Clinician - Consultation and Liaison (YMH) (528884)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 3, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for Clinician - Consultation and Liaison (YMH) (528884) vacancies.
Please note these are also being advertised as Clinical Nurse Specialist - Consultation and Liaison (YMH) (528884d) and two positions 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 West of Tasmania.
We are seeking passionate, dedicated, experienced clinicians to provide clinical services to young people and their families/significant others.
You would be providing mental health clinical expertise, supportive advice and clinical care to young people and their families/significant others that present with complex mental health concerns in collaboration with mental health and paediatric services within the Emergency Department and inpatient facilities at the North West Regional Hospital.

This newly created role will provide treatment recommendations and specialist support to the Emergency Department staff, relevant inpatient unit staff, other health professionals and community support organisations as required and assist with clinical decision making and the planning, implementation and evaluation of care given to young people to facilitate a person centred and recovery focused approach.

Our Aim:
The Child and Youth Mental Health Service in Tasmania is growing! We are seeking passionate and dedicated clinicians to provide clinical services to children, young people and their families/significant others experiencing complex mental health concerns. These new positions will work alongside existing CAMHS services and have been developed as initiatives under the CAMHS reform program (Youth, Youth Forensic, Out of Home Care).

The Youth Mental Health Consultation Liaison Clinician will have a passion for providing a person-centred approach and working within a multidisciplinary team environment, providing high level clinical coordination.

The Role Will Include:

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

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The Department of Health offers wonderful career opportunities with a focus on career development and great work-life balance.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, great working conditions, generous leave arrangements and employee support services.

Position Features

Details of Appointment

Multiple permanent full time shift worker positions working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing 8 April 2024.

*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:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Satisfactory completion of an approved allied health professional tertiary qualification/program of study and registered with the relevant National Board or, in the case of self-regulated allied health professions, full membership/eligible for membership with the relevant professional association.
  2. Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds, or is working towards, relevant tertiary qualifications
  2. Three or more years’ postgraduate clinical experience
  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

Kristy Jackson

Position: Acting Team Leader - Extended CAMHS NW
Phone: 03 6477 7300

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