Clinical Nurse Specialist - Acute Treatment Unit (526426)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 15, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Peacock Centre includes four new services at the cutting edge of contemporary mental health. The historic building has been beautifully restored and models of care co-designed with consumers and families. Join a brand new team, develop your skills and make a real difference!

Careers in Hobart offer a work-life balance, with short commutes and access to wilderness, beaches and culture. The mental health services reform is driving positive change for our community. Benefits include flexible working arrangements and professional development support.

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 Clinical Nurse Specialist:

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, shift work (fully rotational) position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 7 November 2022.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services - South

Base Salary: $94,491 to $99,870 per annum + 10.5% 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

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

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 application form detailing your experience, skills and knowledge through the addressing of the selection criteria from the Statement of Duties attached above.

Please Note:

For More Information (Contact Officer)

Chris Fox

Position: Nursing Director - Group Director Mental Health Reform Program
Phone: 0438 619 255
E-mail: [email protected]

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