Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania

The Role:

As part of the multidisciplinary Statewide Audiology Service, the Diagnostic Audiologist:

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Audiology component of the Statewide Cochlear Implant Service and Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) Program.  This includes:
    • Providing cochlear implant assessments and rehabilitation.
    • Undertaking infant diagnostic assessments.
    • Providing information and advice to clients and their families on the suitability of available treatment options including implantable technology.
  • Provides high level audiological diagnosis and management to adults and children referred to the service.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The area:

The Audiology team is growing!  More opportunities have arisen…… A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, dynamic, progressive, enthusiastic Diagnostic Audiologist, based at the Royal Hobart Hospital.  Tasmania’s largest public teaching hospital provides a wide range of acute, sub-acute and specialised services and is centrally located, close to public transport and a short walk to the CBD. The Statewide Audiology Service has 20+ team members including audiologists, audiometrists, infant hearing screeners, speech pathologists and family support facilitators.  Collaborate with our multidisciplinary team including ENT specialists, Paediatricians, Clinical Geneticist and Genetic Counsellors, to provide evidence based, patient centred care and achieve great outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time & part time, day worker positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

Fixed Term, part time, day worker position working 15.2 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for approximately twelve (12) months.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


$101,108 to $119,430 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

*Relocation assistance may be available.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $724 per annum or the ability to accrue funds for up to five years.

    Please note that access to salaries beyond $109,964 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme 

How to Apply

Apply Online at:

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • All 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 of two referees before applying.

For more information (Contact Officer)

Michelle Chacksfield
Position: Discipline Lead – Audiology
Phone: +61 3 6166 0107

Closing date: Sunday 19 March 2023