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Nursing Director - Education and Research (519433)

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 19 Aug 2022

Location: NW TAS

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a skilled clinical and operational leader to take on the permanent role of Nursing Director – Education and Research for the Department of Health, North West Tasmania.

Report­ing to the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Nursing/​Midwifery — North West (EDONM), this role is account­able for the over­all strate­gic and oper­a­tional man­age­ment of nurs­ing edu­ca­tion, research and train­ing across the North West, as well as sup­port­ing inter­dis­ci­pli­nary con­nec­tions, to advance exem­plary pro­fes­sion­al prac­tice and patient outcomes.

What’s on Offer

  • Flex­i­ble work­ing hours to enable work/​life balance
  • Relo­ca­tion allowance for suc­cess­ful inter­state appli­cants can be negotiated
  • Post grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tion allowance where applicable
  • Sup­port for ongo­ing pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment, includ­ing an allowance of $750 per annum
  • You’ll have access to salary pack­age a range of ben­e­fits includ­ing liv­ing expens­es up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal enter­tain­ment each FBT year + oth­er ben­e­fits if eligible. 
  • Oth­er employ­ment con­di­tions and allowances avail­able under the Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice ) Award and Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice ) Agree­ment 2019

About You

Are you pas­sion­ate about devel­op­ing peo­ple? Do you have an under­stand­ing of con­tem­po­rary adult and work­place learn­ing prin­ci­ples and approaches? 

We are search­ing for some­one who is able to build pro­duc­tive work­ing rela­tion­ship not only with staff, but with edu­ca­tion providers.

An under­stand­ing of the require­ments of ongo­ing edu­ca­tion, research and devel­op­ment of a health facil­i­ty is critical.

Your com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills must be top notch, in this role they will be your most impor­tant tools. The list of skills should be so long that we can’t list them all here, but if we had to pick a few it would be your abil­i­ty to influ­ence, inspire and ensure a clear mes­sage is delivered.

You will be a leader with­in our health ser­vice. Your impres­sive list of lead­er­ship skills must con­tain the abil­i­ty to nego­ti­ate, del­e­gate and fos­ter a cul­ture of improve­ment. You will be a leader in devel­op­ing research skills with­in our team. You must be able to lead a team to design, devel­op, imple­ment and eval­u­ate edu­ca­tion and train­ing for nurs­ing and mid­wifery staff to sup­port and enhance their com­pe­ten­cy in areas crit­i­cal to the organ­i­sa­tion now and in the future. Devel­op­ing research skills for the staff with­in our ser­vices is anoth­er crit­i­cal skill.

The Role:

In col­lab­o­ra­tion with Nurs­ing Lead­er­ship across the NW Region, this role sets the strate­gic direc­tion of Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery edu­ca­tion and train­ing, ensur­ing we can meet the needs of the future, based on exten­sive knowl­edge of health­care sys­tems, work­force devel­op­ment, pol­i­cy and legislation.

Note: — Please refer to the State­ment of Duties for all the selec­tion cri­te­ria of this posi­tion to address in your application.

Details of Appointments

Per­ma­nent full time day work posi­tion work­ing 76 hours per fort­night com­menc­ing ASAP

Base Salary: $128 929 per annum + 10.5% superannuation

  • Salary range is in accor­dance with the Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Agree­ment 2019 


Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be required to meet the essen­tial criteria:

  1. Reg­is­tered with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia as a Reg­is­tered Nurse.

Appli­cants should note the fol­low­ing cri­te­ria are desirable:

  1. Rel­e­vant post grad­u­ate qualification

How to Apply

Please vis­it our web­site: https://​careers​.page​up​peo​ple​.com/​759​/​c​w​/​e​n​/​j​o​b​/​1086256​/​n​u​r​s​i​n​g​-​d​i​r​e​c​t​o​r​-​e​d​u​c​a​t​i​o​n​-​a​n​d​-​r​e​s​e​a​r​c​h​-​519433

Appli­ca­tions close 30th Sep­tem­ber 2022

For More Information

Karen Line­gar

Posi­tion: Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Nurs­ing and Care Redesign
Phone: (03) 6478 5275
E‑mail: karen.​linegar@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au