Registered Nurse - Acute Care Team - Mental Health Services (525830)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 25, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Mental Health Services - South, Acute Care Team

The Acute Care Team is a new and dynamic service that provides triage, comprehensive assessment, brief interventions and short-term care-coordination to consumers, their family and friends. The Acute Care Team is embedded in the Acute Care Stream that comprises Acute Care Team, Homeless Outreach Support Team, Mental Health Hospital in the Home, Access Mental Health and PACER. It is based in Hobart CBD and services the Southern region of Tasmania.

Benefits of working with Department of Health/Mental Heath

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As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed care, in accordance with National Standards for Mental Health Services, Agency policies and procedures, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Registered Nurse - Acute Care Team will:

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, shift work (set rotational) position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services - South

Base Salary: $67,982 to $93,964 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
    5. serious traffic offences

  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

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 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 Services CPRH
Phone: (03) 6166 6311
E-mail: [email protected]

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