Positions Vacant

 Chief Executive Officer

  • Rural Health Service
  • Strong Community linkages
  • Central Victoria location close to Bendigo


Inglewood and Districts Health Service (IDHS) is a small rural health service located in the southern part of the Loddon Shire approximately 50 kilometres from Bendigo.  The health service provides a diverse and comprehensive range of acute, aged and community based services.

Reporting to the Board of Management; the Chief Executive Officer provides leadership and direction ensuring the effective operation of IDHS to provide relevant, comprehensive and high quality health care services to the local community.

Pivotal to the role will be the ongoing implementation of the Board’s strategic plan while ensuring that the financial, human resources, service delivery and quality measures are maintained.  In addition the Chief Executive Officer will ensure that the community is engaged in the effective operation of IDHS and that State and Federal government relations are maintained to the highest standard.


Key selection Criteria includes:

  • A solid understanding of clinical leadership and clinical governance
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with a strong emphasis on culture and teamwork
  • An ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • A track record of excellence as a people manager
  • Ability to manage and assist others in managing change
  • Effective strategic management
  • Ability to identify and implement innovative practice
  • An understanding of and commitment to rural health and the links to the community
  • A demonstrated commitment to staff and ongoing professional development
  • Sound fiscal management skills and experience

Tertiary qualifications in business and/or health administration are essential as is extensive experience leading multiple functions within a health setting.  Additionally, a passion and understanding for health delivery in a regional or rural setting is desirable.

This role presents a challenging but rewarding opportunity for the right person to build on the development of this outstanding Health Service in a regional and accessible part of Victoria.

For more information please call Kathy Huett, Acting Chief Executive Officer on 0418 803 152.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria should be emailed to Vanessa Hicks, Board Deputy Chair at vanessa.hicks@hfma.org.au by close of business Monday 5th June 2017

CEO Position Description


Enrolled Nurse 

Part time and Casual positions for medication endorsed Enrolled Nurses.

Interested in rural nursing? 

Inglewood & Districts Health Service (IDHS) is a small rural health service, close to Bendigo, offering a comprehensive range of services including Acute and Residential Aged Care, District and Community Health Nursing. We are seeking competent, caring nursing staff interested in the diverse range of clinical issues presenting in a rural health service. Try rural nursing, our casual rosters may transition to part time.

 IDHS offers:

  • Variety in your work – Acute Medical, Urgent Care, Nursing Home, Community
  • Trials – try us, work on  the casual bank while maintaining a position elsewhere
  • Support and Mentoring–we provide assistance for those moving to new clinical areas
  • Welcoming Environment- Nursing Team welcomes all nurses – grads to mature aged
  • Maximised Income – generous remuneration AND salary packaging in multiple sites


All enquiries are welcomed.    For further information please contact Mary Evans (03) 5431 7000

Written or emailed applications to: Mary A Evans  DON&CS, Hospital Street  Inglewood Vic 3517 or email to recruitment@idhs.vic.gov.au

Enrolled Nurse Position Description

Closing Date – Friday 22nd June 2017   – Part-time

Casual Positions apply now