Allied Health Executive – Network Student Engagement Team
Closes: 19 August 2019
Classification: Health Professional Level 5
Salary: $124,891 - $140,596
Position No: 43813, several
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 August 2019
Contact Officer: Jo Monteith on
(02) 6207 1985
Details: The Student Engagement Branch of the ACT Education Directorate has two positions available for Allied Health Executives (HP5). Our ideal candidate has experience in leading strategic vision and building interprofessional teams. You will have a strong understanding of evidence-based universal, selected and targeted supports and be familiar with education settings. You will have the ability to make a positive impact on student outcomes through developing a strong understanding of client needs, strengthening communication, building capacity in schools and championing Directorate commitments to continual improvement. Our ideal candidate takes ownership of issues and will demonstrate the ability to work within a risk framework. You will have highly developed leadership and stakeholder engagement skills, and you will be able to demonstrate commitment to and application of excellent client service principles, practices and attributes. You will have the ability to negotiate persuasively and professionally and represent the Directorate’s best interest. The ability to communicate clearly and with influence verbally and in writing will also be required for this role. Being able to ‘wear multiple hats’ and juggle priorities, think outside the box, be resilient, whilst sustaining the passion and commitment to making a difference are key traits for the ideal candidate. The Education Directorate supports workplace diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory Requirements
- This position is for allied health professionals who are from psychology, social work, occupational therapy or speech pathology disciplines.
- The candidates from professions that are registered (Occupational Therapy and Psychology) must be fully registered with their relevant Board of Australia that sits under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
- For Social Work and Speech Pathology candidates it is essential that they have professional membership or eligibility for professional membership to their respective professional body (Australian Association of Social Workers or Speech Pathology Australia).
- Possession of a current driver's licence and access to a private vehicle.
- A minimum of three years work experience is required (five years is desirable).
- Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to - https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804.
Note: This is a temporary position available for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: In five pages or less, your Statement of Claims against the Selection Criteria should summarise how your skills, personal qualities and experiences would enable you to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. You will also need to provide a current curriculum vitae, and two referees with a thorough knowledge of your work performance and outlook. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or immediate past supervisor. All applicants are required to submit a Working with Vulnerable People certificate of registration. Occupational Therapists/Psychologists: Provide a certificate of registration with the relevant Board of Australia that sits under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Social Workers/Speech Pathologists: Provide a certificate of professional membership (or evidence of eligibility for membership) to respective professional body (Australian Association of Social Workers or Speech Pathology Australia).
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These are temporary positions available for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.