First listed on: 13 October 2020


Senior Research & Evaluation Officer

Employment Type: 
Temporary Part Time (Up to 01/03/2021)

Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $57.36 - $65.39 per hour
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ192667

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
This position is a key technical position in the Epidemiology and Health Analytics department, Research and Education Network (REN) in Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), which will provide high level support through high quality, timely, accessible and relevant information, advice and research capacity about the occurrence and trends of disease, injury, health status, risk behaviours and social determinants of health in Western Sydney LHD to staff District-wide and relevant personnel outside of WSLHD.
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.
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Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Tertiary level qualifications in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field and/or extensive epidemiology and research experience.
  2. Demonstrated ability to conduct high quality health related qualitative and/or quantitative research in a range of health related fields and produce high quality reports.
  3. Demonstrated experience to analyse large datasets, using common statistical packages including SAS and SPSS and geographical information systems.
  4. Demonstrated ability to critically assess, including interpret and evaluate information within a health related context.
  5. Experience in the application of evidence and research to develop performance indicators, determine priorities and inform policy.
  6. Outstanding verbal and oral communication skills, including oral presentations, written reports, briefings and publications.
  7. Demonstrated ability to set and meet deadlines.
  8. High level ability to collaborate and work with multidisciplinary teams of professionals both within and outside of health.
Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
  3) For role related queries or questions contact Helen Achat on (02) 9840 3370 or

Applications Close: 26th October 2020

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