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Healthy Ageing Leader


Reference: 4726904

Full time + ADO (optional)

Based in Kensington

Newly created position

Grade 7, Management and Administration Award


cohealth provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Generous not for profit salary packaging options, which will significantly increase the value of your take-home pay
  • A professional, committed workforce and highly supportive community
  • Role diversity and internal career progression opportunities
  • A progressive and supportive working environment


In a time of significant organisation transformation, we're pleased to announce a new, exhilarating, challenging and change-oriented role. With an emphasis on service development and improving the outcome for our most disadvantaged communities and sustainability.


As our expert, you will lead program level strategy, service planning and design, assuring effective implementation and sustainability of all aspects of the service delivery functions. Responsible for service innovation, strengthening performance, generating sustainable business growth, enhancing team work and collaboration, and assuring compliance and effective management of risk across the Cluster. Programs within the Cluster are anticipated to operate as high performing and effective teams. You will be responsible for a budget of approximately $8.4 million. There is substantial formative and service re-design work to be achieved within this Cluster.

Working closely with the Network Director and cohealth's Transformation Hub, to redesign programs and services to achieve optimal impact, as cohealth shapes leading, contemporary, values-based models of healthcare practice. Teams will, over time, move to consistently achieving best possible client and community outcomes, while meeting service targets and financial benchmarks through enhanced team-based and self-management approaches.


Within this role, you will hold accountability for a complex and significant suite of cohealth's programs and services including:

  • Essendon Adult Day Care;
  • Allied Health (Kensington and Niddrie) - Teams will transition to separate CHSP and Community Health funded programs
  • Hospital Admission Risk Program (Melbourne Health and Western Health)


To be considered for the role, you must address the Key Selection Criteria (with clear headings) within your cover letter. The Key Selection Criteria can be found in the attached Position Description.

Applications close on 18th June @ 10.00pm


Who is cohealth?

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People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check)