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Posted on 28-Oct-2019
Application Close Date: 02-Dec-2019
West Victoria - Various
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Forthcoming Vacancies on East Wimmera Health Service Board of Directors

The Minister for Health, the Hon Jenny Mikakos MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions on the Board of Directors of East Wimmera Health Service with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2020.  

Safe and high quality healthcare for all Victorians is a priority of the Victorian Government. Applicants for board directorships must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the skills they identify in their applications.

East Wimmera Health Service is a multi-campus health service situated in the north-west of Victoria encompassing the townships of Birchip, Charlton, Donald, Wycheproof and St Arnaud. 

Based in a community predominantly known for broad acre cropping and grazier farming, East Wimmera Health Service is focused on improving the health of our communities with a dedicated team, consisting of over 400 staff, working across the five campuses.

East Wimmera Health Service provides urgent care, acute medical beds and residential aged care beds across all five campuses, with a renal dialysis service located at the Donald Campus.  Community based services offered include dietetics, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, aged care assessment services, post-acute care, hospital admission risk program, community health nursing, planned activity groups, district nursing service, diabetes educators and health promotion.

Further information is available on our website https://www.ewhs.org.au/.

The East Wimmera Health Service Board of Directors would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in ‘Law' and/or ‘ICT Strategy and Governance' to fill identified gaps in their current board skills profile. Please refer to the attached Position Description for more details about the competencies needed on health service boards. 

These positions provide an exciting opportunity for members of the Victorian public with relevant experience and qualifications to contribute to the strategic leadership of public health care delivery to the community.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring boards and committees broadly reflect the diversity of the Victorian community. We welcome applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex people.

Applications close at 5.00 pm Monday 2 December 2019.

Further information including how to apply, please visit www.health.vic.gov.au/governance

For any queries regarding East Wimmera Health Service please contact: Susan Harley, PA to CEO, Email - susan.harley@ewhs.org.au Phone - 54 77 2129

Or for queries regading the board appointment process please contact: Warren Anderson, Senior Programs Advisor, Email - warren.anderson@dhhs.vic.gov.au  Phone - 5333 6052