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Position Title: Director Allied Health (DAH)
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 12/04/2018
Application Closing Date: 03/05/2018 11PM
Job #: 056213
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Director Allied Health (DAH)

Strategy Primary and Community

(Dunedin or Southland)

  • Permanent, full time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)


An exciting opportunity is available in the Senior Leadership Team within Southern DHB.  The role of Director of Allied Health – Strategy Primary and Community will provide strategic and operational allied health leadership from a professional perspective, as well as providing advice to Managers and Clinicians across the Clinician Management partnership.


Reporting operationally to the Executive Director Strategy Primary and Community and professionally to the Chief Allied Health Scientific & Technical Officer, this role provides an opportunity to positively work with, and support, the Professional Leaders of the allied health, public health, scientific and technical professions.  Engagement includes the wider clinical, non-clinical and management leaders and staff across the Southern Health System to optimise our people/ whanau and patients experience of care and outcomes.


The Leadership teams have a strength in being supportive and working with the philosophy that each member contributes to the success of the team.


Demonstrated prior success in a senior leadership role is essential, as is an up-to-date knowledge of professional practice issues, and experience and knowledge of the health sector and Southern Health System.


The role provides an opportunity to be a key influencer in the workforce needs required for the implementation of the SDHB Primary and Community Strategy. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with people at all levels within the organisation and fostering an environment of working together with our people and communities.


It is essential that you are registered with a relevant allied health professional body of New Zealand, or where registration is not available a member of their respective professional association.


Closing Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


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