Closes: 12 December 2019
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 31924 - 01N17
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 28 November 2019
Contact Officer: Deborah Moore on
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
- The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
- University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
- Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
- Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
- A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
People and Culture provides (P&C) HR services directly and through partnership with ACT Government Shared Services. The services provided range from recruitment, employee relations, workplace health, training and education. Consumer and carer participation is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. The Division works in partnership with government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for staff.
The Division answers to the CEO, Canberra Health Services and delivers services at a number of locations. These services include:
- Executive Office, industrial relations, workforce innovation and projects,
- Organisational Development-leadership and cultural education and training,
- Employment Services - employee relations, recruitment, workplace health advisory and workplace inclusion,
- Staff Development Unit, - orientation, manual tasks, graduate nurse programs, e-learning, learning management system, reporting, work experience, life support programs and clinical education programs.
Staff Development Unit (SDU) is the largest area of training within Canberra Health Services (CHS), reporting to the Executive Group Manager of People and Culture. SDU is located on the Canberra Hospital Campus and provides a key coordination role for learning and development (L&D) in CHS. SDU provides education and training for clinical, technical, and administrative staff in a broad range of programs which are based on the needs of the organisation as well as valuing the needs of staff. SDU develops the eLearning for most of the organisation and manages the learning management system, reporting and policies for the majority of education/training in Canberra Health Services.
In this position, you will work as part of a team providing a range of manual tasks courses for staff in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. The role also includes providing programs on management of violence and aggression (currently the PART program) across CHS. You will engage with work areas to consult on training, provide workplace support and advice on manual tasks, and implement compliance audits.
- This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
- Current driver's licence
For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”
Career interest categories:
Administration and Governance
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services