Allied Health Professional (515954)

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

Job Description:

As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Allied Health Professional:

The Role:

  1. Ensure the delivery of a comprehensive clinical service through the provision of assessment, case management and individual therapies, including specialised therapies for clients and their families or carers.
  2. Provide evidence-based assessment and treatment interventions for clients with major and complex mental health problems, including the development and implementation of specialised treatment programs.
  3. Function as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team, including the provision of support and consultation to other team members as required.
  4. Prepare specialised reports as required.
  5. Consult and liaise with the broader health system including GPs, other Agencies and families and carers to optimise service effectiveness and efficiency and continuity of care.

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

CAMHS North Team:

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: $106,966 - $118,114 per annum. Our Employer 11.5% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

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

Eligibility:

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 a full member of AASW or is eligible for membership with the AASW; or
  4. Tertiary qualification/program of study accredited by Speech Pathology Australia and is a full member of Speech Pathology Australia or is eligible for membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  5. Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Driver’s Licence
  2. Post graduate experience in mental health in relation to Child and Adult Mental Health Services

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

Marc Nicklason

Position: A/Team Leader – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services North
Phone: 6777 2277
Email: marc.nicklason@ths.tas.gov.au

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