About the role

The Practice Manager has the privilege of leading our primary health operations to “Wumaagamba muurlay ngiyambandandigu giirrwaagu minyaagu: darrundaygu buurrgi-gundi darruyaygam buwaar-gumang jalumgal-gumang” From Gumbaynggirr to English it is to “Increase paths for our mob for this: to improve bodily wellness from babyhood to old age”.

As the Practice Manager you are tasked with responsibility for driving the primary health objectives, improving our systems, and optimising our medicare income.  You will be leading our diverse professional workforce and focus on improving our client journey and client outcomes.

You will have the opportunity to provide leadership and guidance for an organisation that consistently delivers best practice comprehensive health care for the community.  You will work within the cultural integrity framework that is uniquely Galambila’s: “We are what we do”.

One of the many challenges faced at Galambila is “Yidaagay darrundaygu” alternatively spoken in English as “Always becoming good for purpose”.  As the Practice Manager you have the responsibility for supporting the organisation through the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process, and accreditation (AGPAL).

Finally, you will have the responsibility for managing the flow of communication across our primary health services and supporting embedding new programs into our primary health operations.

This is a unique opportunity in a successful organisation that will be both rewarding and challenging.  For more information on the tasks and functions of the role please download the application package.

Benefits and Perks

This role is advertised as a two year fixed term arrangement.

A competitive salary package with a base salary of between $105,000 and $120,000 and the ability to salary sacrifice up to $31,177 as a PBI organisation.  Relocation support may be available for anyone moving into the area.

  • Additional 5 days sick leave per year;
  • Additional leave for NAIDOC and Christmas is also available; and
  • Flexible working hours with Rostered Days Off.

Galambila also provides support for staff with access to EAP and ongoing professional development opportunities.

This is a competitive package located in a beautiful part of Australia.


Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have a variety of skills including:

Community: Represents the organisation and promotes awareness of key issues in community networks and advances organisational objectives and champions important issues with key stakeholders.

Time management: Prioritises work; delegates appropriately demonstrating an understanding of organisational, team and individual priorities and capacities; and ensures that key requirements are met.

Interpersonal skills: Models self-awareness, self-management and social awareness in communications, problem solving and conflict resolution and motivates others through personal interactions and mentors development of emerging leaders.

Leadership and teamwork: Ability to lead, develop and work across diverse teams. Manages team dynamics, supports productive working relationships and work-life balance and collaboration.

Sustainability: Prepares program and complex project budgets, and reviews financial performance.

Service delivery: Provides leadership and focuses team on client and community outcomes and fosters a culture of excellence in service delivery.

Responsiveness to change: Supports change management and assists others to adapt and adjust to change, ensuring consultation occurs.

Strategy: Develops and implements work plans and targets to meet Clinical Governance requirements

More details on what requirements you have to be successful in the role may be found in the application package.


How to apply

To apply for this role you will need to provide:

  • A completed Applicant Details Form;
  • Your updated Resume; and
  • A cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the role.

You can submit your application either by email to HR@Galambila.org.au or click APPLY NOW.

For further information or inquiries please ring Naomi Ingram, Chief Operations Officer or Jane Lennis, Human Resources on 02) 6652 0800

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