Deputy Director (South West)

Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 1 Sep 2021

Location: Charleville QLD

The Deputy Director (South West) will provide advanced level operational and professional leadership, advice and collaboration on strategic priorities in conjunction with the SQRH Director and senior staff to ensure the delivery of coordinated, efficient and high quality interprofessional clinical education and training to students and staff in the allied health, nursing and midwifery professions across rural and remote Southern Queensland.

Job No:515973
Area:Fac­ul­ty of Health and Behav­iour­al Sci­ences
Salary (FTE):Aca­d­e­m­ic Lev­el C ($121,939.50 — $140,603.43)
Work type:Full Time — Fixed Term

South­ern Queens­land Rur­al Health (SQRH) is a joint ini­tia­tive of The Uni­ver­si­ty of Queens­land (UQ), Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern Queens­land (USQ), Dar­ling Downs Health (DDH) and South West Hos­pi­tal and Health Ser­vice (SWHHS) fund­ed by the Com­mon­wealth Depart­ment of Health as a Uni­ver­si­ty Depart­ment of Rur­al Health. Fund­ing is tied to a con­tract between UQ and the Com­mon­wealth Depart­ment of Health under the Rur­al Health Mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary Train­ing Pro­gram (RHMT).

About This Opportunity

The Deputy Direc­tor (South West) will pro­vide advanced lev­el oper­a­tional and pro­fes­sion­al lead­er­ship, advice and col­lab­o­ra­tion on strate­gic pri­or­i­ties in con­junc­tion with the SQRH Direc­tor and senior staff to ensure the deliv­ery of coor­di­nat­ed, effi­cient and high qual­i­ty inter­pro­fes­sion­al clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion and train­ing to stu­dents and staff in the allied health, nurs­ing and mid­wifery pro­fes­sions across rur­al and remote South­ern Queensland.

Based in Charleville, the posi­tion is respon­si­ble for the oper­a­tional man­age­ment of a small team of clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion pro­fes­sion­als and admin­is­tra­tion staff who will direct­ly sup­port clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion activ­i­ties for allied health, nurs­ing and mid­wifery pre-entry stu­dents on rur­al clin­i­cal placement.

For a full list of duties and respon­si­bil­i­ties, please refer to the Appli­ca­tion LINK below.

Our Ide­al Candidate

You will pos­sess a degree in a rel­e­vant nurs­ing, mid­wifery or allied health dis­ci­pline and have exten­sive rel­e­vant expe­ri­ence in clin­i­cal prac­tice, clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion and/​or man­age­ment. In addi­tion, you will have a rel­e­vant post­grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion com­bined with the abil­i­ty to obtain and/​or cur­rent gen­er­al reg­is­tra­tion or cer­tifi­cate to prac­tice with the Aus­tralian Health Prac­ti­tion­er Reg­u­la­tion Agency or pro­fes­sion spe­cif­ic author­i­ty. You will have a proven track record in suc­cess­ful lead­er­ship and man­age­ment posi­tions with­in the health or high­er edu­ca­tion sec­tor. This will be evi­denced by your advanced lev­el knowl­edge of con­tem­po­rary approach­es to clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion stan­dards and the appli­ca­tion of evi­dence-based approach­es to health care in a rur­al envi­ron­ment. You will also demon­strate an advanced lev­el of knowl­edge of Inter­pro­fes­sion­al Edu­ca­tion and Prac­tice or the will­ing­ness and abil­i­ty to rapid­ly acquire, utlilise and dis­sem­i­nate such knowl­edge. As the ide­al can­di­date, you will dis­play high­ly devel­oped nego­ti­a­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and con­flict man­age­ment skills, with the abil­i­ty to forge effec­tive work­ing relationships.

Expe­ri­ence in rur­al, remote and Indige­nous health issues, rur­al health edu­ca­tion and train­ing and a demon­strat­ed com­mit­ment to improv­ing access for rur­al and remote Aus­tralians to qual­i­ty health ser­vices will be high­ly regarded.

You must have unre­strict­ed work rights in Aus­tralia for the dura­tion of this appoint­ment to apply. Visa spon­sor­ship is not avail­able for this appointment.

We val­ue diver­si­ty and inclu­sion, and active­ly encour­age appli­ca­tions from those who bring diver­si­ty to the Uni­ver­si­ty. Our Diver­si­ty and Inclu­sion web­page con­tains fur­ther infor­ma­tion if you require addi­tion­al sup­port. Acces­si­bil­i­ty require­ments and/​or adjust­ments can be direct­ed to recruitment@​uq.​edu.​au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term posi­tion at Aca­d­e­m­ic lev­el C.

The full-time equiv­a­lent base salary will be in the range $121,939 — $140,603 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE pack­age will be in the range $142,669 — $164,506. In addi­tion, the suc­cess­ful can­di­date will receive a 10% mar­ket load­ing, as well as a relo­ca­tion pack­age if applicable. 

You will be able to take advan­tage of UQ Sport Facil­i­ties, recre­ation leave load­ing, salary sac­ri­fic­ing options, dis­count­ed pri­vate health insur­ance, devel­op­ment pro­grams and many oth­er benefits.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, please review The Uni­ver­si­ty of Queens­land’s Enter­prise Bar­gain­ing Agree­ment 2018 – 2021.

For full infor­ma­tion and Appli­ca­tion Process please click here. https://​search​.careers​.uq​.edu.…