Engagement Lead

Engagement Lead

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN) is a not-for-profit primary health care organisation covering Sydney Local Health District and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. Our vision is better health and wellbeing of the people who live and work in our region.

We are looking for an experienced engagement professional to lead our Engagement team. You will help us strengthen our engagement activity and build relationships with community organisations, local government, consumer and allied health peak bodies.  

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and implement engagement plans for projects, programs and services provided by Central and Eastern Sydney PHN.
  • Liaise and collaborate with community organisations, councils, local health districts and networks on community engagement activities.
  • Build relationships with allied health peak bodies to promote greater allied health engagement with the PHN
  • Assist with organisation of major strategic and engagement events with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate the collection and analysis of information from community and stakeholder feedback to assist with future planning.
  • Team management (this role has one direct report)

Selection criteria

  • High level community engagement skills including planning, communication (written and oral), presentation and facilitation knowledge.
  • Technical skills, knowledge and experience in the application of community engagement practices.
  • Proven experience in relationship building and management among stakeholders from diverse cultures, professions, ages and needs.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills to be able to engage stakeholders.
  • Ability to balance competing projects and adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead staff
  • High level of initiative and can do attitude.
  • High level computer literacy across MS Office suite and other CRM based programs.



  • Experience in community services or the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.



CESPHNs three core organisational values, which underpin everything we do at work are:

  • Learning and Growth - We are creative and open to new ideas and change.
  • Integrity - We do the right things for the right reason.
  • Collaboration - We create a positive environment where people want to work together by asking questions, listening to each other, adopting a positive, solutions focused approach.

CESPHN is an employer of choice and offers a unique working environment. Our Mascot office employs an activity-based style of working, meaning that staff are empowered to work flexibly and encouraged to utilise different zones of the office based on their needs. We are a largely paper-free working environment.

Working at CESPHN has a multitude of benefits. We offer salary packaging and a robust wellbeing program for all staff, including flexible work schedules, an Employee Assistance Program and regular social functions and team-building opportunities. Learning and development plans are created for all staff and professional development opportunities are prioritised by the executive leadership team.

CESPHNs people are what make the organisation what it is and we pride ourselves on a culture of honesty, integrity and teamwork.

Please address the selection criteria in your cover letter or your application will not be considered.

Closing date: 29 November 2019

CESPHN is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

04/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Consulting & Strategy
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