CAMHS Consultation and Liaison Central Coast Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 3
Remuneration: Dependant on qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38 hours per week
Requisition ID: REQ341287


This recruitment may be used to fill future positions via an eligibility list for permanent, full time, part time, temporary and casual positions.


  • Do you want to work in a dynamic workplace environment with great opportunity for development and advancement?

  • Do you have the desire, commitment, and resilience to strive for excellence and be rewarded for your performance?

  • Do you want to work for the biggest employer on the Central Coast providing you with ongoing ability to manage your own career

What you’ll be doing

The CAMHS Consultation Liaison clinician sits within the Consultation and Assessment clinical stream of the Child and Adolescent Mental  Health Service (CAMHS).

Clinical interventions incorporate evidence based practice, with a focus on early intervention and recovery.

The CAMHS Consultation Liaison clinician is required to deliver assertive outreach, providing specialist mental health services and tertiary consultation to children and young people (0-18) in:

  • Community settings including: school, homes, out of home care settings, youth accommodation and other community based settings.

  • Hospital based non-CAMHS specific settings including: Emergency Departments, Psychiatric Emergency Care Centres (PECCs), Paediatric Wards, Medical Wards, Adult Mental Health Units and Mental Health Acute Care Teams.

  • The program will provide additional assertive outreach community CAMHS services and support the increase in client related hours delivered by existing community CAMHS.

  • Increase outreach consultation liaison to hospital based non-specialist CAMHS settings.

  • Enhance specialist community-based responses for children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families

  • Build the capacity of non-specialist services to deliver developmentally appropriate care for children and adolescents with mental health problems, their families and carers.

The position is classified as follows Social Worker level 3, Occupational Therapist level 3 under the NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State Award) or CNS 2 under the Public Health System Nurses Award or Senior or Clinical Psychologist under the Health and Community Employees Psychologist (State) Award.


As an employer we offer our staff competitive benefits such as salary packaging, a monthly day off, paid maternity and parental leave, flexible work arrangements and professional development programs.



Where you’ll be working

Central Coast Local Health District is the largest employer and healthcare provider on the Central Coast. We are committed to providing our staff with a happy, healthy and rewarding workplace.

We encourage and support professional development and community engagement. With two acute hospitals, two sub-acute hospitals and eight community health centres we provide the most comprehensive medical service in the region.


Our district covers a diverse landscape and demographic experience, from thriving urban centres to quiet beachside villages. The Central Coast can offer you a career unlike anywhere else as we straddle the line between metropolitan and rural, giving you a truly comprehensive and unique work experience that will serve you for your whole career.


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Central Coast Local Health District is committed to developing a diverse workforce to best support our community and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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For role related queries or questions contact Catherine Merillo on [email protected]

Applications Close: Sunday 20th November 2022 at 11.59pm

You are encouraged to complete applications on a week day where Technical Support is available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm by phoning ROB Help Desk on 1300 679 367



Central Coast Local Health District

Job Salary

$102,051 - $125,151