Allied Health Professional - Co-Morbidity (525528)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 1, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


$94,469 to $111,765 per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,158 is subject to completion of a relevant Graduate Diploma or application to the personal upgrade scheme in accordance with Schedule 8 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019


Allied Health Professional Level 3


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

Please note part time hours may be considered.


1 Strahan Street, Burnie, 7320, Parkside Building


  • Provide specialist clinical expertise, consultation, and liaison regarding consumers with a serious mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug issues including the management of associated issues to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), Adult Community Mental Health Service (ACMHS) and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Undertake the development, coordination, delivery, and evaluation of programs for consumers with complex co-morbid diagnoses, specifically: serious mental illness and alcohol and other drug issues using research-based principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework and across the service sector.

  • Provide input into policy for the management of consumers with serious mental illness and drug and alcohol issues.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or

  • Degree in Social Work giving eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers; or

  • Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

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:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Extensive relevant mental health and/or alcohol and drug experience.

  • Holds or is working towards relevant tertiary qualifications.

  • Evidence of, or progress toward, post graduate qualifications in Mental Health and/or Alcohol and Other Drugs.

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

(image) 525528 Allied Health Professional - Co-Morbidity HP03 (February 2021).pdf
(image) 525528 Allied Health Professional - Co-Morbidity HP03 (February 2021).docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that 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 for two referees before applying.

Important information

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For further information contact

Kirsten Barton
Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader)
Phone: (03) 6477 7803
Email: [email protected]

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