Mental Health Clinician (Mental Health – Evolve Therapeutic Services) Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service


Please note: This role can also be filled by a Clinical Nurse as per Role Description. 

The Role

An opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist/Psychologist/Social Worker/Speech Pathologist (Mental Health – Evolve Therapeutic Services) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Manage a highly complex caseload with clinical supervision and support based on the level of individual clinical experience
  • Provide a comprehensive and flexible mental health service to children, adolescents and their family/carers
  • Provide discipline specific intervention and assessment
  • Coordinate and direct an interagency care plan using a developmentally informed collaborative model of care
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team 

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work or Speech Pathology (or equivalent)
  • AHPRA Registration (Occupational Therapist and Psychologist only)
  • Eligibility for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (Social Worker only)
  • Blue Care
  • Driver Licence
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against – Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID-19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
  • Criminal History Screening will be required for new employees (GCH will cover cost)


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Temporary full time (10 months with the possibility of extension)
  • Base salary ranging from $4 017.60 – $4 302.00 per fortnight

About Us

Evolve Therapeutic Services Gold Coast is a multidiscipline, multi-speciality team within the Gold Coast Child and Youth Mental Health Service operating across the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service to provide mental health intervention to children and young people (0-18 years) involved with Child Safety Services. Based at Southport.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals – Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Monday, 28 August 2023

Gold Coast Health is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive work environment. Please contact the nominated person if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout this recruitment process.

Job Ad reference: GC506898HP

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.




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