Psychologist (515674)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 12, 2022
Medicine Part-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.

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

Fixed term, part-time, day work, working 38 hours per fortnight commencing 30 January 2022 until 29 July 2022.

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

Location

Mental Health Services – South

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 Psychologist will:

  • Undertake the delivery of quality care 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 collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.

  • Provide a specialist assessment and 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 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 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

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 Psychologist HP03 (October 2021) HR.pdf
Generic Psychologist HP03 (October 2021) HR (1).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

DJ Crofts
Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health Short Stay Unit/Mistral Place
Phone: 0400 891 665
Email: dj.crofts@ths.tas.gov.au

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