Senior Project Officer at WA Country Health Service

  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Senior Project Officer at WA Country Health Service


HSO Level G8 $120,889 – $125,044 p.a.


Various locations – Perth Metropolitan & WACHS Regions


Central Office -> Emergency and Acute Workforce Directorate

Work Type:

Fixed Term – Full Time

Position No:



– 2021 application information package wachs.pdf

– senior project officer ch617208 level g8 may 2022.pdf

– wachs – r5 – application form – pdf.pdf

– wachs pre-employment health assessment policy.pdf

 This is a Fixed Term Full-Time appointment until 30/06/2025.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

 WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other “similar” vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Position Profile: We are seeking a Senior Project Officer to plan, manage and evaluate initiatives and monitor performance against plans. The successful applicant will provide high level business management support including the monitoring and administration of project budgets and performance reporting, and also support project teams/working groups, and contribute to the achievement of service reform and business change as applicable to programs and services.

The position provides key support to the Project Director in the area of planning and engagement and is responsible for managing major projects and issues.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 10.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here. 

  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Flexible leave arrangements

  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.

For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Kim Denham on 0412 096 852.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online. It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.  

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

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