Clinician – CAMHS SA Health – Women’s and Children’s Health Network


  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Southern Country, Mount Gambier 5290
  • AHP2 CAMHS Clinician – Psychologist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
  • Salary
    • Classification – AHP2 – Allied Health Professional L2 – $85,665 to $99,241 
  • Employment Full time – Term Contract (temporary up to 30 June 2024)

On top of this, as an employee of Women’s and Children’s Health Network, you will have access to Salary Sacrifice benefits with MAXXIA which allows for generous salary sacrifice arrangements each FBT year as a special benefit for employees of the local Health Networks. A Meal Entertainment allowance per FBT year can also be salary sacrificed out of your pre-tax income to cover costs over and above the Everyday living expenses benefit.

About Us

The Women’s & Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia.  We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions as well as being SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. 

Our community-based services also reach hundreds of thousands of vulnerable babies, children and young people, their families and communities across South Australia through our various services and programs in areas such as our Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth Health and Aboriginal Health services.

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a free community-based tertiary mental health service provided through the WCHN across South Australia, providing care to those with severe and/or complex mental health needs. CAMHS provides services to: infants / children / young people up to 18 (16 in some areas) for community, statewide and hospital-based services / perinatal women.

The Opportunity 

An exciting opportunity exists within CAMHS, Mount Gambier to join the team as Clinician, AHP2 on a short term contract, in a full time capacity. 

To be successful in this role, you will use your well developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and would also have to undertake effective problem solving, negotiation and conflict management skills. 

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role descriptions.

Why Mount Gambier, South Australia?

The City of Mount Gambier acknowledges the Boandik People as the traditional custodians of the land and water our city sits upon today.

Geological wonders abound in Mount Gambier, the heart of the Limestone Coast and second largest town in South Australia. Mount Gambier is situated between Melbourne and Adelaide and achieves the perfect balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and comforts of a small-town.

Benefits of Joining us

Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive and attractive annual salary package with employer superannuation contributions and leave loading as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements. 

Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our Hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC) 
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 829745

Need to speak to someone about this role, please contact: Rita Zaccardo, Position: Clinical Co-Ordinator, Phone: 87247055
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023 – 11.55PM


AHP2 – Clinical Psychologist – CAMHS – Role Description – 829745.pdf

AHP2 – Social Worker – CAMHS – Role Description – 829745.pdf

AHP2 – Occupational Therapist – CAMHS – Role Description – 829745.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf



SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network

Job Salary

Full time