Safeguards Mental Health Clinician (CAMHS) Central Coast Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 3
Remuneration: Depending Upon Qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ425140

This recruitment may be used to fill future positions via an eligibility list for permanent, full time, part time, temporary and casual positions.

Our Purpose is to enhance the health and well being of our community. We aim for our health services to be accessible, high quality and integrated. We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Mental Health Clinician to join our Safeguards Child and Adolescent Mental Health Response Team located at the Tuggerah Business Park.


What we Offer

  • Work for the largest employer on the Central Coast
  • Full-time employees receive an Additional Day Off (ADO) through our ADO policy and 17.5% Leave Loading on Full Time positions.
  • Full Salary Packaging services are provided – which means you save more tax.
  • Discounted Fitness Passport to balance your wellbeing.
  • Professional Development through access to experienced and quality leadership.
  • Social Club.
  • Access to Wellbeing programs and support through our Employee Assistance Program.


About You 

  • You have a current unrestricted drivers licence 
  • You have a Minimum Tertiary Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Occupational Therapy with AHPRA registration or Social Work with AASW membership or Counselling or Community Welfare, with three years post graduate experience in mental health; OR Master’s Degree Clinical Psychology with endorsement to practice as a Clinical  Psychologist with AHPRA OR Tertiary Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Inc. Div. 1 AHPRA registration) with relevant post grad qualifications.
  • You have post graduate experience working within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health service or Mental Health Service.
  • You have experience in collaborative partnerships with Government organisations and Community managed Organisations.


This position is graded for the following:

  • Occupational Therapist Level 3
  • Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Senior Psychologist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
  • Clinical Midwife Specialist Grade 2
  • Social Worker Level 3
  • Welfare Officer Level 3
  • Counsellor Level 3


About the Role

The role sits within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and provides assertive outreach and intensive case management, specifically aimed at engaging young people aged 0 to 17 years experiencing acute mental health distress.

You will be working Monday to Friday between 12:00-20:30, Saturday and Sunday between 09:30-18:00 on a 7 day rotating roster.

As the leading healthcare provider in the region, Central Coast Local Health District is well known for its dedication to high quality patient care and community services. CCLHD provides the community of the Central Coast with a caring environment dedicated to improving the patient journey.

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Please note that all NSW Health workers are now required to have received 3 doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.


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For role related queries or questions contact Catherine Merillo

Phone:  02 4304 7828

Email:   [email protected]

Applications Close: Thursday 24 August at 11:59 pm 2023

You are encouraged to complete applications on a week day where Technical Support is available Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm by phoning ROB Help Desk on 1300 679 367



Central Coast Local Health District

Job Salary

Full time