Clinical Lead (528703d)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 8, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Department of Health is seeking a suitably qualified applicant for a Clinical Lead (528703d, 528703) vacancy, in the North of Tasmania.
Please note this position is also being advertised as a Clinical Nurse Consultant - Clinical Lead (528703) and only one position will be filled on merit.

Come join our team and apply your skills, passion, and knowledge in making a positive difference in the lives of children and young people in the North of Tasmania.

We are seeking senior allied health professionals with experience in clinical leadership, complex case management, assessment, counselling and/or therapy, and within mental health or relevant/related sector would be ideal. You would be working within a well-supported, diverse multidisciplinary team to provide developmentally appropriate treatment with children, young people, and their families.

Our Aim:

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service in Tasmania is growing! We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Clinical Lead to provide clinical services to children, young people and their families/significant others experiencing mental health concerns. The position available is within our new teams which are currently being developed as initiatives under the CAMHS reform program (Youth, Youth Forensic, Out of Home Care).

The Clinical Lead will have a passion for providing a person-centred approach and working within a multidisciplinary team environment, providing high level clinical leadership to the team.

The role will include:

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


An attractive relocation package and support for international visa requirements may be available for successful applicants.

For more information about our amazing state please click on and explore the following website: Brand Tasmania | Tasmanian

Details of Appointment

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

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

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

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Satisfactory completion of an appropriate allied health professional course of study at a recognised tertiary institution and registered with the relevant Board or, in the case of unregulated professions, eligible for membership of the relevant professional association.

  2. Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. A minimum of 3 years current post graduate experience in child, adolescent and/or youth mental health or relevant field.
  2. Training in relevant and appropriate evidence-based therapeutic interventions that are developmentally appropriate such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  3. 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.
  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

Katie Knights

Position: Team Leader
Phone: 0447 376 245

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