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EL1 Assistant Director Workforce Planning & Development - NatOps - ACT

Job description

About the Position:

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Director of Workforce Planning and Development for a Federal Government Department based within Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, SA, Canberra, ACT or alternate locations considered for the right applicant. This position will hold an initial 12 month contract with view for extension and competitive hourly rates available for the successful applicant.

This role involves applying creative and innovative approaches to foster best practice clinical service delivery, exercising sound professional judgement.

The occupant of this position is required to provide professional leadership, build capability and act as a resource to the National Operations teams, working in an agile manner.

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Manage the Workforce Planning and Development program of works to support high quality mental health service delivery

  • Implementing a specialist strategic human resource planning and management function to deliver national workforce planning, development, and training

  • Supporting teams, projects and clinical quality improvement activities

  • Applying project management skills which includes developing quality project documentation and applying change management

  • Providing subject matter expertise to deliver procurement activities, manage associated contracts, and ensure compliance

  • In conjunction with the National Director - Clinical Innovations, manage strategic planning for longer-term initiatives, including developing a tailored capability framework; workforce planning; national training; supervision and reflective practice; and performance review and career pathways development.

  • Manage documentation to track, monitor, report and contribute to the evaluation and integration of initiatives

  • Develop and review advice, input, briefings, papers, submissions and correspondence

  • Provide supervision, mentoring and coaching to effectively manage performance and encourage professional growth.

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in an EL1 or equivalent position is highly desirable

  • Ideally, you will have an understanding of mental health services

  • Preferably you will have background in workforce planning and development, training and assessment, change management, and project management

  • Relevant experience in the Australian Public Service or the Australian Defence Force will be highly regarded

  • A high standard of written and oral communication is essential for this role.

  • Demonstrated stakeholder management, procurement and contract management experience is essential

  • Qualifications as an accredited health professional and experience in mental health, psychology, organisational psychology, social sciences, humanities or a related field will be very highly regarded

  • Registration with AHPRA or AASW is mandatory if you hold the above qualifications

  • Must be either an Australian Citizen or a holder of an Australian permanent residency visa to be eligible to apply for this position

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

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Click on the apply button or for more information Contact:

Hayley Slater (07) 4979 8603|

Job Reference Number: BSINDJ2021108245

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: EL1 Assistant Director Workforce Planning & Development - NatOps - ACT
Contract type: Contract
Location: Australia, Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs, Brisbane
Industry: Government Federal Government, Defence, Emergency
Job expiry: 2021-05-08
Reference: BSINDJ2021108245