Clinical Lead- Blue Mountains Assertive Community Treatment Team (Mental Health)

MHDA Team Lead
REQ121162 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Lead
Remuneration: $64,184.86 - $115,596.00 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ121162
Application Close: 27 August 2019

Together, Achieving Better Health


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

About the Role 

  •  The Assertive Community Treatment Team is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of evidence based interventions in line with the Assertive Community Treatment model to people with a severe and persistent mental illness
  • As a senior clinician, this position is required to provide leadership, mentorship and supervision, to ensure the delivery of evidence-based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment within a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Be responsible for the day to day coordination of the ACT Team and carry a clinical caseload, appropriate to the needs of the service
  • Ensure high standards of consumer care and professional clinical practice
  • Work collaboratively with the Team Leader to develop and maintain systems to ensure recovery oriented service provision for consumers requiring community mental health care 
  • As required, to be responsible for basic human resources functions including rostering, allocation of workloads, managing staff needs as well as conducting meetings, business planning, and quality improvement. Monthly reporting is also a requirement of the position 

About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.   

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!

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About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.


Selection Criteria to be Addressed:

  1. Registered Nurse (Division 1) with AHPRA with post-registration qualifications in Mental Health and at least 3 years’ experience working in Mental Health. Occupational Therapist or Psychologist registered with AHPRA or Social Worker eligible for membership to AASW
  2. Demonstrated skills in mental health and discipline specific assessments and interventions and experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness
  3. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team including skills and experience in clinical service management and quality improvement programs
  4. Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to manage a complex caseload with competing priorities
  5. Experience working in an Assertive Community Treatment Team and/or knowledge of the principles that guide service delivery within this model of practice
  6. Demonstrated ability to collaborate meaningfully with consumers and carers with a commitment and understanding of recovery principles in mental health service provision
  7. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills and effective time management skills
  8. Current unrestricted NSW drivers licence and willingness to use same for work purposes (P2 acceptable)

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