Senior Allied Health Professional - Older Persons Mental Health Services South (528860)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 4, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Older Persons Mental Health Service’s (OPMHS) Roy Fagan Centre is Tasmania’s specialised facility to assess and treat elderly persons with mental illness and dementia.

This position will play a key role in the leadership of the Roy Fagan Centre’s activities and Day Centre, in partnership with the OPMHS management team.

The role will provide professional supervision of other AHP staff in the Roy Fagan Centre and Older Person’s Mental Health Community Teams.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $120,114 to $130,181 per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Occupational Board of Australia and Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or

  2. Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Psychology Board of Australia and Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia; or

  3. Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and is eligible for membership with the AASW

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds, or is working towards, relevant tertiary qualifications

  2. Current Driver’s Licence

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
  5. serious traffic offences
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Miranda Ashby

Group Director - Older Persons Mental Health Service
Phone: 0439 427 254

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