Assistant Director
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 01 April 2020

Classification: Health Professional 4/Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $107,475 - $115,687 plus superannuation
Position No: 25961
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 March 2020
Contact Officer: Charmain Roberts on charmain.roberts@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 6137

Details: Are you after a position where you are given a high level of autonomy to progress work of substance and meaning to the Canberra community? Where you will work with experts to make evidence-based decisions that will impact the delivery of health care across the ACT? Are you able to exercise discretion to provide well-informed advice to the ACT Chief Psychiatrist?
The Chief Psychiatrist is a statutory appointment under the Mental Health Act 2015. The Chief Psychiatrist is responsible for the treatment, care or support, rehabilitation and protection for persons who have a mental illness in the ACT, and for reporting to the Minister on matters affecting the provision of treatment, care or support, control, accommodation, maintenance and protection for persons who have a mental illness.
We are after someone that has great communication skills, who enjoys liaising with stakeholders and people from all walks of like, and has experience interpreting legislation or formal high-level policies or guidelines. It is also important that you fit in with our positive team culture and contribute to maintaining our upbeat momentum.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A Tertiary qualification in a health-related field and/or experience working with the Mental Health Act 2015 would be an advantage.
Note: This position is available immediately until 30 September 2020. Part-time hours will be considered. Prior to commencement the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
How to Apply: Please submit a current curriculum vitae and a written response of up to two pages. The response should be written in the form of a pitch, explaining how you have the Technical Skills and Knowledge and Behavioural capabilities to perform the role ('what you will do and manage'). Convince us you are the right person for the job!
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.


This position is available immediately until 30 September 2020.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management