Community Mental Health Professional Campbelltown Youth and Adult Teams Pool (RN South Western Sydney Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time and Temporary Full Time (Adult Care Coordination only)
Location: Macarthur Community Mental Health Service
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Level 1/2, Social Worker Level 1/2, Registered Nurse, Psychologist
Requisition ID: REQ350071
Application Close Date: 27/11/2022

Remuneration: Dependant on Qualifications
Occupational Therapist Level 1-2: $34.01 – $49.27 per hour
Social Worker Level 1-2: $34.01 – $49.27 per hour
Registered Nurse: $33.97 – $47.69 per hour
Psychologist: $35.92 – $53.40


Are you looking to make the move into NSW Health? We are looking for talented clinicians who want to join our team! Prior experience in relevant roles from the private sector can be reviewed towards commencing salary level (subject to approval).

Temporary visa holders are also encouraged to apply! We are offering opportunities with a limited contract period based on the length of your current visa!

Previous applicants need not apply

About The Opportunity
We are excited to be recruiting Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Registered Nurses and Psychologists to become part of a team of professionals that support people living within the community with mental health issues.

What We can Offer You:

  • An opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment where initiative and hard work are recognised
  • Further education and development to support your growth as a clinician through our Foundations of Community Mental Health program
  • Access to an additional day off (ADO) for full time employees, as well as other benefits such as salary packaging, novated leasing and Fitness Passport
  • Opportunity to progress and develop into senior clinical positions, as well as team leader positions
  • A conveniently located office in the heart of Campbelltown CBD with close access to public transport and free public parking

We have current opportunities in the:

  • Adult Care Coordination team (permanent and temporary FT only)
  • Youth Team (permanent FT only)

These roles suit someone seeking weekday work from Monday to Friday between 8:30am – 5pm. (subject to operational changes).

Being a pool clinician is unique! You will be filling a vacancy in the Adult Care Coordination or Youth team; as other vacancies arise throughout our service you may be required to transfer into another position and share your skills within our service!

This position is suited to clinicians who enjoy working within a supportive environment, are willing to learn and who are seeking full time hours. We also encourage temporary visa holders to apply, we are looking for talented clinicians and are willing to be flexible with contract periods to accommodate your visa length!

You will be based at Campbelltown, however future opportunities may also present at Ingleburn, Liverpool, Ambarvale, Bankstown, Fairfield, Bowral and Wollondilly based mental health services.

The CMH Team are committed to providing a supportive environment where staff are empowered to achieve their full potential.

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.


What you’ll be doing
The Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing evidence-based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment within a multi-disciplinary team and coordinating consumers’ recovery plans. The role is also responsible for non-clinical tasks including participation in quality improvement activities, clinical supervision and participation in administrative responsibilities as required.  


Where You’ll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

How to Apply
IMPORTANT Info for Applicants:  Your claim against the Selection Criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should address the Selection Criteria detailed above in light of service outline in the above link and the position description.

  1. Relevant qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or qualified Social Worker eligible for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), or CSU Graduates: Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health).
  2. Demonstrated experience in providing evidence based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment for consumers of the mental health service.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer’s families and natural supports participating within the treatment process, as appropriate and in accordance with the NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
  4. Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and personal resilience.
  5. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and competence in the use of information technology systems.



South Western Sydney Local Health District

Job Salary

$67,442 - $79,397