Quality, Planning & Innovation – Project Manager NDIS

State Government of Victoria

Position Title Quality, Planning & Innovation – Project Manager NDIS
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Location Eastern Health
Award Classification Dependent on qualifications
Hours (per fortnight) 40

Applications from Recruitment agencies will not be accepted
The successful applicant to this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.
Position Summary

PROJECT MANAGER – National Disabiity Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

  • Limited Term Part Time – 12 months
  • Eastern Health

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated health care professional with a keen interest to develop their skills and knowledge in implementing and monitoring quality systems and a passion for quality, safety and continuous improvement, has become available within the QPI Directorate.

The Project Manager –National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Accreditation National Disability Insurance Scheme (ADQPI – NDIS) is responsible to the Director Quality Planning & Innovation – Corporate Services, Accreditation and Assurance for ensuring the achievement of the patient and organisational performance targets of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Residential Aged Care Services (RACS) in the Acute and Aged Medicine Program. The length of the roject is 12 months part-time.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:


  • Graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline, health services management or other relevant qualification(s).
  • Knowledge and understanding of:

Organisational accreditation processes

NDIS provider registration

NDIS quality standards

Commonwealth Aged Care Quality Standards

National Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards 2nd edition

Previous industry experience within the health care sector

Experience in developing and implementing quality systems in Health care.

Proven track record in analysing, allocating, developing and achieving organisational targets.

Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to complex systemic and organisational problems.

Ability to influence change in a collaborative and highly professional environment

Ability to prioritise competing demands and meet dead lines

Demonstrated ability in project management

Quality data management skills

Extensive knowledge of a performance excellence approach to patient quality and safety management

Management experience within a large, complex healthcare or other relevant organisation

Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills.

Demonstrated understanding of planning, developing and ensuring continuous improvement of quality health care services within a constrained budgetary environment.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal

Demonstrated ability to understand change and the dynamics of a large, complex health care organisation


  • Successfully led or participated in an NDIS provider registration process

Extensive understanding of organisational performance management systems and advanced analytical skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range !

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Contact Person Karen MARDEGAN
Contact Number (04) 3168 8725
Alternate Contact Person Gayle Smith
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9955 1289
Closing Date 01/12/2021
Position Description NDIS Project Manager Nov 21.pdf

Application Guide

Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.

Eastern Health

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