Senior Policy Officer, Clinical Policy and Engagement

at  NSW Ministry of Health

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - 00000

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Immediate30 Nov, 2020USD 122038 Annual20 Sep, 2020N/AGood communication skillsNoNo
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The Centre for Population Health (CPH) is located in St Leonards, close to public transport and a short walk away from restaurants and cafes.
The CPH aims to promote health and to prevent morbidity and mortality caused by modifiable risk factors. The CPH portfolio encompasses: hepatitis B and C; sexually transmissible infections including HIV; tobacco; and obesity. The strategies used to address these issues include state-wide policy and planning, legislation and regulation, program development, resource allocation, performance monitoring, research and evaluation.
Programs and services funded by the CPH are delivered in government, non-government, community and clinical settings. The CPH approach is characterised by a focus on evidence-informed programmatic and system-level interventions that improve health, reduce health inequity, create healthy environments, promote community action, enable personal health-seeking and recognise the social determinants of good health.


  • Clinical experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the health system
  • Experience in the provision of policy advice in complex environments.
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The role will support the integration of prevention policies and programs into clinical services through strategy development, stakeholder consultation and project management. You will be required to prepare high quality written and verbal strategic advice and initiate consideration of new policy initiatives.
We are looking for a candidate with health system understanding and experience, a strong ability to problem solve in collaboration with others and the ability to use data to drive decision making. Experience in health professional education and strong project management knowledge and skills is desirable.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:

  • an Australian Citizen, or
  • a permanent resident of Australia, or
  • a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
  • a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australi


Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

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Sydney NSW, Australia