Position Details


Reference Number 155448
Position Title Acting Safety and Quality Manager MHDAS
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Chief Medical Officer
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $87,526.32 to $91,762.67
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Gain invaluable experience in an exciting field of safety and quality
  • Better your Lifestyle with a career located only minutes from Geelong CBD and our vibrant waterfront
  • Enhance your career at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility 

Barwon Health's Safety and Quality unit provides support to the organisation in the areas of accreditation, incident and complaint management, clinical audit, risk management, policy and procedure management, medico-legal services and Consumer Centred Care. 

About the role 

This role is covering long service leave for a period of 14 weeks.

In your role as the Safety and Quality manager you will:

  • Support the organisation to maintain and exceed compliance with the NSQHSS standards
  • Act as a resource for MHDAS staff on safety and quality issues and to work with members of the Safety and Quality Unit to build a culture that promotes safety and quality and fosters a commitment to continuous review and improvement across Barwon Health.

As the successful candidate you will have a tertiary qualification in healthcare as well as significant experience in a safety and quality role in a large health service.  

About the culture

You will work with an innovative team who have and maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, GLBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: A tertiary qualification in a field of health care or demonstrated equivalent experience
Essential: Significant experience in healthcare
Contact Person Lee Scott 
Contact Person Job Title Acting Director Safety and Quality Directorate 
Contact Number 0431 818 834 
Contact Email lscott@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Erin Cottrill 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 1249 
Alternate Contact Email ecottrill@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 24/08/2018
Position Description
File name 
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.