Team Leader: Clinical Placement Unit (HEO 6)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 07 Jul 2022

  • Based in the UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance Unit at the City East campus
  • Two Full-time, continuing positions
  • Commencement Salary: $84,539 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

These positions are responsible for the operational aspects of the Clinical Placement Unit (CPU) and lead a team of Placement Officers. The Team Leader is the Academic Units’ (CHS and ALH) key reference point for clinical placement administration and is a conduit between the Academic Units and Central Units, also being a key external stakeholder reference point. The position is responsible for ensuring the correct and consistent interpretation and application of the University’s academic administration policies and procedures in relation to clinical placement within the Academic Units.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the operational aspects of the CPU in accordance with all internal and external requirements
  • Provide leadership, mentoring and management to the team of Placement Officers, including staff induction, performance management and professional development
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and consult extensively and regularly with key internal stakeholders
  • Act as the Academic Unit’s expert in managing placement administration systems
  • Develop, maintain and improve team standard operating procedures and processes

Essential Skills and Experience
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, or demonstrated equivalent skills, knowledge and experience
  • Previous experience working in a senior administrative position in a complex service environment, including managing and developing a team
  • Experience building and maintaining respectful and successful business relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • High level verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, including experience in liaising and negotiating with people at all levels
  • Solid writing skills appropriate to prepare briefings and/or reports based on self-initiated or directed research, investigation and analysis


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Staff study support
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Georgie Hart, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 4210.

Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 7 July 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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