May 06, 2024

Multisystemic Therapy Supervisor

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Burnie Tasmania, Australia
  • $120,000 - $135,000 yearly
Full time MST Supervisor

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate MST Supervisor to drive implementation of the MST Program and support MST Practitioners in the North West region of Tasmania as part of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) extended service innovation. 
With a motto of “whatever it takes”, MST is an innovative, evidence-based program that empowers young people involved in offending and antisocial behaviour and their families build the skills to achieve positive, long-term changes and improved life outcomes.

The MST Supervisor will have the leadership and clinical experience to manage and supervise a regional team of up to 4 Practitioners in delivering MST to young people with severe and complex mental health challenges and their families. They will be committed to CAMHS’s vision of providing quality, accessible, consumer-centred mental health care to some of Tasmania’ s most vulnerable young people.  

You don’t need to be a current MST Supervisor to apply!  Successful applicants will be provided with extensive training to develop the essential skills to supervise within the MST framework and will receive ongoing support and oversight by highly skilled MST Consultants.

Interested but want more information? Visit MST Services | Multisystemic Therapy for Juveniles for further information about the MST program, including the evidence supporting the success of MST across Australia and internationally.

The MST Supervisor will:

  • Manage the planning, implementation, coordination and administration of MST interventions to families engaged in the MST Program as well as all quality assurance mechanisms of the MST model
  • Provide weekly clinical group and administrative supervision to the MST team (comprising up to four MST Practitioners) to ensure adherence to the MST model and build Practitioner competency.
  • Provide specialist advice and peer support in cases requiring advanced specialist practice, in accordance with discipline specific skills and abilities.
  • Provide occasional direct case work as required to meet family and service needs.
  • Provide services to consumers on a needs basis including out of hours and through participation in an on-call roster.

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

Position Features

  • Highly mobile, non-clinic based, with flexible hours of operation
  • Participation in an on-call roster is a requirement
  • Some intrastate travel is required

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time day worker (with on-call) position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may 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: AUD $120,114 - $130,181 per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

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

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $1000 per annum
  • Relocation assistance may be available for the right applicant
  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $126,845 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme 
  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022

Please note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • 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.

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

For more information, please contact

Sam Turnbull 

Position: Regional Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service - North West
Phone:  0438 556 901


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Degree Required