


The selection criteria as outlined in the position description must be addressed as part of your application.

Starting date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Closing date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Western NSW Primary Health Network
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