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Eastern Melbourne PHN (EMPHN) is one of the major commissioners of federally-funded health care services in Melbourne, with responsibility for improving the primary healthcare system. We do this by facilitating health system improvements for people in Eastern and North Eastern Melbourne.

We are an innovative organisation working in a dynamic and changing sector. This means that we frequently have new opportunities for existing employees and to bring new people into our team. We work to embody our values of Integrity, Working Together and Courage.

Some of the benefits our employees receive include:

  • working in a professional team committed to making a difference;
  • a focus on employee health and well-being, including access to flexible working conditions to facilitate work / life balance, access to an Employee Assistance Program and other initiatives such as annual flu vaccinations, social club activities, etc.
  • competitive remuneration and other benefits, including access to not-for profit salary packaging

We are interested in attracting the most talented, experienced and committed people to work with us in improving the primary healthcare system.

Listed below are our current opportunities to work at EMPHN.

If you are passionate about healthcare and making a difference, we encourage you to apply.

To find out further information or to apply for any of the below positions please contact recruitment@emphn.org.au


Current Opportunities


Pandemic Response & Operations Manager

  • Critical operational leadership role
  • Focused on managing COVID into the future
  • Primary Health Focus

Our Role

The Pandemic Response & Operations Manager is accountable for managing the agile response to the COVID pandemic across the EMPHN catchment. Utilising public health expertise, strategic leadership and stakeholder management to inform and oversee an integrated organisational approach to respond to the needs of stakeholders, this role is critical in supporting information distribution and critical response activities.

Leading dedicated and seconded team members to ensure that the pandemic response including vaccination and preventative actions are embedded in cross functional teams and evidentiary data and information is readily available and acted upon appropriately.

Who we are looking for

You have exceptional leadership and stakeholder management capability, with proven experience of the health sector. Your demonstrated strategic thinking balanced with agile responsiveness is augmented with your ability to continue building organisational capability. Demonstrated experience in the application of design and redesign methodologies is useful and a reasonable understanding of new and emerging digital health technologies is also important. Superior verbal and written communication skills to enable ideas and opinions and commercial acumen to be expressed clearly and effectively rounds out your skill set.

What we offer

  • A genuinely friendly, fun and warm culture
  • Flexible hours and a hybrid model of working (working from home and onsite)
  • A fun social club, & staff recognition and support programs

How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to our HR Manager at recruitment@emphn.org.au. Alternatively if you have questions please contact Melanie Dare on 0434 823 928. A copy of the position description can be found here.




Eastern Melbourne PHN advises that background screening including; criminal history, qualifications and other relevant checks will form part of the candidate suitability evaluation process. Only candidates with working rights in Australia will be considered.