Discipline Senior - CAMHS South (516251)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 2, 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.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Occupational Therapist or a Senior Speech Pathologist to join the team at CAMHS South.

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Discipline Senior - CAMHS South vacancy.

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.

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services and in accordance with Mental Health service principles, the National Safety and Quality Health Service standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Discipline Senior:

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:

Permanent, full time, day work position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services – South

Salary: $111,672 to $118,949 pro-rata, per annum + 10% superannuation


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)

Sam Turnbull

Position: Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6166 0588
E-mail: sam.turnbull@ths.tas.gov.au

Important Information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.