Community Mental Health Clinician - Assertive Outreach Team or Mobile Assertive Treatment Team (Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist/Social Worker Level 1/2)

Registered Nurse
Sydney Local Health District
REQ221879 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist / Social Worker (Level 1/2)
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ221879


Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Mental Health Clinician to join our Assertive Outreach or Mobile Assertive Treatment Teams!


Do you have competencies to provide contemporary mental health practice, with commitment to recovery oriented services and consumer involvement in service provision?


The Assertive Outreach Teams are tertiary level community mental health teams providing care coordinated services to consumers diagnosed with a severe and enduring mental illness and who require an enhanced level of support to sustain living in the community.
There are two assertive outreach teams within SLHD.

  1. The Assertive Outreach Team (AOT) based at Croydon Community Health Centre provides services to those living in the Canterbury and Croydon areas.

  2. The Mobile Assertive Treatment Team (MATT) based at the Camperdown Community Health Centre provides services to those living in the Camperdown, Marrickville and Redfern areas.

The AOTs provide coordination and clinical services for identified supported housing programs.

The clinician will practice in keeping with the standardised Sydney LHD position description for the profession in addition to this position description.

The clinician will provide discipline specific and targeted assessments or interventions.

To Be Considered For This Role You Must Have: 

  • Ability to work a 7 day rotating roster

What you will get in return...

  • Become part of a high performing and supportive team

  • Opportunity for Salary Packaging


This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2020 017).


SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

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For further details on the role, please view the Position Description


For enquiries, please contact Kirsten Gridley on 0437 682 795 or


If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.

Applications Close: 23 April 2021

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