Current Opportunities

Regulatory Officer - Compliance

Job no: 493461 - close 17/09
Work type: Fixed Term Full Time, Ongoing Full Time
Location: Perth
Categories: Administration, Government

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) works in partnership with 15 National Boards to implement the national regulatory scheme for health professionals. The purpose of health practitioner regulation is to protect the public by ensuring that only health practitioners who have the skills, qualifications and knowledge to provide safe care are registered.

Reporting to the Regulatory Advisor – Compliance, the Regulatory Officer – Compliance manages the compliance of health practitioners and students with restrictions on their registration and/or prohibition to practise, delivering a nationally consistent, quality, timely and risk-based Compliance service.

There are multiple on-going and fixed term opportunities available, part time considered at 0.8fte. These roles are available in our Perth office.

In this role you will:

  • Manage a caseload of low risk and/or mixed risk, low and/or mixed complexity monitoring cases consistent with agreed risk thresholds, current legislation, relevant principles, established policy and procedures and the delegated authority of the Board.
  • Gather and analyse information to inform identified issues and provide high quality regulatory advice to the Boards in the interest of the health and safety of the public
  • Prepare and implement compliance monitoring plans for health practitioners and students with conditions and/or undertakings/ Tribunal or Panel Orders in accordance with relevant legislative requirements
  • Assess monitoring cases across the full range of risk and complexity under the guidance of the Regulatory Advisor - Compliance
  • Identify areas of actual and/or potential risk in terms of health practitioner non-compliance with conditions undertakings and/or orders

As the ideal candidate, you will demonstrate the following:

  • Certificate IV in Business Administration or equivalent and/or relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of registration compliance, auditing and investigative processes with the ability to operate effectively in a regulatory environment observing the need for confidentiality and privacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation, policy and procedures as they relate to the regulation of health practitioners in the public interest.
  • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise and interact with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively and effectively within a team.
  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to effectively prioritise and manage multiple tasks and deadlines and deliver quality work in a case management environment.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, including the ability to identify risk and negotiate successful outcomes in a complex and sensitive environment.

What we offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working culture with an active social club
  • Discounted health insurance with Medibank Private and discounted gym memberships
  • Great work/life balance
  • Generous provisions for personal leave, annual leave loading, and the ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Sophisticated open plan workspaces in a 5-star rated building in a central location
  • Attractive base salary of $72,302 per annum

To apply:

  • Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application.
  • Your application must include a resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the requirements in the position description
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process
  • For any queries or a confidential discussion regarding this position, please email
  • Closing Date: 11.30pm on Tuesday 17 September 2019

Offer of employment is subject to successful background (pre-employment screening) and Criminal History checks.

AHPRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

With respect, no agencies please.

Download File L4 - Role Descriptor Regulatory Officer Compliance.pdf

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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