Allied Health Professional (514012) Department of Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 Social Worker will:

  • Undertake the delivery of quality care to clients of the ACMHS – North West catchment area, based on best practice principles and within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework. 
  • Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service to clients of ACMHS 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.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Burnie Adult Community Mental Health Service:

  • Work across a multi-disciplinary work environment
  • Be part of a dynamic, fast paced, supported team
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge in psychiatric care

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $101,108 to $119,430 per annum + 11% superannuation

  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022
  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $111,964 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme

Location: Burnie

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

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

  2. Current Driver’s Licence

    *Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Position features:

  • Employees should refer to the advertised position for details of hours of work (shift work or day work) and total hours per fortnight required.
  • Employees employed in this job may be required to participate in an on-call roster.
  • Employees may be required to work at various locations within the advertised region

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:
  • crimes of violence
  • sex related offences
  • serious drug offences
  • crimes involving dishonesty
  • serious traffic offences
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online.  Please click the “Apply” button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All 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 more information (Contact Officer)

Stephen Hayes

Team Leader – Adult Community Mental Health Services
Phone:  (03) 64777730
E-mail: [email protected]

Important information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you.  It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Department of Health

Job Salary

Contract/Temp