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Internal Audit Consultant (522645)

Department of Health, Tasmania

Job Description

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary: $95,033 to $107,840 pro-rata, per annum.

Classification: General Stream Band 6.

Award: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award.

Period Of Employment/Hours

Fixed-term full-time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. Please note that part-time hours may be considered by negotiation.
  • Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed-term and casual opportunities that arise in the near future.

Location: Office of the Secretary (DoH) - South.

  • Undertake audit reviews of operational efficiency and effectiveness, control systems, compliance and information management, from planning through to review completion and follow up, including reviewing the implementation of recommendations made.
  • Coordinate staff resources assigned to audit reviews.
  • Provide technical and administrative guidance and support to other staff members as required.
  • Provide a support role in sensitive and high impact special projects and/or investigations.
  • Maintain quality working papers and provide quality reports, including advice and recommendations, on outcomes of analyses, reviews and research or special projects.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
  • Conviction checks in the following areas:
  • Crimes of Violence
  • Sex Related Offences
  • Serious Drug Offences
  • Crimes involving dishonesty
  • Identification check
  • Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements
  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation and/or relevant academic qualifications
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Position Features
  • The occupant will be required to travel within the State on an intermittent basis due to the Branch’s Statewide focus

Statement Of Duties And Applicant Guide

522645 Internal Audit Consultant Band 6 (July 2021) HR.pdf

522645 Internal Audit Consultant Band 6 (July 2021) HR.docx

Department of Health – Applicant Guide - PDF

Department of Health – Applicant Guide - Word

How To Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Please complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Tracey Sargent

Head of Internal Audit

Phone: (03) 6166 1601


Important information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.