Mental Health Clinician – Got It! Program – Yamba Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Mental Health Professionals – Occupational Therapist Lvl 1-2, Psychologist, Registered Nurse, Social Worker Lvl 1-2-3
Remuneration: $33.97 – $53.41 dependent on qualifications
Hours Per Week: 24 hours per week
Requisition ID: REQ434090

Yamba Community Health is seeking a Mental Health Professional to join the Getting On Track In Time (Got It!) is a school based mental health early intervention service for children in years Kindergarten to Year 2 who display disruptive behaviours and emerging conduct disorders.  Working with children, parents, carers and school staff and aims to prevent mental illness and behavioural disorders in later life and improve educational outcomes.

If you have:

  • Tertiary qualifications and where applicable, a member of relevant associations or registration with the relevant board, in the following disciplines: Social Work, Occupational Therapist, Psychology, Nursing. Professionals who fall under the Health Professionals State Award will be employed at Level 1 or must provide evidence of three years’ clinical experience in their profession to be appointed at a Level 2
  • High level of interpersonal skills and commitment to working closely with other members of a multidisciplinary team and ability to work under minimal direct professional supervision
  • Clinical skills and experience in the assessment and treatment of children and their families presenting with complex mental health needs, using evidence based approaches
  • Experience and skill in developing, implementing and evaluating programs including clinical groups


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.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Tania Wittleton on [email protected]

Applications Close: 2nd October 2023



Northern NSW Local Health District

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Part time