Health and Welfare Services Managers

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Health and Welfare Services Managers

Health and Welfare Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the professional and administrative aspects of health and welfare programs and services.

Fun facts

  • Very Strong Future Growth
  • 2339 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 85% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 74% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by health and welfare services managers. A few are listed below:

  • providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
  • controlling selection, training and supervision of staff

Specific occupations

  • Nursing Clinical Director
  • Primary Health Organisation Manager
  • Welfare Centre Manager
  • Health and Welfare Services Manager
  • Director of Pharmacy
  • Director of Physiotherapy Services
  • Director of Speech Pathology
  • Manager of Allied Health Services
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army)
  • Medical Manager
  • Director of Nursing
  • Senior Nurse Manager
  • Welfare Project Manager
  • Executive Director of Nursing
  • Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Deputy Director of Nursing
  • Director of Clinical Services
  • Director of Medical Services