Clinical Nurse Specialist - Mental Health Acute Care Stream (526160)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 28, 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.

Mental Health Services - South, Acute Care Team

The Clinical Nurse Specialist - Mental Health Acute Care Team, will be part of a multidisciplinary team delivering person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed care, in accordance with the National Standards for Mental Health Services, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist is an experienced nurse who, within the defined area of practice:

The Role:

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

Details of Appointment:

Fixed term, part time, shift work (set rotational) position working 64 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible until 4 February 2023.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services – South

Salary: $94,491 to $99,870 pro-rata per annum + 10% superannuation in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2019


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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

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 (Contact Officer)

Deb Solomon

Position: Nursing Director - Acute Care Stream Community Mental Health Ser • CPRH
Phone: 0400 750 086

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