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Senior Project Officer

Job Title: Senior Project Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: St Leonards, New South Wales
Salary: AU$60 - AU$66 per hour + + super
Start Date: asap
Reference: 5582
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2020 11:06

Job Description

The company
This large government agency is currently seeking a Senior Project/Policy Officer to support enhancements to the NSW Opioid Treatment Program. This includes initiatives to increase availability, quality of prescribing and dispensing and the development of quality improvement activities.

The role
Your role will support the project management functions, development of education and training packages targeting General Practitioners and Pharmacists. You will manage existing contracts with pharmacy and primary care and will work in collaboration with the Pharmacy Regulatory Unit in designing and implementing additional quality improvement activities.

You will also be required to:
  • project manage initiatives to improve access to the Opioid Treatment Program,
  • project manage a new program designed to improve client access to alcohol and other drugs prevention and treatment
  • Provide pharmacy education and training via the Pharmaceutical Society Australia and in collaboration with Pharmacy Regulatory Unit.
  • support the mapping of current drug and alcohol services to support access and information enhancements and optimisation.

Essential requirements
  • This position would suit someone with experience in clinical redesign projects, development and delivery of primary care or pharmacy education and training.
  • Project management and business analyst skills are essential
  • Experience in health and ideally population health/ alcohol and other drugs/pharmacy
Experience in health and particularly working on projects related to the treatment of Alcohol and other Drugs is strongly preferred. Clinical background would be ideal but not essential.