- Wellbeing SA, Prevention and Population Health
- Salary to be Negotiated - SAES1 - Full Time / Term Contract (up to 3 years)
Reporting to the Executive Director, Prevention and Population Health, the Director, Epidemiology is responsible for leading and implementing a statewide, strategic approach to epidemiology in line with the Wellbeing SA Strategic Plan 2020-2025 and in compliance with a range of relevant legislation including the Health Care Act 2008, to contribute to the improvement in the health and wellbeing of South Australians. This leadership role will coordinate and manage multiple data registries for South Australia, including but not limited to the SA Cancer Registries, Perinatal registries, Injury Surveillance Registry and be responsible for providing robust data governance and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, Australian standards and ethical guidelines.
The Director, Epidemiology has leadership and responsibility for multiple programs that are key deliverables in the Wellbeing SA Strategic Plan 2020-2025 and support the achievement key actions within the Priority focus areas of the Plan including the South Australian Population Health Surveys, Injury Surveillance & Prevention; and Information Systems Coordination. As a member of the Wellbeing SA leadership team, the Director, Epidemiology will contribute to the promotion and provision of effective leadership, vision and strategic initiatives of the Epidemiology Branch, PPH Directorate and Wellbeing SA.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 740954
740954 - Director, Epidemiology - Job Pack.pdf