Clinical Lead - Education and Support (526833)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 17, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


Do you want to live bigger by living smaller?

Do you want to make an impact through your passion for clinical education and training?

Do you want to work collaboratively and creatively in an interdisciplinary setting?

…Do you want more?

The roles

The Department of Health is currently recruiting a new Clinical Lead – Education and Support - Speech Pathology, to work in the Northern region of Tasmania.

This exciting new role will work as part of the Speech Pathology leadership team in the region to inspire and grow the next generation.

You will promote a positive learning organisation culture through coordinating student placements that offer exceptional learning opportunities and experiences across a range of areas of practice and different practice settings. You will also collaborate with other clinicians in the team to support new graduates during their early career years.

As part of the leadership team, you will make a significant contribution towards the Department of Health’s strategic priority to build and develop a sustainable and positive workforce that we need now and for the future by partnering with the University of Tasmania’s Allied Health Expansion Program to support the roll out of new graduate entry Masters programs for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology.

The hours

Permanent, full-time, day work, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that actual hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

About us

The Department of Health is part of the state government in Tasmania. We work to look after the health, safety and wellbeing of all Tasmanians. We do this by planning, managing and delivering high quality health services.

The Tasmanian Health Service is part of the Department of Health and operates three service areas:

Learn more about our hospitals and health services here.

As an employer, we aim to provide a workplace that is free from discrimination, safe, and inclusive. Our employees are diverse in gender, languages, ethnicity, cultural background, age, sexual orientation, and religious beliefs. They are also diverse in their skills and qualifications, where they live and work, their life and work experiences, personality, abilities, family and caring responsibilities, and their experience of disability.

What we offer

Attractive Salary

$111,629 to $115,819 per annum

(Salary range is in accordance with the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019)

Our Employer 10% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.


Other benefits

Study leave and assistance

We provide support to you while you’re undertaking training and studies including:

Life in Tasmania

Do you want a change of pace or lifestyle? Live and work in the best place on earth

Tasmania offers a coveted lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, world heritage national parks, secluded beaches, exceptional produce, award-winning wine, and great local beers. Living in Tasmania you will experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, wild and beautiful landscapes, a relaxed island lifestyle, and a fascinating history.

The North region of Tasmania offer an affordable lifestyle with fantastic properties in idyllic locations at a fraction of the cost compared to Australia’s capital cities. You are close to everything and the drive home from work is over in a few minutes, so you have a better work life balance – traffic jam is not a common term in Tasmania.

Launceston is Tasmania’s largest regional town outside of the capital city, affording a warm sense of community with all the conveniences of a thriving big city. Launceston is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne and has direct flights to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Launceston’s central location means most areas of Tasmania can be reached within 2 hours by car for easy access to weekend getaways, heritage attractions, natural wonders and fantastic recreational pursuits.

The place is only half the picture, what about the people? We’ll make sure you’re fully inducted and welcomed into our team and into our culture. We’ll suggest where to go for dinner, and on your day off. You’ll end up helping patients, colleagues, and neighbours in ways you never imagined, and then you might see them at the beach on Saturday morning. It might be awkward the first few times. Then it isn’t.

Ask any of us and you’ll find we’ve all challenged ourselves to do more, down in Tasmania.

Find out more about our beautiful state here: Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary [embedded video]

What you’ll need to succeed

Essential requirements

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence,

b) Sex Related Offences,

c) Serious Drug Offences,

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable requirements

How to apply

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Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all of the selection criteria to address in your application.

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, upload your 1-2 page selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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 for two referees before applying.

Important information

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Download the Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

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

For further information contact

Jo Moerkerk

Discipline Lead – Speech Pathology


(03) 6777 6230