Legislative Council Tuesday 24 August,2021
Ms FORREST question to LEADER of the GOVERNMENT in the LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, Mrs HISCUTT
Regarding paramedic staffing at the ambulance station in Smithton, Circular Head;
1 When was the position of Paramedic at the Smithton ambulance station advertised;
2 How many times has the position been advertised;
3 Has the position been filled; and
3.1 If not;
3.1.1 Why has the position not been filled; and
3.1.2 What actions has the department taken to actively recruit permanent paramedics for the Smithton Station?
1 An Expression of Interest to attract applicants in backfilling two temporarily vacant Smithton positions was circulated statewide on 16 July 2021. It was recirculated on 19 July 2021 to ensure all staff had an opportunity to apply.
2 Prior to the roles being advertised in July, shifts were covered by staff from the Branch Station Officer relief register.
3 Interviews occurred on the 13 August 2021. Two applicants have been appointed on a temporary basis while permanent recruitment processes are undertaken.Go Back