Clinical Lead (504925d)

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

Job Description:

The AMHS Launceston

Do you want to be a part of a dynamic team of health care professionals? We are offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be part of a workplace that supports contemporary, evidence-based practices, professional support and opportunities for growth. We are a growing team of high achieving professionals, who are passionate and committed to our work and the community. Come join our team and apply your skills and knowledge in making a positive difference to the lives of adults in the north of Tasmania.

Not only will you join a progressive and dynamic team, but you will also be able to enjoy Tasmania's incredible culture and community. Here you’ll be spoilt for choice! Easy access to breath-taking coastlines, National Parks, and incredible fresh produce crafted by locals. After a hard day at work, you don’t have to sit in traffic for hours. You can decompress with a wander through your home city, or an easy commute along the waterways. Escape on the weekends to untouched coastlines or spend time enjoying local hospitality or cultivating your own passions!

The Role:

  • Actively contribute to the clinical leadership and management of a multidisciplinary community mental health team to ensure the provision of a high quality, comprehensive, specialist mental health service to a designated population group within a specified regional area in accordance with the principles and goals and objectives specified in the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, the associated model of care and relevant service policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Support the Team Leader by assuming a lead role in the oversight of designated clinical processes associated with the optimal operation of a community mental health team, including intake, crisis response, interim support, assertive case management and general team coordination.
  • Undertake the line and performance management of a designated group of staff within a specified community mental health team.
  • Promote compliance with the complete and timely collection of clinical data and designated Key Activity and Performance Indicators to accurately reflect service performance.
  • As a senior member of an individual service, participate in the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of relevant policies and procedures, including ensuring the active involvement of and consultation with key local stakeholders.
  • Undertake a proactive role in developing effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders including consumer and carer groups, local government bodies, community sector organisations and primary health service providers.
  • Assertively case-manage a designated number of clients and lead clinical service delivery.
  • Work with the Team Leader to ensure that professional supervision, mentoring and support are available to all staff within the teams as required.
  • Lead and coordinate projects, programs and/or research that improve health care services.
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of Mental Health Services safety, clinical risk and quality programs at the local level.
  • Act as an Authorised Officer under the Tasmanian Mental Health Act.

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

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

  • 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 - $130,181per annum. Our Employer 11.5% 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:

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $1,000 per annum
  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $126,845 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme
  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022


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

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Minimum of 3 years’ postgraduate clinical experience in the context of a community mental health team

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:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and 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 (Contact Officer)

Jacqueline Brown

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

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