Position Details


Reference Number 158596
Position Title Service Planning Lead
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Strategy Planning & Partnerships
Location Geelong Hospital
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary
  • Thrive professionally in providing your service planning expertise and leadership 
  • Be challenged in a role supporting the Barwon Health to plan for the future and meet the needs of its community
  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility

Guided by our values Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong and surf coast region, employing over 6,500 staff. Working at Barwon Health offers diversity where no two days are the same with varied areas of expertise and locations.

About the role 

The Service Planning Lead works with the Chief Operating Officer to undertake a range of strategic service planning activities across Barwon Health.

The position requires collaborative work with managers, clinicians and local health service providers to support planning and performance at Barwon Health. The position liaises with the internal and external stakeholders and community to ensure comprehensive planning processes.

This position includes having responsibility for coordinating the maintenance of service and operation of Barwon Health North during redevelopment and to facilitate a smooth transition into operational management.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Post graduate health management qualification or equivalent
Essential: Previous experience in service planning
Essential: Significant experience in a large health service
Desirable: Health service experience in a variety of areas
Desirable: Highly developed work organisation skills with the capacity to prioritise competing demands, respond to emerging needs, work towards specified targets and deadlines and pay attention to detail
Desirable: Excellent data analysis and writing skills, including a demonstrated ability to prepare written reports for a high standard using clear and concise language, organise data into a logical sequence and include content appropriate for the purpose and audience
Desirable: Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work effectively with members of the executive team, senior clinical personnel and managers
Desirable: Ability to demonstrate intellectual capability and analytic skill to complex information and concepts
Contact Person Amanda Cameron 
Contact Person Job Title Chief Operating Officer 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1057 
Contact Email amanda.cameron@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 25/03/2019
Position Description
File name 
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.