Occupational Therapist - Mental Health (505137)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 9, 2020
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:


$92,345 to $102,794 per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 3


Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, part time, day work, working 60.8 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.


Statewide Mental Health Services – Adult Community Mental Health, Hobart and Southern Districts


As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Services principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policies, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Occupational Therapist – Mental Health will:

• Undertake the delivery of quality care to clients of the Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service based on best practice principles and within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework.

• Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service to clients of Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service and their families or carers.

• Promote community awareness in relation to mental health and act as a consultant to other agencies about the support and management of clients with mental health needs.

Essential Requirements

Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

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

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) Generic Occupational Therapist - Mental Health (South) HP03 (July 2020) HPRNL (1).pdf
(image) Generic Occupational Therapist - Mental Health (South) HP03 (July 2020) HPRNL (1).doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to 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 of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Nicole Howard
Assistant Director of Nursing - Adult Community Mental Health
(03) 6166 1161
[email protected]

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