Safety & Quality Advisor

Safety & Quality Advisor (517948)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Oral Health Services Tas

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 17 May, 2020 11:55 PM

Position details Applications close: Sunday 17 May, 2020 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award, General Stream, Band 5

Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location: 3 Warragul Ave, New Town

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for a Safety & Quality Advisor vacancy.


$84,507 to $88,695 pro-rata per annum


General Stream Band 5


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing July 2020

Please note that part time hours may be considered.


Oral Health Services - South


In accordance with relevant policies, legal and statutory requirements, and national standards, provide leadership and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and safety activities within Oral Health Services Tasmania (OHST).

As part of the safety & quality team provide project management support in implementing requirements of relevant Australian Standards and the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) and in supporting and improving patient safety processes.

Act as a resource to OHST staff, providing advice and support and assisting in the implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and patient safety strategies.

Essential Requirements

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:

a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements
  • Current Drivers Licence

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

How to apply

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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 further information contact

Robyn Nikolai
(03) 6166 5402

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