Non-Executive Chair and Members
Mackay and Torres & Cape Hospital and Health Boards
Contribute to the community to deliver exceptional healthcare
- Chair and Member opportunities for the Mackay Hospital and Health Board
- Member opportunity for the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Board
- Part-time statutory appointments commencing approx. July 2023
- Diverse skills and experience required
The Queensland Government delivers free universal healthcare to five million Queenslanders through Queensland Health. The Queensland Government is investing a record $23.6 billion into healthcare.
Queensland's 16 Hospital and Health Boards (HHBs) provide governance to their respective Hospital and Health Service (HHS) and are responsible for the delivery of healthcare in their region. The HHBs are accountable to the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services and must perform their functions in accordance with the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011.
The Mackay HHS delivers hospital and healthcare services from Bowen in the north to St Lawrence in the south, west to Clermont and northwest to Collinsville and includes Proserpine and the Whitsundays.
The Torres and Cape HHS delivers hospital and healthcare services across Cape York and the Northern Peninsula Area, including 18 islands in the Torres Straits.
Board members are community leaders and have the ability to contribute to shaping the future of health care in the region for which they are responsible, whilst enhancing the efficient, effective and sustainable delivery of health services.
The Queensland Government is seeking applications from appropriately experienced community members to fill vacancies on the Mackay and Torres and Cape HHBs. Community members are being sought from the Mackay and Torres and Cape regions and from throughout the state to be on the board. To be successful in this role, you:
- are ready and able to add value to the Board through your skills, knowledge and experience, including but not limited to any of the following areas of expertise: health management; business management; financial management; human resource management; clinical expertise; legal expertise; primary healthcare; health consumer and community engagement; and persons with skills, knowledge and experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and community issues
- are able to analyse, critically assess and drive performance
- have the confidence and connections to strengthen community engagement and collaborative partnerships
- are a leader who thinks strategically, embodies personal integrity, has political astuteness, commercial acumen, resilience and are a team player
- are available to travel to the HHS communities if you are located outside the region.
Applications are to be submitted online. For an information pack and instructions on how to submit your application please visit https://edenritchie.com.au/hhb-appointment/
These opportunities are remunerated in accordance with Queensland Government guidelines. We strongly encourage First Nations people, women, people with expertise in multiculturalism, young people, and people with disabilities to apply. A range of probity checks will be undertaken for persons being considered for appointment.