Mental Health Clinician SA Health – Southern Adelaide Local Health Network


  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network – GP Plus Marion – Mental Health
  • Salary: $85,665 – $99,241 p.a. (Pro Rata) AHP2 | Part Time, 33 hours p/w, Ongoing

A rewarding opportunity has arisen in the Specialist Community Mental Health Service Marion Acute stream for an allied health clinician to join the multi-disciplinary team, providing community based intervention over a 7 day roster.  As a Mental Health Clinician, you will undertake crisis intervention and clinical care coordination as part of the multi-disciplinary team. You will be responsible for the delivery of a range of clinical activities, including mental health and psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, treatment and care planning, therapeutic interventions, advocacy and liaison with other community service providers. You will apply your specialised expertise to the development, delivery and continuous improvement of quality clinical work and provide discipline specific assessments and interventions. You will work collaboratively with consumers and families or carers and may liaise closely with a network of government and non-government organisations with the aim of maximising wellbeing, assisting stabilisation of mental health, rehabilitation, and building functional capacity for self-management.

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • An appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership to the relevant Australian Association
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of therapeutic relationships with consumers having enduring and severe disability and complex needs, and their families and carers.
  • The ability to provide core social work skills including psychosocial assessment, counselling, individual and group work, relationship and family interventions, crisis intervention and brief therapy.
  • Experience working with people who have a mental illness, their families and/or carers

For full details, please see the attached Role Description. 

Applicant Information:

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits. Watch a short video  about what salary packaging is.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and Immunisation compliance as indicated on the Role description.

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job ref: 839284

Want to Know More?

Name: Louise Hann                                                                  Telephone: (08) 7425 8500

Email: [email protected] 

Application Closing Date:

11.55 pm Friday 18 August 2023




SA Health - Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

Job Salary

Part time