Senior Occupational Therapist - CAMHS (516251)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 18, 2020
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Senior Occupational Therapist - CAMHS vacancy.


$106,655 to $113,605 pro-rata per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 4


Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible

Please note part time hours may be considered


Statewide Mental Health Services – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services and in accordance with Mental Health service principles, the National Safety and Quality Health Service standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Senior Occupational Therapist:

  • provides specialist Occupational Therapy assessment, treatment and assertive case management to CAMHS clients, utilising evidence-based best practice principles within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.
  • assists the Director Allied Health – Mental Health Services South to ensure the quality of Occupational Therapy in CAMHS through the implementation of the model of professional accountability and supervision and participation.
  • acts as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of infants, children and adolescents with mental health needs and promote awareness in relation to mental health of this cohort.
  • takes a lead role in ongoing service development and intersectoral liaison, as part of the CAMHS Leader Consultancy Group.
  • provides support to Occupational Therapists within the team and students of Occupational Therapy.
  • participates in the review of service delivery planning for the team and provides input into determining service delivery priorities.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Check.

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:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Expertise in child and adolescent mental health.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 516251 Senior Occupational Therapist CAMHS HP04 (July 2020) HPRNL WWC.pdf
(image) 516251 Senior Occupational Therapist CAMHS HP04 (July 2020) HPRNL WWC.docx
(image) THS Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) THS Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Sarah Darcey
Team Leader - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service - South
(03) 6166 0588
[email protected]

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