Where you'll be working
to promote health and to prevent morbidity and mortality caused by modifiable risk factors. Prevention is an essential and effective foundation in the delivery of high value health care.
The CPH portfolio encompasses : Strategy, performance and policy of hepatitis B and C; sexually transmissible infections including HIV;
tobacco; and healthy eating and active living to reduce lifestyle related chronic disease. The strategies used to address these issues include state-wide policy and planning, legislation and regulation, program development alignment between clinical, operational, strategic direction resource allocation, performance monitoring, research and evaluation.
Programs and services funded by the CPH are delivered in government, non-government, community and clinical settings. The CPH approach is characterised by a focus on evidence-informed programmatic and system-level interventions that improve health, reduce health inequity, create healthy environments, promote community action, enable personal health-seeking and recognise the social determinants of good health.
What you'll be doing :
The Senior Policy Analyst role includes :
leading, undertaking policy and program development, review and evaluation of projects for the NSW Health Service. This will require you to provide advice and support to Population and Public Health, senior executives, and staff across the NSW Health Service.
You will need the skills and experience to prepare high quality written advice in the form of reports, briefs, policy, discussion papers, or circulars to inform, respond to requests, or initiate consideration of new policy initiatives.
High level communication skills are key to enable you to liaise, communicate, and consult internally and externally to health.
A high interest and skills in quantitative and qualitative research to address policy issues and inform policy development.
Outcomes are a key part of this role including evaluating new policy approaches, including undertaking cost-benefit analyses and impact assessment, in order to provide sound strategic advice on their potential for application within NSW Health and achievement of Ministry and Government objectives.