Mental Health Clinician – Tweed SPOT Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time
Position Classification: Mental Health Professionals
Remuneration: 71240 – 105895
Hours Per Week: 30
Requisition ID: REQ414477
If you have:

A Relevant qualification in Bachelor of Occupational Therapy registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant qualification in Social Work with eligibility for membership to Australian Association of Social Workers OR Registered with AHPRA and full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia OR Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) and at least 3 years’ full time equivalent clinical experience in the management of clients with mental health conditions; with a post graduate qualification in a specialty related to mental health nursing

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.

What you’ll be doing
The Suicide Prevention Outreach Team (SPOT) is a NSW Health initiative that aims to reduce deaths by suicide and suicide attempts. The team will engage people experiencing suicidal distress in the community setting with their existing supports, where safe to do so and work collaboratively and in conjunction with the other Towards Zero Suicides in Care initiatives in the Local Health District (LHD) within the context of a Just and Restorative Culture.

The Clinician will work in a team of two with a Peer Worker and provide holistic recovery oriented, trauma informed and evidence based rapid crisis support to people experiencing suicidality. This may include crisis response with internal or external agencies.

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

Applications Close: 16th August 2023



Northern NSW Local Health District

Job Salary

Part time