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Head of Research

  • Kogarah, NSW, Australia, 2217
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Dec 11 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Full-Time Permanent position
  • Remuneration range $157,540 to $176,641 plus superannuation 

About the role

The role of the Head of Research is to provide leadership in fostering excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development in the academic discipline within Calvary Health Care Sydney (CHCS), the Cunningham Centre and the broader health care communities locally, nationally and internationally.

What you bring 

  • Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care.
  • A Masters or PhD in a health discipline and relevant research experience with a track record of palliative care/rehabilitation related research initiatives.
  • An established or developing reputation of leadership in the field of palliative/supportive care and/or rehabilitation care with a high level of credibility and relevant experience within clinical settings.
  • Effective organisational abilities in academic and/or health system environments and capacity to work with others in a team environment working with a consultative, collaborative style of working and demonstrating outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to foster excellence in research and effectively identify research opportunities.
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful supervision of research and/or clinical and administrative staff.
  • Demonstrated advanced computer literacy including an ability to undertake data analysis using software such as Excel, NVivo and SPSS.

For further information please contact Robyn Williams, Director of Clinical Governance on (02) 95533017 

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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