• 22nd Dec 2022

Job opportunity: Clinical Team Leader - Paramedic/ ICP Coober Pedy

Clinical Team Leader/ Paramedic ICP – Coober Pedy SA Ambulance Service, Country Operations

Salary: $102,360.00 p.a. - $105,505.00 p.a. – PCTL3.4-3.5 – Full time/Ongoing Salary: $110,233.00 p.a. - $113,379.00 p.a. – ICTL4.1-4.2 – Full time/ Ongoing


  • Weekly Regional Incentive Payments from $53.72 up to $107.44 per week
  • Rolled in Rate payable in lieu of weekend, shift and Public Holiday etc penalties. Currently 55.073%, subject to change upon roster conversion to 37.57%
  • In addition, SAAS will consider the reimbursement of reasonable relocation expenses in line with the SA Health (Health Care Act) Human Resources Manual

Are you an Experienced Paramedic looking to take the next step in your career, and an opportunity where you can make a positive difference in a South Australian Outback community?

SAAS is interested to hear from eligible qualified people who are looking to relocate to Coober Pedy, South Australia.

As a Clinical Team Leader/ Paramedic ICP, you can achieve great work life balance allowing opportunities to embrace the wonders of Coober Pedy and surrounds:

  • known as the Opal capital of the world
  • fascinating underground lifestyle
  • rich multicultural community
  • explore the breath-taking outback environment

The Clinical Team Leader/ Paramedic ICP – Coober Pedy SAAS will ensure the efficient delivery of services through the effective management and leadership of team members to meet a high standard of patient care to the Coober Pedy community. You will ensure the delivery of 'Patient First' pre-hospital care within the SAAS Scope of Practice, inclusive of first nations people, in conjunction with well-established Aboriginal health care services ensuring all clinical standards are achieved in a professional manner within the SAAS Clinical governance framework and Clinical practice guidelines.

You will maintain a consistent effective continuing education and staff development, participate in the continuous quality improvement program, and develop and maintain positive relationships with fellow Team Leaders in allied emergency services, health agencies, internal clients, external clients, and community groups.

Please click on the link to find out more about Working in Coober Pedy

To be eligible to apply for Experienced Paramedic positions within SAAS, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident or Citizen of Australia or New Zealand or hold full rights to work in Australia (no sponsorship will be provided by SAAS)
  • Must be registered with AHPRA in the Paramedicine profession
  • Have successfully completed a Paramedic Internship or equivalent work history
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance (Unsupervised Contact with Vulnerable Groups) and Working with Children Check
  • Hold a current unrestricted Driver's Licence valid in South Australia (license must meet SA driving requirements - i.e.: class C)

As part of the selection process, applicants must meet the required Pre-Employment Medical & Functional Assessment activities and assessments ensuring compliance with SA Health care worker immunisation and screening requirements as outlined in the SA Health Policy Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening, and vaccination. Failure to achieve and maintain this standard may result in the withdrawal of any offer and or termination of employment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Appointment will be subject to all pre-employment screening checks. Please click the link below to access the Job Information Pack and start the application process.

Enquiries: Adrian Stephenson, email adrian.stephenson@sa.gov.au

Salary Packaging with Maxxia

As an employee of SA Ambulance Service, you're eligible to salary package a range of living expenses through Maxxia, including:

  • Living expenses like groceries and bills, mortgage, or rental payments and more
  • Relocation expenses when moving for work
  • Remote Area Housing benefits
  • Regardless of what benefits you choose; salary packaging could help to reduce the amount of income tax you pay.

Regardless of what benefits you choose; salary packaging could help to reduce the amount of income tax you pay

Visit sagov.maxxia.com.au/salary-packaging for more information

Flexibility Statement

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.

Closing date 7/02/2023

Find out more and apply here

Disclaimer: The above material is provided by the employer and the College is not responsible for any inaccuracies. For any queries about the position please contact the advertised employer.

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