Community Mental Health Nurse (502839)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Oct 13, 2020
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:


$64,928 to $89,743 per annum

in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2019

  • Access to the Grade 4 salary range $84,018 - $89,743 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.


Registered Nurse, Grade 3-4


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

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 negotiated with the successful applicant.


Mental Health Services North West – Adult Community Mental Health


The Community Mental Health Nurse:

  • Consistent with ongoing experience strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals and community sector organisations within the defined community practice area.
  • As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services provides a specialist mental health service within the community setting for a designated client group, utilising evidence-based practices and recovery principles.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

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
e) Serious traffic offences
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.

(image) Generic Community Mental Health Nurse (MHS NW) G3-4 (September 2020) HPRNL.pdf
(image) Generic Community Mental Health Nurse (MHS NW) G3-4 (September 2020) HPRNL (1).doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.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 an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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.

For further information contact

Kirsten Barton
Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Adult Community Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6477 7803
Email: [email protected]

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