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Executive Officer SWARH



  • Strategic, pivotal, innovative, flexible and future focused leadership role
  • Providing an integrated ICT infrastructure across public acute hospitals and associated health services in the Barwon South West Region
  • Fixed term full time – 76 hours per fortnight (5 year contract)


The South West Alliance of Rural Health (SWARH) is an alliance of public health agencies covering 33 physical sites in the South West of Victoria. SWARH connects all public acute hospitals and associated health service in the region through the delivery of information technology services. This enables each of the public acute hospitals and associated health services within the region to improve service delivery and gain returns on investment not possible on their own. Barwon Health is party to this unincorporated arrangement and therefore treats the arrangement as a joint operation, taking a share of the operations to account.

About the Role

The Executive Officer (EO) provides organisational vision and leadership to enable SWARH to achieve its strategic and operational objectives.  The position directs the planning and implementation of ICT systems and people to maximise operational effectiveness and productivity across all member agencies.  Among the core roles of the EO is the ability to work with the diverse membership and customer base in the region and to drive the delivery of excellence in customer service.

If you are ready for this opportunity and have the skills and experience described above, please apply today to join our innovative organisation and lead a dynamic team.

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Reference #, 148984

Location, SWARH

Key Contact, Rohan Fitzgerald, (03) 5551 8215

Closing Date, 27/02/2017

For further information, please visit or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.