Clinical Nurse Specialist – CAMHS

Department of Health and Tasmanian Health Service
Community, Mental Health and Wellbeing


The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a permanent Clinical Nurse Consultant – Community and Mental Health Services vacancy.

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community; we are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Location: Community, Mental Health and Wellbeing – South

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of opportunities, short commutes, exceptional local beer, wine and food.

Salary:  $90,245 to $95,383 pro-rata per annum

Period of Employment:  Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing October 2020. Please note that part time hours may be considered.

The Role:
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 Clinical Nurse Specialist will:

  • Undertake the delivery of specialist services to clients of Child and Adolescents Mental Health Services (CAMHS) based on best practice principles and within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework and promotes community awareness in relation to mental health.
  • Provide clinical leadership and expert knowledge in all aspects of primary health care, utilising an advanced clinical practice framework for the management of clients with complex mental health needs within the designated area of practice.
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate programs and activities to improve client outcomes within the multidisciplinary team.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Sarah Darcey on (03) 6166 0588 or email sarah.darcey@ths.tas.gov.au.

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au.  Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.

Applications close:  2 October 2020

Vacancy No. 516314

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