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Director of Community and Long Term Conditions

Pursue your passion for health service management in this prime location

  • Senior leadership role with New Zealand’s leading District Health Board
  • Utilise your expertise to lead and develop community health services
  • Based in New Zealands finest city
The Position

Wavelength is partnering with Auckland District Health Board to appoint to the position of Director, Community & Long-Term Conditions Directorate.  This is an outstanding health leadership role in New Zealand’s leading DHB.

The Director Community and Long-Term Conditions (CLTC) Directorate position is one of eleven clinical leadership roles across all Auckland DHB Directorates.  The position reports to the Director of Provider Services and leads Ambulatory, Diabetes, Community, Sexual Health, Reablement and Palliative Care Services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of service and delivery, leading and developing staff within the directorate to continue to provide high quality clinical services. You will have a system-wide view and an ability to manage a complex array of key stakeholder relationships, working collaboratively to maintain and encourage collegiate relationships across multi-disciplinary teams and community resources.

This full time, permanent position will suit a candidate who has experience with publicly funded health care systems to deliver effective, sustainable healthcare services in a large, multifaceted healthcare environment

The Health Service

This health service has 3 major facilities including New Zealand’s largest public hospital as well as the largest clinical research facility. There are approximately one million patient contacts each year, including local hospital and outpatient services.
The health service employs over 10,000 highly skilled clinical and non-clinical professionals and is recognised for providing timely and effective services that its communities can rely on. The health service has an international reputation and is renowned academically with close ties to the local university.

The Location
Located in the upper North Island, Auckland is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand.
The city enjoys a mild, sub-tropical climate and diverse landscape ranging from beaches, bush-clad hills to native forest and Gulf Islands. Here you can bungy jump from the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere, climb a volcano and go whale watching in the same day, and enjoy a music festival, cultural show, or concert in the evening. The city is home to numerous galleries and museums and boutique shopping.
From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene, there is something here for everyone.

Essential Criteria

Candidates must be currently registered (or immediately registerable) as either a Doctor, Nurse, or Allied Health Professional within a discipline relevant to the directorate. 

Candidates who can demonstrate effective and sustainable leadership and services management across multiple disciplinaries in a publicly-funded healthcare system will be preferred.  You will ideally be an opinion leader amongst your professional peers and be adept at staff, financial, and change management.

If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and we will assess your eligibility and advise you of your options.

Contact Hayley for a confidential discussion to learn more.


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