Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (519775)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 1, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The role:

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

You will be working within our highly skilled multidisciplinary Continuing Care Team (CCT) consisting of Peer and Carer Workers, Nurses, Social workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Psychiatrists working with clients / families and other health team members to facilitate the provision of optimum patient/client care.

The CCT is located in Canning Street Launceston – or “Launnie” to the locals. Launceston is located in Northen Tasmania, known for its sweeping valley’s and vast farmland. The city offers a vibrant yet laid-back culture with a plethora of options to explore Tasmanian’s finest produce; farmers markets, urban bars, cafes, wineries, and distillers to name a few. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities, some must-dos include; Cataract Gorge, City Park, the Sports Stadium and Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. All located within the city centre.

Details of Appointment

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

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $75,902 to $102,908 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.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

  2. Current Driver’s Licence

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Possess specialist tertiary graduate or postgraduate mental health/psychiatric nursing qualification

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

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

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 detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Jacqueline Brown

Team Leader - Adult and Older Persons Community Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6777 4985

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