Senior Program Manager - Ministry of Health, St Leonards



Employment Type : Temporary Full Time Contract End Date: 12 months from commencement date Position Classification : Health Manager Level 3 Remuneration : $113,735 - $129,658 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ164591 Senior Program Manager A highly responsive, fast-paced policy area Work in Drug and Alcohol Harm Reduction A dynamic team environment About the role Are you interested in working in a highly responsive, fast-paced and dynamic policy and program area? Are you interested in drug and alcohol harm reduction? Do you like to work collaboratively with a range of organisations and stakeholders? We are looking for someone who can support the coordination of the response to drug-related harms at music festivals within the portfolio of the Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs, NSW Ministry of Health. Working in close collaboration and consultation with a range of internal and external stakeholders, you will support and coordinate the health and harm reduction response to drug and alcohol harm at music festivals, provide advice and support, and develop the state-wide resources and processes to embed business as usual arrangements. As a senior member of the team, you will prepare high quality written advice in the form of briefs and reports, sometimes at short notice.

You will be passionate about developing and delivering a comprehensive harm reduction approach, and continuously looking for better ways to work with your team and relevant stakeholders to support safer music festivals and reduce the community burden from drug and alcohol related harm. Where you'll be working The Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAoD) aims to promote health and prevent morbidity and mortality caused by modifiable risk factors. The AOD portfolio encompasses alcohol and other drugs prevention and harm minimisation policy, programs and services, including clinical policy, quality and safety, toxicity surveillance and response, and strategic research and evaluation.

The strategies used to address these issues include state-wide policy and planning, legislation and regulation, program development, resource allocation, performance monitoring, research and evaluation. Programs and services funded by CAoD are delivered in government, non-government, community, and clinical settings. The CAoD approach is characterized by a focus on evidence-informed programmatic and system-level interventions that improve health, reduce health inequity, create health environments, promote community action, enable personal health-seeking and recognise the social determinants of good health.

What you'll be doing The Senior Program Manager will support collaborative stakeholder engagement, as well as the development and communication of guidelines, harm reduction strategies and supporting resources. The Senior Program Manager will coordinate some team operations to support the delivery of safer music festivals. South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal empl.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
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$113735 - $129658


23 May 2020


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