45533 - 01N6N

Senior Director Allied Health
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 17 December 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 6
Salary: $145,048
Position No: 45533 - 01N6N
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 03 December 2019
Contact Officer: Lisa Gilmore on lisa.gilmore@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 8020

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‚Äźbased 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, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
Under the broad direction of the Executive Director, Allied Health, it is expected that the Senior Director will play a key role in planning and continuous improvement for the Division. The Senior Director will have responsibility for ensuring divisional management and compliance for operational matters such as human resources management, contract management, financial management, government business, and provide support and advice to the Executive Director and other managers and Senior Executives within CHS. The Senior Director will provide outstanding leadership, strategic approach, communicate professionally and work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Previous experience managing senior allied health within a large health care setting.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
This is a temporary position available for 12 months.

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This is a temporary position available for 12 months.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Leaders and Senior Management