Director Mental Health Services

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/04/2017

Job Category:

Executive / Medical, Nursing & Healthcare

Job description:

About Us

Just a 1 hour drive south of Sydney, the Illawarra region is known for its spectacular coastline. Our District extends about 250km along the coastal strip from Coledale in the north to Ulladulla in the south, servicing a population of approximately 400,000 residents. We are one of the region’s largest employers with a workforce of 6,300 across 9 hospital sites. The University of Wollongong ranks among the top 2% of universities in the world, with an enviable reputation in teaching and research. The Illawarra is a great place to live and work and it also offers real employment choices for your partner and a range of excellent public and private schooling options for your children.


Our Vision

Our vision is ‘Healthy People Living in Resilient Communities’ and our three key areas of focus are:

* Keeping People Healthy

* Zero Harm – reducing preventable harm

* Truly Integrated Care

We are focused on building the workforce of the future, developing an integrated health system, matching our capital footprint to community needs and investing in contemporary patient-centred models of care. 

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.               

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.