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Allied Health Professional (518260)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - NW Region
Mental Health North West

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Allied Health Professional Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2018, Allied Health Professional Level 3
Employment Type: Full Time, Part Time
Region: North West
Location:1 Strahan Street, Burnie


$90,269 to $100,483 per annum



Allied Health Professional Level 3



Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016


Period of Employment

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

Please note that part time hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.



CATT team - Statewide Mental Health Services –  Burnie /North West



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 Allied Health Professional 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 multi-disciplinary 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 with regard to the support and management of clients with mental health needs


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.

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

·       Current Driver’s Licence.


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 Generic Allied Health Professional HP03 (October 2018) HPRNL (1).pdf
Download File Generic Allied Health Professional HP03 (October 2018) HPRNL (2).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.

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

Kirsten Barton
Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Adult Community Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6477 7803

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