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Expression of Interest: Board Position

12 June 2018

Seeking Board Director – (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander focus)

Wentworth Healthcare Limited, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network is seeking expressions of interests from suitably skilled directors to join our skills based board of nine Directors. This is a board appointed position.

The not-for profit public company is a registered health promotion charity and was established in February 2012. The organisation seeks to improve the health of the communities of Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury, Lithgow and Penrith. Its mission is to empower general practice and other healthcare professionals to deliver high-quality, accessible and integrated primary healthcare that meets the needs of our community.

The particular expertise being sought is knowledge and understanding of the cultural, health and social issues impacting on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Candidates will have:

  • An understanding of corporate governance principles and financial literacy to the level expected of a director
  • The  ability  to  maintain  a  considered  strategic  focus  with an  Aboriginal  and/or  Torres  Strait  Islander  perspective
  • Demonstrated cultural networks with Aboriginal and/or  Torres  Strait  Islander people and communities
  • An understanding of the social and emotional wellbeing needs and issues facing Aboriginal and/or Torres  Strait  Islander people
  • Previous experience as a director and formal training in directorship/corporate governance will be highly regarded. 

The Governance and Nominations Committee will review applicants against Wentworth Healthcare’s skills matrix with particular consideration of the essential criteria specified above. A Director stipend is paid.

For information and an application pack please contact Ms Julie Rigelsford on (02) 4708 8139 or by using the form below. 

Applications close COB 27 July 2018.

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