Evaluation Framework Lead

Posted 2 weeks ago

Evaluation Framework Lead

Fixed Term, part-time contract until June 2024 – Flexible hours.  A secondment arrangement can be considered.

Location:  Flexible (will be required to travel to Palmerston branches occasionally).

About Us

Palmerston Association is a leading and respected not for profit provider of alcohol and other drugs services.  We have a rich and proud history of providing support through a range of services including counselling, groups, residential rehabilitation, and educational initiatives.

We are currently looking for someone to support the implementation of ongoing organisational clinical processes to enable Palmerston to become a leader in the AOD sector through evidence-based practice, research and evaluation and through the delivery of ongoing service excellence.

About the role

This new position of Evaluation Framework Lead will review, analyse and implement the key

recommendations of Palmerston’s Evaluation Framework strategy.  The role will support

service delivery excellence across Palmerston’s operations by assisting with the

implementation of Palmerston’s evaluation framework and strategy during 2023-24.

This will involve working closely with Palmerston’s leadership team to develop appropriate

strategies and implement the framework to embed new clinical evaluation tools across

relevant Palmerston services.  This will require an understanding of the change management

aspects and culture change required across Palmerston’s teams to utilise the new tools.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be prepared to travel occasionally to a range of Palmerston branches in Perth metropolitan, South West and the Great Southern regions.

Salary is negotiable based on relevant qualifications and experience.

To see the FULL Selection Criteria, please view the JDF linked below.

JDF Evaluation Framework Lead (1)


  • Excellent salary packaging options, receive up to $15,900 plus additional salary packaging of up to $2,650 for meal and entertainment expenses
  • 2 days life and wellness leave (pro rata)
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave after 12 months continuous service
  • Partial access to long service leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Flexible, family orientated working conditions
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% for award-based staff
  • Opportunities to join and get involved in various working groups such as the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (RAP), Rainbow Community Initiative Committee, Environmental Working Group and the Disability Access Inclusion Policy Working Group.
  • 2 days paid and 8 days unpaid cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
  • Aboriginal Staff Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to connect and collaborate

To apply

If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button on seek! Alternatively you can submit your application at one of our branches.

In your application please ensure that you:

  • Submit your resume
  • Submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the JDF
  • Complete all application questions

Closing date: 18/09/2023

Shortlisting will commencing straightaway, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  Palmerston reserves the right to close the position early if needed.

The successful candidate must possess a National Police Clearance that was obtained within 3 months, and a valid WA Working with Children Check.

For further information on the position please contact Andy Niblock on 6389 6600 or email aniblock@palmerston.org.au

We seek and welcome diversity and a breadth of experience and backgrounds in our teams. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply.

Palmerston is currently preparing for accreditation for Rainbow Tick as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering safe and inclusive services for LGBTQI+ people.

If you would like to have a yarn on what it’s like to work at Palmerston as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employee at Palmerston please contact our Executive Manager, Cultural Lead – Rohan Collard on 0432 349 145 or rcollard@palmerston.org.au.

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