First listed on: 27 June 2022


Clinical Trials Team Leader

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Part time considered at 32 hpw) 
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $100,107 - $118,735 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ320466
Applications Close: Wednesday 6 July 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Haematology Clinical Trials team in a leadership role.  

What you'll be doing

The Clinical Trials Team Lead is responsible for ensuring the smooth operationalisation of the cancer clinical trials portfolio undertaken across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. The role will provide expert knowledge and high quality expertise and support for the delivery and conduct of clinical trials throughout their life cycle. The position will support the Clinical Trials Manager with day to day management of the unit including supervision and line management of trial staff and will assist in the financial management of the clinical trial service . As a Senior member of team, the position will provide a pivotal role in supporting the trial workforce with education, clinical skills knowledge development, quality conduct of clinical trials in compliance with relevant legal, ethical and regulatory guidelines and the specialist care of trial participants ensuring a safe and efficient care pathway.

This is a temporary full time position until date 6 April 2025 with the possibility of an extension subject to funding

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement with NSW Health OR provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to securing this role. Please also provide proof of booster vaccination, if available.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with  before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: 

Selection Criteria 

  1. Proven, significant experience in health related research, coupled with extensive experience in the coordination of clinical trials, and possess a broad understanding of financial management.
  2. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and management support. Experience in the management of performance and professional development.
  3. Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills including highly developed negotiation and delegation skills with the ability to motivate and coordinate staff.
  4. Demonstrated computer literacy with specific clinical trials experience including managing databases.
  5. Expert level understanding and demonstrated compliance with good clinical practice, NSW Health (Australian) Privacy legislation as well as relevant national and international guidelines.
  6. Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering education to health professionals.

Need more information?
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