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Tasmanian Government

Social Worker (508260)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - South - MH & Statewide Services

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:AH Professional Level 3 Yr 1
Employment Type: Part Time
Region: South
Location:Psychiatry RHH

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Social Worker (508260) vacancy.


$88,192 to $98,170 pro-rata per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 3


Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

Period of Employment

Fixed term, part-time, day work, working 45.6 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for 6 months.


Royal Hobart Hospital – Department of Psychiatry


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

  • Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service to consumers of Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health Service and their families or carers.
  • Promote community awareness in relation to mental health and act as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of consumers with mental health needs.

Essential Requirements

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

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

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.

Download File 508260 Social Worker AHP3 (September 2018) HPRNL BUTI (1).pdf
Download File 508260 Social Worker AHP3 (September 2018) HPRNL BUTI.docx
Download File Applicant Guide.pdf
Download File 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.

For further information contact

Deb Solomon
Nurse Unit Manager – Department of Psychiatry
Phone: 0400 750 086

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