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Director Clinical Services, Armadale Health Services

Director Clinical Services, Armadale Health Services

Company: Department of Health WA
Location: Armadale - Western Australia
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 02/12/2020
Job Contact:

Jennifer Grove

04 3806 6013


Director Clinical Services

  • Salary: MP Year 1 – 9 $352,424 – $449,614 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and applicable allowances)
  • Location: Armadale and Kalamunda
  • Unit/Division: Armadale Kalamunda Group
  • Work Type: Fixed Term – Full Time appointment for 5 years
  • Position No: 00005986
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-11 4:00 PM


EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist.

We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Other Conditions

WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other “similar” vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Position Profile

We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and passionate person to the role of Director Clinical Services. Reporting to the Executive Director and as a key member of the executive leadership team, the Director Clinical Services will provide outstanding leadership to a committed and high performing medical team, ensuring the highest level of contemporary and patient focused clinical practice.

Armadale Kalamunda Group is undergoing substantial growth in service demand and the successful candidate will need to work with their team and across the organisation to ensure the service can continue to meet the growing and changing health care needs of the community.

The role will ensure that that clinical care, teaching and training will be supported by best practice clinical governance. The role will provide strategic oversight for patient safety, quality of care and clinical excellence.

You will have professional credibility, possess a demonstrable track record in strategic clinical leadership and governance with exceptionally strong stakeholder management skills, and have contemporary knowledge and experience with respect to best practice in clinical care. You will have demonstrated experience operating at a strategic level and achieving results in a complex tertiary hospital setting.

You will need to be eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Area Profile

Armadale Kalamunda Group is a general hospital and Health Service focused on providing a range of high quality health care services in the community. Services included Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit and provides high-quality general medical and surgery services, rehabilitation, maternity, paediatric and neonatal, mental health, renal medicine and dialysis services and ambulatory care.

Kalamunda Hospital (KH) is a specialist hospital and is part of the Armadale Kalamunda Group. The hospital provides both day surgical procedures and a specialist inpatient palliative care service for patients in the east metropolitan area.

Employee Benefits

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances
  • For information on superannuation click here

Selection Criteria

Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

For Role Specific Information we encourage you to contact Diane Barr – Executive Director Armadale Health Service on (08) 9391 1011.

For information about the selection process please contact Jennifer Grove at Gerard Daniels on 0438 066 013 or at jenniferg@gerard-daniels.com

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


Applications close: 11th January 2021

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