Team Leader (Allied Health Professional)

Longreach, QLD |

Salary package circa $100,000+ comprising of a base salary (negotiable with experience), super and salary packaging

An exciting opportunity now exists for an Allied Health professional of any discipline, to join NWRH in a full-time Team Leader role, based in their Longreach office.

Reporting to the Integrated Allied Health Manager, as Team Leader your primary responsibility will be to manage the financial, human and clinical activities related to the provision of health services across Longreach and the neighbouring NWRH catchment areas.

You will be leading NWRH's Longreach team of approximately 13 allied health clinicians, as such it is imperative you have demonstrated experience, enabling you to effectively manage and develop your people.

Some of your primary responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services;
  • Providing overall team direction and management, and conducting staff selection, training and supervision;
  • Monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres;
  • Controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services;
  • Liaising with other health and welfare providers to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination; and
  • Advising senior management about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities.

This is a dedicated Team Leadership role, however for the ideal candidate who may wish to continue to practice clinical work for 1 or 2 days per week, this could be negotiated.

Skills and Experience:

To be considered you must hold tertiary qualifications in your relevant health discipline, as well as registration with AHPRA. This could include but not be limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Dietitians and/or Diabetes Educators.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work autonomously, and with a wide range of stakeholders including general practitioners, health service providers and government and non-government agencies, both in person and over the phone.

An awareness of Indigenous health issues and the ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner, in order to support diverse and multidisciplinary teams members will be pivotal to your success. Although not essential, any experience gained in a remote/rural area and/or working within Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, will be highly regarded.

This role will include travel by road and air to outreach communities; therefore you will need to be flexible with your hours, and hold a current C Class driver’s licence.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel) is also a must.

To apply:

Please go to ‘Work for Us’ on our website

Starting date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Closing date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018
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