Registered Nurse - Mental Health (524720)

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

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Mental Health Reforms are driving change for our communities.

Tasmania is in the midst of an innovative reform including a tri-agency service to respond to emergency mental health crises, hospital in the home, community-based treatment beds, Safe Haven, an integration hub with increased service connectivity and support, Recovery College to educate and empower, CAMHS, alcohol and drugs, intellectual disability and older persons service reforms. With new services funded in all our island’s regions we are seeking Mental Health Nurses for all specialities.

Tasmania offers a high standard of living and an exceptional quality of life where you are never more than ten minutes away from a breath-taking coastline, a National Park or an award-winning restaurant or bar. Whether you are a young single looking to hike, mountain bike or 4WD some world class trails and enjoy the arts and wine scene or a family seeking a sense of community, short commutes, an outdoor lifestyle, Tasmania is for you.

Please note this advertisement meets the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship as determined by Department of Home Affairs. We encourage overseas and international candidates who meet eligibility criteria for registration with AHPRA to apply.

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Statewide Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Registered Nurse 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 (fully rotational) position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 2 January 2023.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services - South

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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

  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)

Adrian Bol

Position: Project Officer – Recruitment
Phone: 0429 172 435
E-mail: [email protected]

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