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Adult Allied Health Manager - Alice Springs

NT Government

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Administrative Officer 6, Remuneration Package Range $142,695 - $159,228

(Comprising salary $123,559 - $138,034 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

In addition to above Package Range; professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply

Adult Allied Health Team

Ongoing vacancy available in Alice Springs

As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will manage a team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists together with Allied Health Assistants and administrative officers to deliver community based allied health services to adults in Central Australia as part of Primary and Public Health Care.

The position also oversees staff administering the assistive technology programs and manages a Team Leader responsible for coordinating remote travel, supporting junior staff and facilitating staff access to professional development.

You will be an experienced allied health professional with a background in service delivery to adults with functional impairments and the frail aged and you will provide general leadership to the team including recruitment, resource management and coordination of service delivery. You will have leadership and management experience and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

This position works closely with the Senior Manager, other allied health managers in Community Allied Health and liaises with local hospital based staff and key allied health personnel in NGOs and other community organisations.

All enquires are welcome.

For further information please contact Michelle Foley Senior Manager Community Allied Health and Aged Care on 08 8951 5043 or email Michelle.Foley@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Adult Allied Health Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Quote vacancy number: 23002


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please click the Apply Now button below.

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au.

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

NTPS employees subject to CHO Directions No. 41 of 2022 requires workers in high risk places to have received their third dose (booster) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Directions 52/2022 now requires remaining employees to have received their third dose (booster) by 22 April 2022 (except where a medical exemption is granted).

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