Clinical Nurse Consultant: Mental Health – Rural Allowance Offered Hunter New England Local Health District


This vacancy is eligible for a NSW Health Rural Health Allowance package of $5000 per year in addition to award entitlements (paid on a pro-rata basis for part-time employees).  Enjoy more fortnightly pay!


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $123 104.9 – $125 557.29 + 11% Super + Salary Packaging + Rural Health Allowance
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ417822

Closing Date: 08/08/2023



Clinical Nurse Consultant Level 2 – Manning Mental Health Services

Taree Community Health Service



Join our team as a Clinical Nurse Consultant – Grade 2! Lead a dynamic mental health team, provide education and supervision, and make a difference in a high-quality healthcare environment. Comprehensive experience in mental health, excellent communication skills, and a passion for building therapeutic relationships are key. Apply now for this fulfilling career opportunity.


About the role

  • You will be leading a team in the clinical management of mental health, providing education and supervision to staff in the development of careers in a high-quality health environment.
  • You will work within a multidisciplinary team and be supported by the Nurse Manager, Service Manager & Clinical Care Coordinator, clinical supervision is available and encouraged.


Where you’ll be working 

  • The Clinical Nurse Consultant – Grade 2 provides expert clinical organisation, coordination, leadership, and consultancy services within the area of nursing specialty across service groups, target populations, and healthcare professionals within the Hunter New England Local Health District
  • The Manning Community Mental Health Team provides mental health services to Bulahdelah, Gloucester, Forster, and Taree, located on the Lower Mid-North Coast. The dynamic, multidisciplinary team is supported by the Clinical Care Coordinator with clinical supervision available and encouraged to support your professional development and career growth.


About you

  • The successful candidate will have:
    • Comprehensive clinical experience and knowledge in relation to mental illness, assessment, and care planning including working knowledge of the NSW Mental Health Act 2007
    •  Contemporary Principles and Practices in mental health care
    • Ability to assess risk, perform mental state examinations and work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
    • Exceptional communication skills and passion for building therapeutic relationships with consumers will be the key to your success in this position. 


What we can offer you

  • A leadership role in a beautiful part of the world  …  Love Taree – Stories
  • Need short-term accommodation while you relocate? Ask us how! 
  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together toward zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADOs every month (for full-time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals


Need more information?
Read the Position Description
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For role-related queries or questions contact Joshua Louis at [email protected]




Hunter New England Local Health District

Job Salary

Full time