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Heathcote Health Board of Directors – July 2022 Appointments to the Board – Applications are now open

November - 12, 2021

The Minister for Health, Martin Foley MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board positions at Heathcote

Health with terms of office commencing 1 July 2022.

To apply, please access the Boards Vic website below:


Please note: Applications close: 29 November 2021

The board and the individual directors of a public hospital have formal duties and responsibilities to the Minister for
Health (the Minister), the Secretary of the Department of Health (the department) and the public (the stakeholders).

The Board of Directors oversees the performance of Heathcote Health and ensure that it is meeting the policy and
performance objectives of the Minister. The board is held ultimately responsible for all aspects of the health services activities. Directors are appointed for a one to three year term by the Governor in Council, upon the recommendation of the Minister for Health.

About the role

These positions provide an exciting opportunity for members of the Victorian public with relevant experience and
qualifications to contribute to the strategic leadership of public health care delivery to the community.

The role of the board includes:

  • setting the vision, strategy and direction of the organisation, in line with Victorian Government policy
  • having ultimate accountability for the delivery of safe and quality care
  • succession planning, performance management and, if required, the removal of the CEO
  • overall oversight of the performance and delivery of key policy priorities
  • ensuring the ongoing financial viability of the organisation.

Who we’re looking for

Safe and high quality healthcare for all Victorians is a priority of the Victorian Government. A key priority of the Victorian Government to facilitate this is collaboration, through the recently established Health Service Partnerships (https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/health-service-partnership)

Applicants must be able to:

  • demonstrate and provide evidence in support of nominated skills; and
  • have a demonstrated history of achievement through collaboration and partnering.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring boards and committees broadly reflect the diversity of the Victorian community. We welcome applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex people.

In the questionnaire, you will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline your relevant
qualifications and experience. Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae with their application.
Applicants should view the ‘How to apply’ document and position description when completing their application.


For all enquiries regarding the appointment process, please contact:

Liz Cleary – phone (03) 9595 1363 or email liz.cleary@health.vic.gov.au

For all enquiries regarding the Heathcote Health Board of Directors, please contact:

Michelle Chapman – phone (03) 5431 0903 or email mchapman@heathcotehealth.org