Careers in Nursing

Mental Health Nurses in Tasmania are committed to making a difference

As a Mental Health Nurse in Tasmania you will have the opportunity to:

  • contribute to positive consumer outcomes
  • work in partnership with consumers, carers and non-government organisations
  • be part of a committed multidisciplinary team that provides support

There is interesting and rewarding work available for Mental Health Nurses in a variety of mental health settings including:

  • team roles working on intake and crisis response, assertive case management and recovery programs
  • individual and group work with children, adolescents, adults and older persons as well as inpatient and extended care services
  • providing functional mental health assessment, evaluation and intervention to consumers
  • providing specialist consultation to other mental health providers

There are many exciting career options in Tasmania for progressive and committed staff.

  • Mental Health Services offers nurses great opportunities to expand their skills and pursue career pathways within the service, by providing professional support and assistance
  • There are study leave opportunities and scholarships available to gain additional qualifications
  • Career opportunities also exist for nurses to move into advanced clinician, team leader, education and project manager positions

Mental Health Nurses in Tasmania work within a well supported and progressive environment.

Our nurses are supported within a robust career structure by qualified and experienced staff at all levels. Nurses are actively engaged in peer support groups, regular performance and clinical supervision and discipline-specific mentoring and support (designed for newly qualified nurses, those new to mental health, or those returning to the profession).


  • excited by innovation and change
  • enjoy working within a supportive multidisciplinary team
  • committed to developing and maintaining effective partnerships with consumers, carers and other service providers,
  • interested in the delivery of assertive, recovery focused care for persons with a mental illness


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