General Manager - ACTAS Education | Full-time Permanent

Classification: Ambulance Manager Level 3
Salary: $137,415
Position No: 08035
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised: 12 January 2018
Closes: 29 January 2018
Contact:Brendan Stevens on brendan.stevens@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 9981


Details: Applications are being sought from suitably experienced and qualified people who are interested in working at the Emergency Services Agency (ESA) Training Centre as the General Manager Education for the ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS). This key role is responsible for the day to day leadership and management of the team that delivers the development, delivery and evaluation of clinical and practical education programs and professional development for ACTAS staff. A capacity to oversee the management of both in-service clinical training and the delivery of Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications is key for success in this role. The position provides strategic advice to the Chief Officer of ACTAS on learning and development matters. This includes developing, implementing and monitoring training programs for the Service that supports and enables staff to carry out their duties safely. Under the broad direction of the Director People and Culture, the suitable candidate will possess the experience and capacity to deliver the following capabilities: Lead and manage the ACTAS Education Team to develop, deliver and evaluate clinical education programs, VET training and professional development for ACTAS staff; manage the assessment of competency of operational staff in approved skills, in accordance with curriculum and ACTAS guideline, policies, and procedures; deliver reform and innovation in clinical education, training and assessment for ACTAS; build and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships to ensure a collaborate approach to service delivery; maintain relevant currency in clinical and educational qualifications; maintain compliance with the Territory Records Act 2002 (or similar legislation) and maintain records in accordance with the National VET Regulator Act 2011. The successful officer will work at the ESA Training Centre located at Hume and will be entitled to the conditions within the ACT Public Sector ACT Ambulance Service Enterprise Agreement 2013-2017. The successful officer will be required to participate in a rotating roster, undertaking on-call responsibilities with the other General Managers in ACTAS.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: A Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) or Bachelor of Paramedic Science or equivalent is a mandatory requirement for this role; Tertiary or VET sector qualifications in a related field, with relevant experience in education and training; current experience in delivering clinical education and training for pre-hospital clinicians; and evidence of further clinical study and development. The occupant of this role must hold a general registration under the ACT’s Working with Vulnerable People (Background checking) ACT 2011 and a current driver's licence.
How to Apply: Applications should be sent to the ACT Jobs Website and include a two page Curriculum Vitae that provides a summary of work history and qualifications and a two page statement of achievement outlining your capability to fulfil the Selection Criteria applicable for the General Manager Education for the ACT Ambulance Service.

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