Allied Health Professional - Graduate (Acute Care Team) (525833)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 16, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


$62,601 to $95,776 per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note that part time hours may be considered.


175 Collins St, Hobart


As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed care, in accordance with National Standards for Mental Health Services, Agency policies and procedures, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Allied Health Professional – Graduate (Acute Care Team) working under the supervision of senior staff will:

  • Undertake the delivery of quality care to consumers, families, and carers of the Acute Care Team (ACT) service, based on best practice principles including Recovery Oriented Practice, the Triangle of Care Framework and Trauma Informed Care, within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework.

  • Work in collaboration with other staff within Community Mental Health Services, Inpatient Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Drug Services and a range of community service providers, to deliver improved outcomes and experiences for people who are experiencing acute mental health concerns.

  • Provide responsive community-based mental health care to consumers, which includes triage, comprehensive mental health assessments, assertive short-term care coordination, safety planning, and ongoing psychotherapeutic work using a range of modalities and techniques, transfer of care and discharge planning, in collaboration with consumers, families and carers, within a multidisciplinary team.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the 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 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:

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

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Specific experience either working in, or research in, a mental health related field or area, including university placements.

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) 525833 Allied Health Professional - Graduate (Acute Care Team) HP1-2 (June 2021).pdf
(image) 525833 Allied Health Professional - Graduate (Acute Care Team) HP1-2 (June 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.
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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.

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For further information contact

Kristy Arrold
Nurse Manager – Acute Care Stream Lead
Phone: 0448 397 892
Email: [email protected]

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