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Reference Number 12074
Position Title Co-Design Facilitator
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Department/Unit Latrobe Health Zone
Location Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon West
Enterprise Agreement Classification 10 - Victorian Public Health Sector (Health And Allied Services, Managers And Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 - Administration Officer Grade 6
Salary $46.25 to $50.15
Hours 80
Position Summary

The Latrobe Valley has been designated as a Health Innovation Zone, the first of its kind in Australia. The State Government has committed to a $27.3 million investment over five years for the Latrobe City area through the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone.

The Latrobe Health Assembly is one of the key components in the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone. The Zone also includes the Latrobe Health Advocate who will strengthen the Latrobe Valley community’s voice on health and wellbeing.

The Assembly is a community-centred model to harness the strength, wisdom and collective talents of our community, putting Assembly members front and centre in identifying health and wellbeing priorities and innovating health services.

The Co-Design Facilitator will work in partnership with the community, the Assembly, local health and community service agencies, the Department of Health and Human Services and business and industry to drive health innovation.

The Assembly has a strong focus on community engagement to ensure the community plays a vital role in determining health and wellbeing priorities and service design.

Initial priorities for the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone include:

  • Initiatives to encourage a culture of healthy living in Latrobe
  • Opportunities to build pride in our community
  • Transforming the community’s relationship to prevention activities
  • Empowerment of the community so it can identify, drive and help deliver innovative health and wellbeing programs, activities and outcomes
  • Community-led intervention and screening programs for early identification of health conditions
  • Greater awareness of how to access community mental health services so people in need are able to reach out when they need help
  • Better chronic disease management so people have the assistance they need to manage their health concerns,
  • Improved access to specialist health services so that Latrobe Valley patients can access specialist services without long commutes.

For further information please contact Ian Needham, Executive Officer Latrobe Health Assembly on telephone 0419 753 260.

Applications close 31 March 2019.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831.

Selection Criteria Essential: Relationship Building
Essential: Drive and Commitment
Essential: Conceptual and Analytical Ability
Essential: Flexibility
Contact Person Ian Needham
Contact Number
Closing Date 31/03/2019
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Please note that this position will close at 11:59pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is submitted before this time as we do not accept late applications.