Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine) (SES2)

Job posted: 20/02/2021
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Fixed term contract until 30 November 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $249,701 - $360,000

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/DH/CQV/000001

Reference: VG/DH/CQV/000001

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $249,701 - $360,000

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


The Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine) is a member of the senior leadership team with COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV).  Within a complex and dynamic environment, this role is responsible for leading the health management for Victoria's quarantine program, focusing on operationalising the broader public health directions set by the Chief Health Officer (CHO) within hotel quarantine settings, managing infection prevention and control, and testing and contact tracing for staff and residents in the Hotel Quarantine program .

The Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine) is a senior clinical leadership role providing authoritative health advice to a wide range of stakeholders involved in Victoria's quarantine program. The Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine) will also be responsible for exchanging information and data with the Department of Health for all matters relating to public health within the quarantine program.

As the Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine), you will participate in activities to ensure the health needs of all return travellers are met, minimise the risk to staff, and ensure the clinical health management of Victoria's quarantine program is safe, consistent and effective.

The position oversees three streams of delivery including New Cases and Contacts, Health and Resident Wellbeing and Compliance, Infection Prevention and Control comprising approximately 250 staff.  The remit of the role also includes international air crew, interstate arrivals, emergency accommodation and may also cover major events. 

Please note that the successful applicant will be initially employed by the Department of Health, however, will transfer to CQV shortly after commencement. 


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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 further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine)  (SES2)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed term contract until 30 November 2021

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Aaron Hussey | 03 8650 1001

Deputy State Controller Health Management (Quarantine)  (SES2)