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Community Mental Health Clinician - Adult Servcie - Queanbeyan

Organisation/Entity: Southern NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol | Mental Health Clinician
Job Location:
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ170200
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $64184.86 - $100914
Closing Date: 23/10/2020 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Queanbeyan
Position Classification
Dependent Upon Qualifications


Registered Nurse: $64,184.85 – $90,122.82 pa
Psychologist: $67,889 - $100,914 pa
Social Worker Lvl 1/2: $64,270 - $93,144pa

Occupational Therapist Lvl 1/2: $64,270 - $93,144pa

Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ170200
Applications Close: 23 October 2020

Where you'll be working

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.


There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.
Queanbeyan – enviable lifestyle and affordable property, surrounded by an eclectic mix of small towns and villages. With Canberra just a 5 minute drive away, you can enjoy all the attractions of the nation’s capital along with fabulous restaurants. Connect easily and quickly with world through the Canberra International Airport, with the beach and ski fields just 2 hours away.

What you'll be doing
The Community Mental Health Clinician provides recovery focused clinical services including assessment, care coordination, intervention, liaison and review as part of a multidisciplinary team for people who are referred to the service with a mental illness, distress and/or risk issues.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualifications and current registration with AHPRA for Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers for Social Workers.
  2. Demonstrated experience in the provision of contemporary clinical mental health practice including conducting mental health assessments, and the provision of evidence based interventions for people who are experiencing mental illness.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of the NSW Mental Health Act (2007).
  4. Understanding of the concept and principles of mental health rehabilitation and recovery and demonstrated experience and skills using a collaborative, strengths based approach to the care of mental health consumers.
  5. Demonstrated high level communication skills with the ability to engage and collaborate with consumers, their families and carers and other stakeholders, and a demonstrated high level proficiency in computer literacy.
  6. Current unrestricted drivers' licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances.

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.


Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Yvonne McAviney on Yvonne.McAviney@health.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 6150 7070