Mental Health Clinician, Older Persons – Lismore Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist Lvl 1/2, Social Worker Lvl 1/2
Remuneration: $65,692.82 –  $99,532 per annum, dependent on qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ320797

As part of the Specialist Older Persons Mental Health Service this role provides community-based intervention and consultation for older people who have mental health problems, or who may be at high risk of developing mental health problems. This service also provides intervention and consultation for Residential Aged Care Facilities.


If you have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of mental services in a community setting.
  • Experience in the specialist field of psychogeriatric including dementias and the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.
  • Demonstrated clinical problem-solving skills, current clinical knowledge, the ability to work with complex presentations and as an independent clinician
  • Knowledge of aged care services available both in NSW and Queensland as this role may have some cross border interaction


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 Briana Shailer on [email protected]
Applications Close: 18 July 2022





Northern NSW Local Health District

Job Salary

$65,692 - $103,282

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