Program Manager Strengthening Communities

Star Health is a leading provider of Primary Health services in Victoria, providing a broad range of health and support services for families, including specialist childhood, youth and aged care. The organisation has been a leading not-for-profit health service in the inner south and beyond for over 40 years, building a reputation for innovation and collaboration in community health care.

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

The Program Manager Strengthening Communities reports to the General Manager Health Communities and leads a large team that provide high quality services across a number of program areas. The incumbent will contribute to the organisation’s strategic goals and direction and ensure that the Clinical Governance, operational service quality and change management activities are integrated and aligned with the goals of Star Health. The program targets a diverse range of community members including: children, young people and their families; the sex work community across Victoria; victim/survivors and perpetrators of family violence. The Program Manager will provide consistent and frequent professional support, supervision and line management to all direct reports and ensure a positive culture is embedded throughout the program.

The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified in a health/social work field and possess highly developed skills in project/program management, service development, and stakeholder engagement, ideally gained in the primary health or allied care sector. Highly motivated, you will be keen to actively contribute to the broader success of the organisation and the development of your team. Strong negotiation and leadership skills along with a commitment to outstanding service quality will be highly regarded. Experience working with clients who are marginalised will be highly regarded.

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