Mental Health Clinician (Registered Nurse)

Mental Health Clinician
REQ103647 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Part Time Permanent

Position ClassificationMental Health Clinician (Registered Nurse)
Remuneration:  $31.58 - $49.65

Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID:  REQ103647


Registered Nurse: $31.58 - $44.34

Allied Health: $31.62 - $45.82

Psychologist: $33.40 - $49.65

We welcome registered nurses who have a demonstrated understanding of working with people who are living with a mental illness to join a multi-disciplinary team who works under an Assertive Outreach model.


Where you'll be working        

The position is based in St Leonards with a focus on community outreach and person centred care.

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”


We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.


NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.


What you'll be doing

 MHDA Declaration  
Each person’s unique journey of recovery will be supported by mental health drug and alcohol services in a way that fosters hope, purpose and resilience.  
MHDA Statement of Intention  
The intention of the NSLHD MHDA is to provide recovery-oriented, trauma
informed services that are guided by evidence based practices and collaboration.  

Responsible to the Service Director of Mental Health Service through the Manager Recovery Services and Team Leader Assertive Outreach Team. 

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.  


Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:    

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Registration with relevant professional body or eligibility for membership of the relevant professional body.
  • Demonstrated skills in the assessment and care co-ordination of consumers who are seriously affected by mental illness.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver recovery focused interventions that are evidence based and evaluated.
  • Demonstrated understanding of community mental health services including the NSW Mental Health Act.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills & computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • A current holder of a NSW Drivers Licence

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Applications Close:  30 May 2019


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