Why work for us

As Tasmania’s only Not for Profit mental health facility, we are a small, close, and dedicated team of around 90 people. We are passionate about improving patient outcomes and are continuously evolving to ensure that our care delivery is of the highest standard. Our staff are encouraged and supported to engage with research, in turn ensuring that we are able to offer innovative opportunities to our patients as they embark on their wellness journey.

We recognize that our staff defines our organisation and it’s success. We are committed to ensuring our staff have the opportunity to stay up to date in their profession through both internal and external learning opportunities. We are dedicated to supporting our staff career progression – whatever that desire may be for the individual – offering the opportunity to learn alternate positions through temporary placements and project participation, supported with coaching and mentoring.

We embrace employees from diverse backgrounds to promote an inclusive culture that enhances decision-making and outcomes.

We take the opportunity to thank our staff utilising our annual Employee Achievement Awards.

We offer competitive remuneration and workplace benefits, a safe and healthy work environment, and are proud to offer our staff:

  • Generous and flexible salary packaging benefits
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised meals
  • Paid parental leave after 12 months of employment
  • Study leave
  • Paid family and domestic violence leave
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program through Newport & Wildman for both the employee and their immediate family members
  • Paid time to complete mandatory training
  • Support for postgraduate study (agreed on an individual basis)
  • Flexible work options

You may view our Organisational Chart here.

Our Employee Agreements

Hospital Staff Enterprise Agreement

Nurses Enterprise Agreement

Current Vacancies

Director of Nursing

The Director of Nursing provides contemporary strategic, operational and professional nursing leadership and management for The Hobart Clinic (THC).  In collaboration with the Clinical Director the role provides the coordination and responsibility for service delivery, human and material management, expertise in health care, team communication and highly developed data analysis and fiscal management to deliver safe, quality, effective and efficient healthcare provision. The position also shapes corporate and clinical governance in partnership with THC Executive.

As the leader of a small team, this role balances driving the strategic direction of the organisation with providing hands on support to the Clinical Nurse Consultants and the broader nursing team.

About You:

You are an experienced mental health nurse and leader with a passion for what you do.  You have extensive management and leadership experience in a mental health/ healthcare environment; demonstrated experience in service planning, workforce management, budgeting, change management and the provision of advice at senior levels; demonstrated experience in contributing to the development of, and implementation of strategic plans to drive the organisation; exceptional written and oral communication skills to relate to all areas of the organisation, including the Board.

How to apply:

A copy of the full position description is available here. In order to apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter via our advertisement on, outlining how you are able to meet the key criteria for this role.

Clinical Administration Team Leader

Reporting to the General Manager Corporate Services the Clinical Team Leader will actively lead and support the administration team while ensuring that efficient and effective service is being delivered to our consumers, our doctors and the broader clinic workforce.

About you:

You have extensive experience in administration, customer service and/or office management.  You are comfortable setting priorities and managing deadlines for yourself and the team, you thrive in an environment where you are able to coach and mentor others and you enjoy helping others to grow and develop in their roles.  You are capable of documenting processes and writing procedures, as well as working with finance to manage month end processes.

Importantly, you are comfortable with change and capable of supporting your team to adjust and reap the benefits of change.

How to Apply:

A full position description is available here.

In order to apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter via the ‘Apply Now’ button on our advertisement, outlining how you would be the right match for The Hobart Clinic.

Mental Health RN Level 1

Our amazing nurses work closely in a small multi-disciplinary team to provide quality patient centred care to our inpatients, who mostly suffer from common, recurrent conditions.  Our patient ratios are 1:8 to ensure that patient outcomes are always the highest priority.  Our facility is voluntary and our patients are primarily admitted with support from private health funds and have a genuine desire to manage their conditions.  The role reports directly to the Director of Nursing, with day to day work direction and support taken from the Clinical Nurse Consultant.

About You

You are an experienced mental health nurse with a passion for what you do.  You will thrive in a small multi-disciplined team environment and be confident in developing individual care plans with the patient and where applicable, their support people.  You are confident in implementing comprehensive, technical nursing procedures and ensuring compliance to The Hobart Clinic’s policies and the broader healthcare standards framework within which we operate.

How to apply

A copy of the full position description is available here and the Nursing Employee Enterprise Agreement are available here.

In order to apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you are able to meet the key criteria for this role via our advertisement on

A criminal history check will be required prior to commencement at The Hobart Clinic.

Medical Administration Assistant

Due to an upcoming period of rapid change we have a 12 month fixed term vacancy within our incredibly talented and dedicated administration team.

This critical role is the first port of call for all visitors to the Clinic. The role is based primarily at our Rokeby hospital location.

In addition to supporting our consumers, key responsibilities include:

  • Reception duties
  • Stationery ordering
  • Drafting letters for Doctors
  • Reviewing and coordinating referrals
  • Providing all areas of the clinic with administrative support
  • Filing

You may access the position description here.

About You:

You are a customer service superstar who finds joy in supporting other people. You are empathetic, kind, emotionally intelligent and comfortable to support people from all walks of life. You are happy to complete any tasks that support the team and recognise the importance of detail.

You are computer literate, comfortable with change and are always looking to continuously improve processes to realise efficiencies.

You are a dedicated team player and are motivated by the values of a not-for-profit organisation that is banded together by the common commitment to improve patient outcomes, recognising that all employees, regardless of role, have the opportunity to contribute.

You enjoy working in a fast paced, environment within a small team. You understand and are committed to privacy and confidentiality. You are flexible and competent to work unsupervised.

How to apply:

In order to apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you are able to meet the key criteria for this role via our advertisement on

Casual Positions

We currently have casual nursing positions available at present.  If you are interested in a casual position in Nursing or Program departments please email with your details.

For casual nursing positions, staff need to have mental health training or extensive experience in mental health to be considered for employment.  If you have any queries please contact The Hobart Clinic on 6247 9960.