Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care (510935m)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 5, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care vacancy.

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Team Leader - Continuing Care (510935) and only one position will be filled on merit.

The Hobart and Southern Continuing Care Team is based in New Town and is a multi-disciplinary team working with consumers with complex and enduring mental health issues.

An exciting opportunity to lead a team implementing significant changes in how mental health services supports consumers. You will operationally manage a team of committed staff including allied health, nursing, medical and administrative who all share a passion for supporting consumers with complex and enduring mental health concerns.

You will be part of the Continuing Care Service and work alongside other teams as new supportive services within mental health come onboard.

The Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care, as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services (MHS) National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, will provide leadership and direction in the strategic development and management of a comprehensive multidisciplinary community continuing care team (CCT).

As a member of the MHS South Group Management Committee work effectively in the implementation of strategic direction, review and evaluation of services, development of policies and improvement of business practices across the Southern area.

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

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Base Salary: $116,151 to $121,733 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 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 maximum application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information (Contact Officer)

Anne Easther

Position: Allied Health Director - Mental Health Services South
Phone: (03) 6166 0825
E-mail: [email protected]

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