Nursing Director - Tasmanian Eating Disorder Service (526616d)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 18, 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.

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Manager - Tasmanian Eating Disorder Service (526616) and only one position will be filled on merit.

An exciting opportunity exists for a clinician with experience in treatment of eating disorders and management of health services. The Department of Health Tasmania is recruiting a manager for the incoming Tasmanian Eating Disorder Service (TEDS), a contemporary evidence-based service that will

TEDS has been designed by the Department of Health to provide stepped care and system improvement within the existing Tasmanian eating disorder service structure. The detailed service design is yet to take place, and the TEDS Manager will be instrumental in this phase. This includes developing the staffing model, clinical protocols for the service, and determining program activities and timetabling. Building strong relationships with eating disorder treatment providers will be essential to the success of this role, and the service, both within and external to the public system.

The high-level Model of Care has been developed, and can be found at

The TEDS Project and capital works are funded by the Australian Government through the Community Health and Hospitals Program.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Position Features:

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing ASAP.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Hobart - Southern Tasmania


$ 123,735 per annum + 10% superannuation


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

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:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents:

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide:

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 application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information:

George Clarke
General Manager - Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate
(03) 6166 0770

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