Allied Health Professional - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (505131)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 21, 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.

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Allied Health Professional - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services vacancy.

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Clinical Nurse Specialist - CAMHS (505131d) and only one position will be filled on merit.

We are seeking passionate and dynamic mental health professionals to join us at the forefront of child and adolescent mental health service development in Tasmania. Our vision is to provide world class, innovative mental health care to support our children and young people live life to the fullest with the best possible health and social outcomes.

The Tasmanian Government are committed to action through the Tasmanian Mental Health Service Reforms with a whole raft of new initiatives in motion to change the shape and improve mental health service delivery. You too, can be part of this exciting work and help build new services and capacity in Tasmania to treat children and young people with severe and complex mental illness.

This position will be based within the CAMHS South Hospital Team providing specialist assessment in reach and liaison to the Emergency department, Paediatric ward(s), and Acute Mental Health inpatient areas.

As part of a multi-disciplinary 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 Allied Health Professional:

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, part time, day work position working 60.8 hours per fortnight commencing from as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services - South

Base Salary: $96,689 to $114,391 pro-rata, per annum + 10% superannuation

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


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

Team Leader - CAMHS South
Phone: (03) 6166 0588

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