Chief executive officer

Galambila Aboriginal Health Service

Galambila Aboriginal Corporation (trading as Galambila Aboriginal Health Service) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service located in Coffs Harbour, NSW. We are a leading provider of high quality, culturally relevant, comprehensive primary health and related care services. Presently we are reviewing our opportunities for enhancing whole of practice care and continuum of care of approaches. 

The core of Galambila principles and values is in the delivery of high quality comprehensive primary health care that is sustainable and culturally relevant for the clients of Galambila. Our staff are key to improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for our clients.  Galambila empowers staff through ongoing professional development opportunities and supporting the workforce to find areas of specialty and specific areas of interest. Galambila has empowered the Aboriginal Health Workforce to support clients through their health and wellbeing journey in the service.

Galambila serves the Aboriginal communities of Coffs Harbour, Urunga, Bellingen, Woolgoolga and provides outreach services at Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre.  We also collaborate in service delivery across in the broader region with other communities.

Closing date: 

5pm, 18 September 2020


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


Coffs Harbour
New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Up to three years

Salary and conditions: 

$145,000 per annum
  • ability to salary sacrifice up to $31,177 per annum as a PBI organisation.
  • personal use of corporate vehicle
  • 11% superannuation
  • additional 5 days sick leave per year
  • additional leave for NAIDOC and Christmas is also available
  • flexible working hours with monthly rostered days off

Job description/overview: 

The CEO has the unique privilege of working with our Board of Directors to “Wumaagamba muurlay ngiyambandandigu giirrwaagu minyaagu: darrundaygu buurrgi-gundi darruyaygam buwaar-gumang jalumgal-gumang” From Gumbaynggirr to English it is to “Increase paths for our mob for this: to improve bodily wellness from babyhood to old age”.

As the CEO you are tasked with responsibility for driving the business performance in a challenging fiscal environment. You will be accountable for all aspects of governance and professional practice of an organisation with a current annual turnover of $8M and 50 FTE.

Please note Galambila Aboriginal Health Service considers that being Australian Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under s.14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 NSW – the successful applicant will need to provide documentation that they are recognised by the Aboriginal Community as being of Aboriginal descent.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Download a copy of the position description, selection criteria and how to apply.

For information about the position call Jane Lennis or Alex Webb on 02 6652 0850 or email 

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