Director of Nursing - Flinders Island (504446)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 8, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

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:

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

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:


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 on this screen. 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:

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.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Carol Baines

Position: Director of Nursing - Flinders Island Multipurpose Centre - Primary Health North
Phone: (03) 6359 0204

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