Alcohol and Other Drugs Program Manager

Date published

13 Sep 2017

Applications close

25 Sep 2017


Broken Hill, Cobar, Dubbo

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia South Eastern Section (RFDSSE) provides comprehensive health services to rural and remote communities in Far West NSW, SA and QLD.

Our Mental Health Program has expanded to include 3 Alcohol and other Drug (AoD) Clinicians and 3 Community Engagement Workers located in the Dubbo. Cobar and Broken Hill areas; we are seeking a suitably qualified person to undertake the Full Time role of Program Manager to oversee and grow the program.  The AoD positions are supported by a partnership agreement with the RFDSSE and the Lyndon Community.

The AoD program delivers a range of community and clinical services including; health promotion and intervention, counselling, case management, individual and family support, group programs, referral and other community engagement activities.

The role of the Program Manager is to lead the team, plan, monitor, evaluate and report in line with funding agreements.  The successful applicant can be located in Dubbo, Cobar or Broken Hill and must be willing to travel extensively within the region, and manage a geographically dispersed team.

The successful applicant will demonstrate qualifications and/or experience in program management and team management, preferably in an outreach setting.  They will have a sound knowledge of planning, monitoring, evaluation and quality improvement with an ability to contribute to organisational strategic goals, and to translate these goals into operations.  In addition experience in networking, community engagement, and advocacy will be highly regarded.

This is an exciting and challenging role, if you have relevant tertiary qualifications, appropriate experience and an interest in regional and remote primary health care, we’d love to hear from you.

Applications close Monday 25th September 2017

Enquiries to Jenny Beach on 0448 279 939

 Applying for the role: Applications with 2 current referees can be emailed to

Any published closing dates are estimated, the RFDS SE aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

                                              The RFDS Of Australia Is An Equal Opportunity Employer