Mental Health Clinician - Acute Care Service (Community) - Coffs Harbour - Perm Full Time

Mental Health Clinician
REQ132756 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Mental Health Professionals
Remuneration: 80885 - 93114
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ132756
Closing date: 20 November 2019

What you'll be doing

Provide triage, assessment, intervention and response to meet the Mental Health needs of person in the community, the community sector and primary care partners when they encounter mental health problems.

To work collaboratively with other service providers/agencies to promote assertive and timely service delivery for clients in the provision of holistic evidence based care in accordance to MNCLHD and Ministry of Health policies and directive.

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.  Please ensure that you declare your Aboriginality in your statement, covering letter or CV.  In addition to addressing the selection criteria, Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality by supplying either a letter of Aboriginality signed under the common seal from a recognised incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community organisation such as Land Council or Elders group, Aboriginal Medical Service or a letter on letterhead from a Local Aboriginal Land Council demonstrating membership of the Council.  Further information on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained at


Salary will be accordance with NSW Health State Awards for the advertised classification/s.  These awards are available at


  1. Current Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or Bachelor of Social Work and eligible for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers; or Current Registration with the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia; or Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  2. Demonstrated competency to provide contemporary specialist mental health care, crisis assessment, care management, consultation and liaison services.
  3. Understanding of and commitment to recovery orientated service provision.
  4. Demonstrated ability/skills to work effectively and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team, including key stakeholders.
  5. Demonstrated effective work practices including time management, written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Knowledge, skills and abilities in the assessment and management of people presenting with complex mental health needs, using evidence based approaches.
  7. Current drivers licence and willingness to travel for work purposes.
  8. Competency in skills in computer use and competency to use NSW Health systems.

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