Allied Health Professional (515532)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 17, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified Allied Health Professional to join the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services team based in Hobart.

CAMHS in Tasmania is currently undergoing reform which once implemented, will shape the process of integrating CAMHS services across inpatient and community settings. At the forefront of this reform is the establishment of a suite of new services designed to deliver a more responsive CAMHS, better tailored to the needs of children and young people, their families and carers

Salary

$94,469 to $111,765 per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,158 is subject to completion of a relevant Graduate Diploma or application to the personal upgrade scheme in accordance with Schedule 8 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

Agreement

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing 3 January 2022.

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Location

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Duties

As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services, the Allied Health Professional will:

  • Ensure the delivery of a comprehensive clinical service through the provision of assessment, case management and individual therapies, including specialised therapies for clients and their families or carers.

  • Provide evidence-based assessment and treatment interventions for clients with major and complex mental health problems, including the development and implementation of specialised treatment programs.

  • Function as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team, including the provision of support and consultation to other team members as required.

  • Prepare specialised reports as required.

  • Consult and liaise with the broader health system including GP’s, other Agencies and families and carers to optimise service effectiveness and efficiency and continuity of care.

  • Actively participate in quality and safety processes at the team level, including incident reporting and evaluation, approved research, internal audits, and policy and procedure review.

  • Undertake continuing professional development, including participation in formal clinical supervision and peer review.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or

  • Degree in Social Work giving eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers; or

  • Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

(image) Generic Allied Health Professional (CAMHS) HP04 (November 2021) WWCT HR.pdf
(image) Generic Allied Health Professional (CAMHS) HP04 (November 2021) WWCT HR.docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your short form responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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 for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Sam Turnbull
Team Leader- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6166 0588
Email: sam.turnbull@ths.tas.gov.au

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