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Community Mental Health Clinician - Child & Adolescent Service - Bega

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: REQ201449
Work Type: Part-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $64184.86 - $100914
Closing Date: 30/01/2021 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Bega
Position Classification: Dependent upon Qualifications
Registered Nurse: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Psychologist: $34.24 - $50.90 per hour
Social Worker Lvl 1/2: $32.41 - 46.96 per hour
Occupational Therapist Lvl 1/2: $32.41 - $46.96 per hour
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ201449
Applications Close: 30 January 2021
Interview Details: Interviews for this position will be held between 8 February 2021 - 12 February 2021

Please note SNSW Local Health District is currently undertaking an organisational restructure,  internal employees who have been affected  by the restructure will be granted priority interviews"

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.

Bega – the rural heartland of the Sapphire Coast halfway between Melbourne and Sydney, a short drive to beautiful sandy beaches and national park wilderness. Just 3 hours to Canberra with the perfect climate to the outdoors all year round, including whale watching between June and November. The pretty valley is a beautiful base for exploring gorgeous beaches, tranquil waterways and beautiful national parks.

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.

What you'll be doing

The Community Mental Health Clinician provides recovery focused clinical services including assessment, care coordination, intervention, liaison and review for children and young people presenting with symptoms of 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 Child and Adolescent Mental Health practice including conducting mental health assessments, and the provision of evidence based interventions for children, adolescents and their families/carers, 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.

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

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.

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 Kelly Winter on 02 6491 9300 or Kelly.Winter@health.nsw.gov.au