Head of Department Podiatry

Salary: HSO Level P3 $114,368 - $118,402 p.a. pro rata
Location: Nedlands
Unit/Division: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital - Podiatry
Work Type: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: 00000267
Closing Date: 2019-04-29 4:00 PM
Attachments: - head of department podiatry cg000267 p3 april 2019.pdf
- hss - applicant information package (lattice version).pdf

This is for a Permanent Full Time appointment, however consideration will be given for Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time or Fixed Term Part Time appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Eligibility to Apply: Preference for appointment will be given to Australian Permanent Residents.

Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
 
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
 
Job Share arrangements may be considered. 
 
Position Profile:  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced podiatrist to the position of Head of Department Podiatry. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration, direction, control, financial management and performance of the Department of Podiatry.

To take on this opportunity you must have extensive clinical and management experience, well-developed communication skills, knowledge and experience in the development of management of Quality Improvement activities, service development and research.

Area Profile: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is one of Australia's leading teaching tertiary hospitals. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre 4km from Perth city centre, SCGH provides a comprehensive range of clinical services including trauma, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, general medicine, general surgery, and cardiac care. It is home to WA's only comprehensive cancer centre - the largest cancer treatment centre in the State - and is the State's principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants.
 
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):  

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.  
 
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Kim Brookes on 08 6457 4401.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680 for immediate assistance during business hours. 
 
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.   

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in  no more than 10 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 
 
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.