Community

Upcoming forum to explore multicultural perspectives on mental health and suicide

Primary Health Tasmania is supporting an upcoming forum in Launceston that will share information about best practice when working with members of Tasmania’s newly arrived community members from refugee and humanitarian entrant backgrounds. Coming up on 6 September, the Exploring attitudes and stigma: Multicultural perspectives on mental health and suicide forum will explore attitudes and…

Do you want to learn more about suicide and mental illness in older age?

People over 65 years of age are more likely to self-harm with suicidal intent than younger people and men over 80 years of age are nine times more likely to take their own lives, than women. Primary Health Tasmania is thrilled to be hosting a series of forums – both for the community, and for…

Group support officer positions available

Primary Health Tasmania is searching for two group support officers – health system improvement to join our teams in either Hobart or Launceston. We’re looking for people with high-level administrative skills who can support work activities in a project management environment. These are full-time, permanent positions. To find out more and apply, click here. Applications close…

Tasmanians invited to help shape the future of Australian’s mental health

The National Mental Health Commission will be visiting 23 cities and towns and wants to connect with people to hear about their living experience of mental health. Their input and feedback will help shape a 2030 Vision for mental health and suicide prevention in Australia. The Commission will be visiting Launceston and Hobart on 5 August.…

Are you our new Integrated Health Care Lead?

Do you have the skills and experience to identify and implement effective integrated health care strategies? Are you able to provide expertise and leadership to the organisation in health service innovation? Primary Health Tasmania is on the lookout for a Lead – Integrated Health Care who can provide technical leadership in developing and implementing clinical health service and…

Applications welcome for two Clinical Advisory Council vacancies

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill two positions on its Clinical Advisory Council. Vacant positions are for: • an allied health professional • a community pharmacist. The councils are vital strategic functions ensuring clinical leadership feature strongly in decisions that impact on Tasmania’s health system, primary care workforce and local communities. If you think…