DHHS Tasmania Reviews

Updated 25 Apr 2020

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  1. "Clinical Pharmacist"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Clinical Pharmacist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania for more than a year

    Pros

    Good workload and work-life balance. Very rewarding and allows maximum utilisation of clinical skills and expertise

    Cons

    There are times when you would have to travel depending on the health service location

  2. "A good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Hobart

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania part-time

    Pros

    flexible working and good conditions reliable employment

    Cons

    nothing its okay, but small for a government department in a capital city


  3. "DDSO"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Epping, Victoria
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay was quite pretty good

    Cons

    People within wasnt really the best especially management

  4. "Nice place to work"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Project Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends

    I worked at DHHS Tasmania full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice people, great bike facilities, showers and culture is great but can get political

    Cons

    Very political and top heavy

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Doctor"

    1.0
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at DHHS Tasmania part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great staff on the ground doing their best.

    Cons

    Unsupported and undermined initiatives for staff. Fear of job loss by many staff as largest employer in Tasmania and effective monopoly on most health care workers. Causes many to not speak up and many senior staff move on because of a culture of bullying and workplace intimidation. Senior administration engage in mobbing tactics.

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  6. "Poor Senior Management and Leadership"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hobart
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania full-time

    Pros

    It feels good to work for an employer that makes such a contribution to the community. It often feels like one big family as everyone is rallied around a central purpose.

    Cons

    Lack of strategic direction management is not empowered leadership model that is 20 years out of date lack of focus on business improvement big divide between paramedics and civilians management is out of touch with (non paramedic staff)

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  7. "Senior Project Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hobart
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at DHHS Tasmania full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Legitimacy / social value of work. Some vet motivated people. Pays very well for non clinical roles.

    Cons

    Highly political with too much 'reach down' from the Minister.

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  8. "Understaffed, but good culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RMO in Launceston
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at DHHS Tasmania full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good culture, with supportive environment. Opportunity for great clinical exposure, including through flatter heirarchy. Working with some very high quality consultants

    Cons

    Understaffed chronically, placing a high load on junior doctors. There are some staff doctors who shouldn't be retained, and there is an overreliance on OTDs.

  9. "overall quite happy...... Happy to have a job!!!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Receptionist (Forced Part-time) in Hobart
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    having employment... income every fortnight

    Cons

    Lots of over time not paid for!!!! not allowed overtime or TOIL

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  10. "Reasonable place to work - certainly a place I have developed skills"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Occupational Therapist in Launceston
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at DHHS Tasmania full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is good. Ability to accrue days off. I have been supported with accessing continuing professional development (not the same for all) Ability to be autonomous in my role.

    Cons

    High and consistent pressure. Little time to reflect and plan strategically - so often feel that you are being reactive rather than proactive Dissatisfaction in some teams - highly unionized Dispersed workforce that is not encouraged to collaborate.

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