Allied Health Professional (502814)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 11, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

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 the Burnie region.

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

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Clinical Nurse Specialist - CAMHS (502814d) and only one position will be filled on merit.

Salary

$96,689 to $114,391 pro-rata, per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $107,629 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 as soon as possible.

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

Mental Health Services – North West

Duties

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Allied Health Professional will:

  • Undertake the delivery of quality recovery focussed services to clients of the Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service based on best practice principles and within a recovery framework. Service delivery is within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework, that includes those with lived experiences.

  • Provide a specialist assessment and consumer lead treatment service to clients of Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service and their families or carers.

  • Promote community awareness in relation to mental health and develop and enhance relationships with other mental health service providers. Act as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of clients with mental health needs.

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.

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

4. Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration

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 full time and part time vacancies.

Generic Allied Health Professional HP03 (August 2021) HR.pdf
Generic Allied Health Professional HP03 (August 2021) HR.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

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

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

Kent Jackson
Team Leader - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Phone: (03) 6477 7300
Email: kent.jackson@ths.tas.gov.au

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