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Tasmanian Government

Allied Health Lead - Acute Medicine (527635)

Department of Health
Hospitals South
Hospitals Sth - Allied Health Services

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement/Allied Health Professional, Level 4
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location:Royal Hobart Hospital

The Role:

The Allied Health Lead - Medical and Cancer Services role provides clinical oversight and coordination of Allied Health services across the general medicine inpatient wards at Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH). This includes providing a point of contact and communication for Allied health staff and engaging with nursing and medical leadership for those wards in an Allied Health leadership capacity.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Team:

The position works with both Allied Health Services and Medical and Cancer Services streams. Allied Health Services includes ten Allied Health Disciplines that report operationally through to Discipline Leads and the Office of the Director of Allied Health. Medical and Cancer Services includes a range of medical, subspecialty and cancer services across the breadth of the health service (acute, subacute, outpatient and community). It is expected that the incumbent will work closely with Allied Health working in Medical and Cancer Service, as well as with senior nursing and leadership with in the Medical and Cancer Service stream. 

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $111,672 to $118,949 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

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:

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $724 per annum or the ability to accrue funds for up to five years.
  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $115,819 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme 


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study at a recognised tertiary institution and registered with the relevant Board or, in the case of unregulated professions, eligible for membership of the relevant professional association

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Relevant postgraduate qualification

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:
  • Crimes of violence
  • sex related offences
  • serious drug offences
  • crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

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.

* Please note that our application process has changed.  Refer to the attached Application Guide for information about the new application format.

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 that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • 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)

Contact: Clare Ramsden
Position: Deputy Director of Allied Health & Clinical Neuropsychologist
Phone: 0418 152 120

Important information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you.  It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

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