Director and Staff Specialist in Palliative Care

Central Coast, North-West & West coast (AU)
01 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent Full Time, Temporary Full Time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Department of Palliative Care, Gosford ,Wyong, Woy Woy and Long Jetty Hospitals, Central Coast Local Health District CCLHD. 

Please note that though the Staff Specialist position is permanent, the Director aspect of the role is for three (3) years and subject to reappointment thereafter. A separate position description details the managerial aspects in this role, see attachment. A Level 1 managerial allowance is associated with the managerial aspect of the role

Applicants should be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and / or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

Central Coast is comprised of the twin areas of Gosford and Wyong, positioned between Sydney and Newcastle, which are collectively expected to grow from the current approximate 300,000 to 450,000 population before 2030. The Local Health District has strong connections with both Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Newcastle.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

For enquiries about the position please contact Dr Tony Gill, Clinical Director Aged Sub Acute and Complex Care or Ms Nicole McDonald, Acting Director of Aged Sub Acute and Complex Care, phone (02) 4320 3747 or email

To formally apply for this position you must apply via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click the apply button and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4320 3009.

 The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.

Applications will not be accepted via agencies.

Closing date: 18th March 2018