Deputy Secretary Hospitals and Primary Care (527638)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 17, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

About the role

The Deputy Secretary Hospitals and Primary Care will be responsible and accountable for the cohesive and
coordinated delivery of hospitals and primary care within the health system, as directed by the Secretary.
The position will work closely with the Chief Executives (Hospitals South, North and North West) to ensure
strategic reforms and business improvements are delivered and key health outcomes for the community are
achieved within approved budget, and resourcing parameters.
A key priority will be to focus on the seamless integration and accessibility of healthcare delivered in the
hospitals, including across, subacute, community, residential and home-based services. Experience in the
development and implementation of digital transformation measures to optimise service delivery and performance will be valued.

About you

If you have exceptional qualities in leadership, collaboration, communication, and stakeholder engagement and can evidence a strong track record of success in leading a significant and geographically dispersed healthcare organisation then this is a career defining opportunity not to be missed.
A Child Safety and Wellbeing Framework is now in place across the Department of Health, safeguarding children and young people accessing our services and facilities. Your commitment is essential to improving the way we work with vulnerable people, in particular, implementing strategies and actions to promote child safety and wellbeing, and prevent harm to children and young people.
An essential requirement of the role is a current Registration to Work with Vulnerable People. Relevant tertiary qualifications or degree in a relevant discipline which may include a clinical, public health or business administration field are also desirable.
The role is a Senior Executive office for a contract period of up to 5 years and offers an attractive remuneration package, which incorporates salary ranging from $241,956 to $278,247p.a. plus 10.5% superannuation and private use of a fully maintained vehicle.

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

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:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • 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.

For more information (Contact Officer)

Shane Gregory

Position: Associate Secretary
Phone: (03) 6166 1575
E-mail: [email protected]

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