Community Mental Health Nurse (518261)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 1, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Team:

The Older Persons Community Mental Health Nurse strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with clients, their families and other health professionals and community sector organisations within the Older Persons community practice area.

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality services provides a specialist mental health service within the community setting for over 65 client group, utilising evidence-based practices, and recovery principles.

The Older Persons CMHN will plan, implement, and evaluates client care. Interact effectively with clients’ families to facilitate the provision of optimum client care. Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, contributing to a strong team approach through open communication and a positive supportive approach.

The Community Mental Health Nurse:

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 from as soon as possible,

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Mental Health Services – North West

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:

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

Stephen Hayes
Team Leader - Adult Community Mental Health Services
(03) 6478 4370
[email protected]

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