Indigenous Health Principal Project Officer (Identified), Queensland Health

March 25, 2024
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Job Description

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As an employer our goal is to be a GREAT PLACE TO WORK and we are committed to securing and maintaining an exceptional workforce.

About the role
The purpose of this role is to lead the development and implementation of the Townsville Hospital and Health Services First Nations Health Equity Strategy, under the direction of the Executive Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and to achieve health equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Townsville Hospital and Health Service Region. 

The Indigenous Health Principal Project Officer will oversee the scoping, planning and implementation of the Health Equity Implementation Plan for Townsville Hospital and Health Service, to ensure the provision of high quality consumer care and achievement of agreed key performance indicators and legislative requirements, translating strategic direction into operational deliverables.

What’s on offer?

Project Officer – Indigenous Health Principal Project Officer (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Social Worker, Psychologist-General, Speech Pathologist – Advanced) (HP5)
Remuneration package of up to $167,587 p.a., comprising base salary range of $140,767 – $146,883 p.a. ( any other applicable allowances/benefits), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Nurse Manager – Indigenous Health Principal Project Officer (NG7)
Remuneration package of up to $159,899 p.a., comprising base salary range of $128,701 – $139,732 p.a. ( any other applicable allowances/benefits), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Indigenous Health Principal Project Officer (AO7)
Remuneration package of up to $161,717 p.a., comprising base salary range of $132,072 – $141,738 p.a. ( any other applicable allowances/benefits), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Working with Townsville HHS
Great professional development opportunities
Attractive salary sacrificing options
Parental leave and flexible working arrangements
Supportive workplace environment
Access to corporate discounts

Eligible health workers who make the move (interstate or international) to work with us may receive up to $20,000 in incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme (Conditions Apply).

Role requirements

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership (if applicable) with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Travel by light aircraft may be required.
  • Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please refer to the role description for further details.

Interested?
Enquiries are welcome, for a confidential discussion please contact Amanda Cooms on (07) 4433 0125.

Apply ONLINE: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV554400

Applications close on Monday, 15 April 2024.

Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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