Wimmera Health Care Group Board of Directors | Western - Horsham

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Posted on 29-Oct-2019
Application Close Date: 02-Dec-2019
Western - Horsham
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Forthcoming Vacancies on Wimmera Health Care Group 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 Wimmera Health Care Group 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.

Wimmera Health Care Group is based in the western end of the Grampians region approximately 300km west of Melbourne with campuses in Horsham and Dimboola. Wimmera Health Care Group is the major specialist referral centre for the Wimmera and Southern Mallee which covers an area of 61,000 square km and a population of 54,000. With a workforce of over 800 staff we provide a range of acute, sub-acute, residential aged care, allied health and primary care to communities throughout the Wimmera and Southern Mallee region.

Further information is available on our website http://www.whcg.org.au/.

The Wimmera Health Care Group Board of Directors would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in 'Financial Management and Accounting'; 'Information and Communication Technology Strategy and Governance'; 'Communications and Stakeholder Engagement' and/or 'Law', 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

If you have any questions please contact Warren Anderson, Senior Program Advisor, Department of Health and Human Services on warren.anderson@dhhs.vic.gov.au               or Ph: 03 5333 6052.