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Clinical Leader Aged Care

Department of Health - Alice Springs, NT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Job description

Agency Department of Health Work unit Community Allied Health and Aged Care

Job title Clinical Leader Aged Care Designation Senior Professional 1

Job type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $123,559 - $138,034 Location Alice Springs

Position number 3613 RTF 206863 Closing 25/02/2021

Contact Michelle Foley on 08 8951 5043 or Michelle.Foley@nt.gov.au

About the agency http://www.health.nt.gov.au/

Apply online https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=206863

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume-.

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce that represents the community. The NTPS encourages people from all

diversity groups to apply for vacancies. For more information about applying for this position and the merit process, go to the

OCPE website.

Under the agency’s Special Measures Recruitment Plan eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) applicants will

be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. For more information on Special Measures, go to the OCPE website.

Primary objective

Provide effective clinical leadership and resource management in the development, implementation and evaluation of high

quality, culturally appropriate community aged care services for clients in Central Australia and Barkly regions, ensuring

professional standards of the multidisciplinary team are maintained.

Key duties and responsibilities

1. Provide professional supervision and general support to members of the multidisciplinary team in addition to clinical

leadership for Memory and Psychogeriatric Services, Transition Care and Aged Care Assessment Programs,

2. Manage human/financial resources to facilitate optimal functioning of the Aged Care Unit

3. Coordinate team strategies including monitoring service demands, triaging referrals and evaluating service delivery models to

ensure service delivery aligns with Commonwealth and Northern Territory legislative requirements

4. Provide senior level advice to the Senior Manager on issues impacting aged care services in the region

5. Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being

undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

6. Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.

Selection criteria


1. Tertiary qualification in a health and/or psychosocial related field with current registration or eligibility for professional

membership where applicable

2. Comprehensive knowledge of the Aged Care Assessment Program and demonstrated experience as an assessor and/or


3. Demonstrated leadership and management experience of a multidisciplinary aged care team with proven skills and knowledge

of financial and human resource management, change management and strategic planning

4. High level knowledge of contemporary best practice and issues associated with community based aged care services including

understanding of national reforms in aged care and a working knowledge of relevant legislation

5. Demonstrated high level analytical, research, problem solving and risk management skills

6. Demonstrated high level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and demonstrated ability to act as a consultant

to a wide range of stakeholders

7. Understanding of the impact of cross-cultural issues as applicable to aged care services

8. Current NT drivers licence or ability to obtain, and ability and willingness to travel by car/4WD vehicle and/or light aircraft to

visit remote areas for up to 5 days at a time.


1. Post graduate qualifications in aged care and/or management

Further information

Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice

and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal


Alice Springs, NT

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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