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Director of Nursing

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 8 Jul 2024

Location: Flinders Island TAS

Flinders Island Multipurpose centre is seeking a Director of Nursing, as part of the Primary Health North team, lead and manage a range of inpatient, aged care and community-based services provided from Flinders Island Multipurpose Centre, including Cape Barren Island...

.…ensur­ing that clin­i­cal and sup­port ser­vices and infra­struc­ture, and man­age­ment of resources meet qual­i­ty and safe­ty stan­dards, and are in accor­dance with Agency per­for­mance objec­tives and com­mu­ni­ty expec­ta­tions. Facil­i­tate the devel­op­ment and main­te­nance of strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion links with­in the Agency and with oth­er gov­ern­ment and non-gov­ern­ment agen­cies, com­mu­ni­ty health ser­vice providers and oth­er key groups and con­sumers regard­ing health ser­vice priorities.

  • Appli­ca­tions close: Wednes­day 31 July, 2024 11:55 PM AEST
  • Award/​Classification: Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Award, Reg­is­tered Nurse, Grade 8, Lev­el 3
  • Salary: $139,948 per annum
  • Employ­ment type: Full Time
  • Region: North
  • Loca­tion: Flinders Island Mul­ti Purp Cnt

The role:

As part of the Pri­ma­ry Health North team, lead and man­age a range of inpa­tient, aged care and com­mu­ni­ty-based ser­vices pro­vid­ed from Flinders Island Mul­ti­pur­pose Cen­tre, includ­ing Cape Bar­ren Island, ensur­ing that clin­i­cal and sup­port ser­vices and infra­struc­ture, and man­age­ment of resources meet qual­i­ty and safe­ty stan­dards, and are in accor­dance with Agency per­for­mance objec­tives and com­mu­ni­ty expectations. 

Facil­i­tate the devel­op­ment and main­te­nance of strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion links with­in the Agency and with oth­er gov­ern­ment and non-gov­ern­ment agen­cies, com­mu­ni­ty health ser­vice providers and oth­er key groups and con­sumers regard­ing health ser­vice priorities.

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

Flinders Island Mul­ti­pur­pose Service:

As part of Hos­pi­tals North, our ser­vice uses Com­pas­sion’, Account­abil­i­ty’, Respect’ and Excel­lence’ (CARE) val­ues to under­pin how they work togeth­er, pro­vide care and sup­port patients, staff and com­mu­ni­ty every day. 

Oppor­tu­ni­ty awaits you at Flinders Island. As Direc­tor of Nurs­ing, you:

  • Form part of the inno­v­a­tive Pri­ma­ry Health North lead­er­ship team cater­ing for health care needs of Tas­ma­ni­ans in com­mu­ni­ty and rur­al and remote settings.
  • Get to work with an expe­ri­enced and sup­port­ive local team of keen pro­fes­sion­als pro­vid­ing wholis­tic care across Flinders and Cape Bar­ren Islands.
  • Have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to pos­i­tive­ly influ­ence care across the entire pri­ma­ry health remit – clin­ics, sub­a­cute inpa­tient, emer­gency and res­i­den­tial care.

As an added bonus, you get to explore a won­der­ful island full of sur­pris­ing beach­es, hide­away spots and adven­ture, and there is easy access from main­land Aus­tralia with twice dai­ly flights!

Details of Appointment

Per­ma­nent, full time, day work­er posi­tion work­ing 76 hours per fort­night, com­menc­ing from 16 Sep­tem­ber 2024

*notwith­stand­ing hours may be nego­ti­at­ed with the suc­cess­ful applicant

  • Appli­cants should note that, for a peri­od of twelve months from the date of pub­li­ca­tion, this selec­tion process may be used to fill sub­se­quent or sim­i­lar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $139,948 per annum. Our Employ­er 11.5% super­an­nu­a­tion con­tri­bu­tion is on top of this amount.

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.

In addi­tion, the fol­low­ing allowances cal­cu­lat­ed on the salaried incre­men­tal point may be available:

  • Dis­trict Allowances of up to $2385.25 per annum for a family
  • Remote and Rur­al Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Allowance of $3,533 per annum and an addi­tion­al salary allowance of 10%
  • Post Grad­u­ate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qual­i­fi­ca­tion type
  • Salary range is in accor­dance with Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Agree­ment 2023 and Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Inter­im Agree­ment 2013

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty:

Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be required to meet the essen­tial criteria:

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

*Registration/​licences that are essen­tial require­ments of this role must remain cur­rent and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the sta­tus of these may be checked at any time dur­ing employ­ment. It is the employee’s respon­si­bil­i­ty to ensure that registration/​licences remain cur­rent and to advise the Employ­er if their cir­cum­stances change. This includes noti­fy­ing the Employ­er if a registration/​licence is revoked, can­celled or has its con­di­tions altered.

The Head of the State Ser­vice has deter­mined that the per­son nom­i­nat­ed for this job is to sat­is­fy a pre‑employment check before tak­ing up the appoint­ment, on pro­mo­tion or trans­fer. The fol­low­ing checks are to be conducted:

  1. Con­vic­tion checks in the fol­low­ing areas 
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex relat­ed offences
    3. seri­ous drug offences
    4. crimes involv­ing dishonesty
  1. Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion check 
  2. Dis­ci­pli­nary action in pre­vi­ous employ­ment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the Apply” but­ton at https://careers.pageuppeople.c…. This ensures impor­tant ques­tions about you are answered. 

You will be prompt­ed to com­plete a 1 – 2 page appli­ca­tion out­lin­ing your expe­ri­ence, skills and knowl­edge as they relate to the attached State­ment of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a sep­a­rate state­ment address­ing the selec­tion criteria.
  • All attach­ments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Ref­er­ee details are sub­mit­ted as part of the online appli­ca­tion so make sure you have the con­tact details of two ref­er­ees before applying.

Down­load the State­ment of Duties and any Asso­ci­at­ed Documents

We encour­age you to review the Appli­cant Guide and State­ment of Duties pri­or to apply­ing for an overview of the duties, pro­gram, selec­tion process and selec­tion criteria.