Administrative Support Officer - Patient Safety (523187)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 20, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Role:

The Administrative Support Officer - Patient Safety will provide administrative, clerical and secretarial support to the Community Consumer Engagement Council (CCEC), the two committees and various other activities of the Quality & Patient Safety South office.

This role requires someone with a strong work ethic who has the ability to follow through on projects and has highly effective communication skills. This role acts as a central point of contact of incoming and outgoing communications for CCEC which means being able to connect with a range of people.

We are seeking a person who has a proactive approach and can work without supervision in a demanding environment with commitment to deadlines. You will work closely with the CCEC Chair and the Consumer Engagement Clinical Nurse Consultant, so a collaborative and cooperative attitude is important.

The role also involves but not limited to:

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

The Team:

This is your opportunity to join Quality & Patient Safety Service South, which is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team based in the Hobart CBD. Welcoming people from a wide variety of different backgrounds and experiences is critical to fostering innovation, cultivating compassion, attracting and retaining top talent and providing the best possible care for our patients.

Details of Appointment

Fixed Term, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing ASAP for 12 months.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $69,574 - $75,199 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Drivers Licence

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.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

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

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

*Please note that our application process has changed refer to the application guide for information on the new application format.

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

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

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Catriona Maclachlan

Position: Director of Improvement South
Phone: (03) 6166 2588
E-mail: [email protected]

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