Health & Welfare Services Manager

Health & Welfare Services Manager

Health and Welfare Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the professional and administrative aspects of health and welfare programs and services.

Health & Welfare Services Manager

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,717

Where you could work:

HospitalsJohn Flynn Hospital, Gold Coast University Hospital

Allied Health CentresPindara Physiotherapy Clinic, Gold Coast Health

Welfare and Wellbeing CentresOhana for Youth, Headspace, Wesley Mission

Health & Welfare Services Managers do the following tasks:

  • providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
  • controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
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