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Community Health Long-Term Technical Adviser

Job Dates:
Expression of Interest
Expressions Of Interest (EOI)

Position Overview

This position will support Ministry of Health Medical Services to strengthen and develop community based primary health care services.  The position will be an integral part in:

  • developing and building skills for the already existing clinical team. 
  • developing a Project Plan to help strengthen primary health within the community.
  • work with relevant department to assist in gender-based violence outreach, equity and social inclusion, including disability inclusion.
  • support and develop common patient-based medical records.
Experience, qualifications and documentation required: 

To be considered for the appointment you will have:

  • a professional health qualification (preferably medical or nursing background).
  • Master’s in Public Health.
  • knowledge of Package Essential NCD (PEN).
  • a track record of developing essential health packages at primary/community level.
  • experience in supporting the delivery of community-based primary health services in a development context, including experience of progressing gender equality and social inclusion in health service provision.
  • experience of developing staff and engendering a learning environment.
  • experience working in delivering change in a health environment, including for health systems improvements, especially with government ministries.
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to team work, coaching and mentoring.
  • experience in working in resource poor and resource challenged environments
  • an understanding of the working environment in the Pacific.
Contact Information: 

To apply:


 Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to [email protected]

 Contact Information

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Melissa Broers on (02) 6203 9500

 We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from diverse cultural background.

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Please note: Further credentialling information may be required on shortlisting.

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