Local Health District and Specialty Network Boards

Closing date: 28th February, 2021
Region: Central Coast, Central West & Orana, Far West, Hunter, Illawarra-Shoalhaven, New England & North West, North Coast, Riverina Murray, South East & Tablelands, Sydney, Western Sydney
Agency: NSW Ministry of Health

The NSW Government is inviting applications from people interested in becoming a member of a Local Health District Board or Specialty Network Board. The Boards are responsible for overseeing an effective governance and risk management framework for the district/network, setting its strategic directions, ensuring high standards of professional and ethical conduct are maintained, involving providers and the community in decisions that affect them, monitoring the service delivery and financial performance against targets and holding the district/network chief accountable for their performance.

Individuals should demonstrate the capacity to represent the interest of consumers of health services and the local community served by the district/network, and indicate any affiliations with universities, clinical schools or research centres, as well as skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

• corporate governance

• health management/health administration

• business /financial management /public administration

• clinical practice/provision of health services to patients

• expertise, knowledge or experience in relation to Aboriginal health

• understanding of local community issues

• understanding of or experience in primary health care.

How To Apply

Accepted applications will be included on the NSW Health Board Register for Local Health District and Specialty Network Boards.

The register will be used to fill vacancies on Local Health District and Specialty Network Boards during 2021 and 2022.

To apply, individuals need to complete an expression of interest indicating their skills and experience relevant to the role by Sunday 28 February 2021. For information and to obtain an Expression of Interest form visit Expressions of Interest - Membership of NSW Health Boards.


Enquiries To

NSW Health Boards on 1800 328 998 or at NSWH-BoardAppointments@health.nsw.gov.au

Areas of Interest: Health, Medical Research, Mental Health

Published 12th January