Mental Health Clinician, Child and Adolescent Service – Byron Central Hospital Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist Lvl 2, Social Worker Lvl 2
Remuneration: $65,692.82 – $92,236.06 per annum, dependent on qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ323285

Bryon Central Hospital, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services are seeking an enthusiastic Mental Health Clinician to:

Work in partnership with children and young people, carers and primary care providers to deliver an evidence-based response to young people aged 12-18 years with or at risk of serious mental illness.  Working towards extending the service to encompass children and adolescents aged 0-18years with or at risk of serious mental illness.  Including working therapeutically with  children and young people  with complex or high needs who may be difficult to engage and their families or carers, as well as organising referrals to appropriate services.

If you have:

  • One of the following Tertiary qualifications: Registered Nurse (current List A – NSW Registration, AHPRA) Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist (registered with AHPRA) Occupational Therapist (registered with AHPRA) or Social Worker (eligible for membership of the AASW) To be appointed as a Level 2 Health Professional evidence must be provided of three years’ clinical experience.
  • Experience and skills in the early identification, assessment and evidence based treatment of children and young people with or at risk of developing serious mental illness and their families and carers.
  • Ability to work in partnership with other key agencies including an understanding of referral processes and the value of those services to the wellbeing and recovery of the children and young persons and their family/carer.
  • Demonstrated ability to resource and build the capacity of partner agencies and service providers in early identification of risk and appropriate referral and support strategies for children and young persons and their carers’. LEVEL 2 ONLY


We can offer you:

  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!


Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


  • To apply for this position, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see
  • You may be subject to a probationary period of three months from the date of appointment to this position.



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For role related queries or questions contact Paula Sheehan on [email protected]
Applications Close: 26 July 2022





Northern NSW Local Health District

Job Salary

$65,692 - $92,236

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