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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. 

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. 

Current Opportunities

Executive Assistant to CEO

EMPHN is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to support our busy CEO and Executive team.  In doing this you will be the initial point of contact for all enquiries to the CEO.  You will therefore have the ability to screen phone calls, provide appropriate responses and assess priorities.  You will also take full responsibility for the management of the CEO’s busy diary and manage stakeholder meetings and briefings on a regular basis.  In addition, you will draft correspondence and collect information and data to compile reports and papers.  The successful applicant will have significant experience in administration, office management and general executive assistant roles in a busy office environment with the ability to operate effectively and professionally in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.

 For more information please see the position description.

To apply for this position, send a current CV and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria contained in the position description to

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Manager System Redesign and Service Transition (Mental Health / AOD)

We are seeking an experienced Manager for our Mental Health team to drive the commissioning of integrated mental health services that are responsive to community needs. The successful applicant will, through leadership and strategic engagement with key stakeholders, also drive the transition to the Stepped Model of Care. 

For more information, please see the position description.

To apply for this position, send a current CV and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria contained in the position description to

Better Health North East Melbourne – Executive Officer    


The Better Health North East Melbourne (BHNEM) collaborative is a region-wide platform of service providers and organisations focused on primary health care system collaboration in order to improve health outcomes for people who reside in the north eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

The focus of the BHNEM is to enhance primary health care services in community-based settings to support the management of chronic disease and complex conditions for people at risk of poor health outcomes within the BHNEM catchment.

The BHNEM is looking for an Executive Officer to support coordinate, lead and manage the BHNEM collaborative.  In doing this the Executive Officer will establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external networks and stakeholders for the purpose of leading and driving BHNEM strategies to improve patient care, outcomes, patient flow and enhance patient experience.  The successful applicant with have strong leadership and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to maintain strong collaborative partnerships and a demonstrated ability to develop and successfully implement creative solutions to complex systemic and organisational problems.  The successful applicant will be expected to engage routinely, and maintain a presence in all BHNEM member organisations. 

This is a part time (0.9 FTE) fixed term position for a period of 12 months with the opportunity to extend for a further 12 month period. 

 For further information please see the position description