Clinical Psychologist - Community Mental Health (Care Coordinator)

Clinical Psychologist
REQ76151 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Psychologist
Remuneration: $94,879 - $116,356 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ76151

We have an exciting opportunity!

Where you'll be working

Marrickville Community Health Centre

Sydney is home to Royal Prince Alfred, Concord, Balmain, Canterbury and Sydney Dental Hospitals. We offer a range of clinical services through our clinics and in our community, near and in people’s homes including Aboriginal Health, Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Allied Health, Drug Health, Oral Health, Community Nursing and Early Childhood Services, Population Health and Mental Health. We also have a range of support teams and services to help deliver the very best health care services to our community.

What you'll be doing

The Community Mental Health / Core Team  model of care states:
The “Community Mental Health Team” (Core Team) is the mainstay of the community mental health system. Core Teams and provide a range of clinical services including intake, assessment, consultation, treatment and care coordination. Care coordination is the main component of this model of care and includes extended care coordination, targeted packages of care and short term care coordination.
Consumers under the care of Core Teams will either have:
  1. Short term interventions and may be discharged or referred back to their GPs or other treatment providers after a period of weeks or months
  2. A period of treatment as recommended by evidence based practices.
  3. Ongoing care and monitoring for prolonged periods


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

Marrickville Core Team are seeking an experienced mental health clinical psychologist to join our award winning team of care coordinators, providing trauma informed strengths based care to residents of the Marrickville catchment area.

Selection Criteria

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications as a Clinical Psychologist including full AHPHA registration.
  • Demonstrated competencies to provide contemporary mental health practice.
  • Understanding of and commitment to recovery oriented services and consumer involvement in service provision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with GPs, Service partners and external providers.
  • Demonstrated effective work practices including time management, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency in skills in computer use.
  • Current Unrestricted NSW Driver’s Licence (P2 acceptable)


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 role related queries or questions contact Andrew Simpson on (02) 9562 0447, 0455 072 020 or

Applications Close: 21 December 2018 

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