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Regulatory Officer - Registration, Sydney

Job no: 494104
Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Registration

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.

We are recruiting for multiple positions in preparation for an upcoming peak processing period (from mid September 2020 up to March 2021). The positions are full time, fixed term contracts, with some potential for contract extension. Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be able to commit to working full time for the fixed term contract period. We anticipate the commencement date will be 14 September 2020.

About the Role

Reporting to the Registration Team Leader, the Regulatory Officer – Registration will be responsible for providing efficient and accurate assessing and processing of applications and other documents for registration in accordance with the with the Regulatory Principles for the National Scheme, the National Law, registration standards, guidelines, and national organisational policies and procedures with a focus on Ahpra’s values to deliver high performance.

Duties of the role include:

  • Delivery of customer focused, efficient, and accurate assessment and processing of applications and other documents for registration of health practitioners consistent with current legislation, established policy, procedures and the delegated authority of the Board;
  • Completion of registration assessments within the required timeframes and key performance indicators;

About You

You will be a highly organised professional with exceptional communication and time management skills.  Your excellent attention to detail will enable you to efficiently and accurately assess and process applications. The successful applicant will also have the following qualifications and skills and experience:

  • Certificate II in Business Administration or equivalent and/or relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications for email, word processing, spreadsheets and data bases and an ability to learn and adapt to new systems.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to process data entry information with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to problem solve, analyse and interpret information and established procedures.
  • Sound organisational skills including excellent time management skills plus the ability to prioritise work in response to time critical targets.
  • Sound interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and experience in dealing with people at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment to deliver assigned workload.

To succeed in this role you will be self driven and adaptable.  Initially the role is likely to require a combination of office based work and work from home while we transition back to the office. Whilst you will be supplied with necessary IT equipment you will be required to have internet connection and a dedicated space to effectively perform the role.

Download File Role Description Regulatory Officer Registration Express L2.pdf

What we offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working culture
  • Discounts on Medibank Private Health Insurance
  • Great work/life balance
  • Career progression, learning and development opportunities
  • Attractive salary of $59,975 per annum + Superannuation (Pro rata)

To apply:

  • Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application.
  • Your application must include a current resume and answer all the application questions.
  • 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 contact our recruitment team via email recruitment@ahpra.gov.au

Applications Close: Sunday 9 August 2020 at 11.55pm

Please note applications will be screened and shortlisted during the advertising period.  Should we receive suitable candidates during this time, the advertising period will cease.

Recent applications do not need to reapply.

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

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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