Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (520505)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Dec 23, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Thinking of a Sea Change? Consider the North West of Tasmania

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join us in North West Tasmania.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist works as part of a multidisciplinary mental health service team in delivering high quality child and adolescent mental health care in accordance with Mental Health Services principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies.

If you would like to be part of the Tasmanian CAMHS and contribute to service development and innovation while enjoying the unique and natural beauty of the North West and the lifestyle it offers, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits available to you

The Role:

Position Features:

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work (with on call) position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services – North West

Learn more about the North West here:

Base Salary:

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 - Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $163,005 - $247,768 pro rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation

*Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $234,726 -$247,768 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Desirable Requirements:

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

Brett McDermott

Position: Statewide Speciality Director - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Phone: 6166 6246
E-mail: [email protected]

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