Eastern Grampians Health Service

Research support lead health services

Job Description

About Us

East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura (Regional Victoria) and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships.  We are committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services:

The Development and Improvement Department supports East Grampians Health Service by delivering, implementing and monitoring systems and processes that provide the framework for good clinical governance reflecting government and community expectations.

What we Offer

About the role

DELIVER is a 5-year research program that seeks to address key challenges to providing sustainable and effective home-based healthcare to older people in rural and regional areas. It is an exciting opportunity that brings together for the first time, rural healthcare providers, academic health science centres, universities, national peak bodies, and consumers.

The DELIVER Health Services Rapid Research Support Lead will support Western Alliance member health services across Western Victoria and will work alongside existing Western Alliance and DELIVER staff to provide regional research support and facilitate linkages between the health and academic sectors. Specifically, this role will focus on supporting health service driven projects aligned with the DELIVER program and conduct rapid evidence synthesis and research translation.

This position will be based at East Grampians Health Service, with time spent at other Western Alliance member health services in Western Victoria.

About you:

You will hold a recognised graduate entry-level qualification and have completed, or be working towards a research doctorate (PhD) or Masters or have other or relevant research experience. You will have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working in the health sector (research or clinical) and a strong commitment to evidence translation to improve patient outcomes and experience.  Evidence of critical thinking, innovation and system-level focus are highly desirable.


Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks).

For further information, please contact Mario Santilli (Director, Development and Improvement) on 03 5352 9426 or [email protected] .

The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.

To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business 06 August 2023.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

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Eastern Grampians Health Service