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2021
Job advertisement

The Commission is seeking a NSQHS Advice Centre Manager who will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Advice Centre and will deliver exceptional and professional service to health service organisations, assessors, clinicians and others contacting the Advice Centre, as well as contributing to broader activities to support the National Standards Program.

This will include undertaking research and analysis of information, project management, policy development, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to cultivate positive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A professional, positive, strategic and solutions-focused approach to work including sound decision making and problem solving skills, incorporating initiative and professional judgement
  • Highly developed and excellent project management skills and experience, including resource and time management skills and a sound ability to manage multiple priorities, recognise common links, identify and manage risks and align key objectives
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NSQHS Standards and accreditation processes
  • Qualification as a Registered Nurse, and tertiary qualifications in a relevant area of health
  • Experience working in a health service, as well as experience in health care safety and quality, research, and analysis of information

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply.

Questions about the role can be directed to Margaret Banks (02) 9126 3684 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight 3 May 2021. Only complete applications will be considered.

2021
Job advertisement

The Commission is seeking high-performing research assistants, with experience conducting qualitative health research, to join a small team working on a project that supports the work of the new National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention. The project aims to identify personal, psychosocial, and systemic factors that have contributed to deaths by suicide amongst Australian Defence Force personnel and Veterans between 2001 and 2018.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Clinical and/or health experience; mental health experience is desirable
  • Demonstrated skills and experience conducting qualitative analysis
  • Familiarity with root cause analysis, particularly in mental health, is desirable
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex concepts in plain English
  • Effective and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work within a small team
  • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to work to challenging timeframes
  • Familiarity with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Privacy Act 1988, organisational privacy management practice, and demonstrated ability to work within these frameworks
  • A professional, positive, and solutions-focused approach to work
  • Understanding of the issues and challenges associated with the collection, use and analysis of healthcare data.

The piece of work is expected to be for a 10-month period with a possibility of extension and is open to labour hire candidates or candidates in the university or government sector seeking a secondment.

Candidates must have a right to work legally in Australia for a continuous period of at least 12 months to be eligible.

Questions about the role can be directed to Lyndal Halliday (02) 9126 3690 or email acsqhchr@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 11 April 2021. Only complete applications will be considered. Auto-generated applications will not be considered.

2021
Job advertisement

The Commission is seeking a non-ongoing Project Officer for a period of 9 months to support the Program Manager and work within a small team to assist in project and administrative activities of the Review.

This work will involve setting up and providing secretariat support for the Review’s committees, undertaking procurement activities and management of contracts, organising and assisting with public consultation processes, analysing information and drafting papers and providing project support.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent project management, time management and organisational skills
  • Effective and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to negotiate, influence, and consult
  • Demonstrated project management experience to manage a range of competing projects and timeframes
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management and procurement, experience in SAP Concur is desirable
  • Experience in setting up expert committees, facilitating the work of committees through Secretariat activities, and engaging and communicating with stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications desirable.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply.

The successful candidate must be engaged through an external recruitment agency.

For further information, please refer to the position description and applicant pack available from the Commission’s website at: https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/careers.  

Questions about the role can be directed to Naomi Poole (02) 9126 3536 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, 9 May 2021. Only complete applications will be considered.