Clinical Nurse Consultant – Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (520634) Department of Health


The Role:

  • Provide an identified first point of contact with the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team (PIMH) team for receipt of enquiries regarding management advice or referral to the team
  • Review and triage referrals received and prioritise allocation of assessment appointments according to patient need
  • Coordinate the care of women referred for assessment and treatment in collaboration with the Perinatal Psychiatrist and the PIMH.
  • Provide case management for women with complex mental health and psychosocial problems as part of their antenatal care and/or coordinate discharge planning and follow up for women following the birth of their baby.

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

The Team:

The Clinical Nurse Consultant – Perinatal & Infant Mental Health sits within the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), which is currently undergoing an exciting period of reform which includes a large expansion of the overall service. There are currently many opportunities for employment, career progression and ongoing professional development within CAMHS. If you have ever considered a career in CAMHS, this is truly an excellent time to join the team!

Details of Appointment:

Fixed Term, full time, day worker position, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible until 27 September 2024.

*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.


Hobart, Tasmania


$104,735 – $111,334 per annum + 11% superannuation 

  • Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $750 per annum


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
  • Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Experience working in an Adult or Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • Experience working within a Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Further education in perinatal or infant mental health, or counselling
  • Expertise in design and conduct of research

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:
  1. Crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  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:

  • 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: 

Nicole Howard 

Position: Team Leader
Phone:  (03) 6166 0588
E-mail: [email protected]

Applications Close:  Monday 07 August 2023, at 11:55pm.