Team Leader Older Persons Mental Health Central Coast Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Contract End Date March 2024 – Contract Extensions may be a possibility)
Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 4
Remuneration: Dependent Upon Qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ429735


Our Purpose is to enhance the health and wellbeing of our community. We aim for our health services to be accessible, high quality and integrated. We are currently looking for an Older Persons Mental Health Team Leader to join our supportive team on the Central Coast. This is the perfect role for you if you are interested in for work/life balance, career enhancement and to be in a role that is rewarding and helping the community.


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

What We Offer

  • Fleet cars available to use when traveling to sites away from the office
  • Work for the largest employer on the Central Coast
  • Full-time employees receive an Additional Day Off (ADO) through our ADO policy
  • Full Salary Packaging services are provided 
  • 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 an unrestricted drivers licence and happy to travel across the Central Coast 
  • You have experience working with consumers and carers experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues
  • You are experienced working with consumers and carers over the age of 65 and hold an understanding of mental health issues they may be experiencing
  • Must have a desire to excel with your positive outlook and empathy for patients and their families/carers

This role is suitable for: 

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist Level 4
  • Social Worker Level 4
  • Nurse Unit Manager Level 1
  • Midwifery Unit Manager Level 1


Where You’ll Be Working

The Specialist Mental Health Service for Older Persons (SMHSOP) team provides community mental health services to persons over the age of 65 years living within the community setting including residential aged care facilities, located at 4 Watt Street, Gosford.

The primary role of the SMHSOP Team Leader/Care Coordinator is to work as part of a team that provides individual case management, family/carer interventions, recovery interventions as well as group programs. This position will also support a team of 10 clinical staff members.

As the leading healthcare provider in the region, Central Coast Local Health District is well known for its cutting-edge patient care and exceptional community services. CCLHD provides the community with a caring, comprehensive and patient-centred environment dedicated to improving the patient journey.

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For role related queries or questions contact Simon Hill

Phone:  4320 2661

Email:  [email protected]

Applications Close: Sunday, 10 September 2023 at 11.59pm

You are encouraged to complete applications on a weekday 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