Non-Executive Board Director
About Healthy North Coast Healthy North Coast ( HNC) , is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee incorporated by the Corporations Act and is endorsed as a health promotion charity. It is one of 31 Primary Health Networks funded by the Commonwealth Government throughout Australia and is therefore primarily funded by the Australian Government. The organisation is committed to improving the health of North Coast communities.
We work alongside local health care professionals, social services and hospitals to achieve this goal. Placing the patient experience and wellbeing at the centre of everything they do, Healthy North Coast recognise that strong, mutually respectful partnerships with service providers ensures the delivery of efficient, high quality services to those most at risk of poor health, as well as keeping communities informed about healthcare resources and education around self-care. About the Opportunity As a Director of HNC, you will play a critical role alongside other non-executive Directors and the Executive Team, in the strategic leadership of the company.
Healthy North Coast seeks to appoint 4 non-executive directors. These opportunities are available because of the retirement and completed terms of office of existing board members. The successful applicants will hold the positions for a period of three years (with the ability to apply for an additional 2 x 3yr terms), excepting the position available due to retirement, which is a 2 year term.
The Board meets approximately ten times annually via both videoconference and face-to-face, including two all-day planning and professional development days. In addition to Board meetings, it is expected that the new Directors will make a contribution to one or more sub-committees of the Board. Direct experience in the health sector is not essential, although a passion for the health and well-being of the north coast community would be expected.
More specifically, key responsibilities are outlined in the Healthy North Coast Ltd Board Charter, please click here for more details. About You Healthy North Coast is looking for experienced and highly strategic leaders whose skills will complement those of existing Board members. Critically, skillsets which will be regarded most highly include: Candidates with demonstrated experience in the governance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations Finance and Business Management Information Technology/Digital Health; and Demonstrated networks both geographically but also in key commissioning domains Competencies and skills which are considered fundamental to the role are covered below: Director's responsibilities - Knowledge of the role of a director including an understanding of the legal, ethical, fiduciary and financial responsibilities Strategic expertise - the ability to think strategically as demonstrated through the ability to develop corporate strategy, review the strategy through constructive questioning and suggestion and con....