Virtual Senior Mental Health Clinician (CNS2, OT/ SW Lvl 3, Senior Psych) – Maca South Western Sydney Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent /Temporary Full Time or Part Time
Macarthur Mental Health Centre
Position Classification:
Social Worker Level 3, Occupational therapist Level 3, Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2, Senior Psychologist 

Social worker level 3 – $53.00 – $54.77 per hour
Occupational therapist level 3 – $53.00 – $54.77 per hour
Clinical nurse specialist grade 2 – $52.70 – $55.06 per hour
Senior Psychologist – $56.32 – $61.17 per hour

Requisition ID: REQ418422
Application Close Date:
Interview Date Range
: 09/08/2023 – 16/08/2023
Contact Details:  David Wilson – 0439 791 624 | [email protected]



About the Opportunity
Our team is seeking a self-motivated Senior Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist – permanent residents, as well as temporary visa holders, are encouraged to apply!

Our new Virtual clinician has the exciting opportunity to work and gain experience across all community Mental Health teams in assisting clinicians in delivering virtual mental health services to consumers.

Does it excite you to perform a role where you would:

  • Promote, support and evaluate the ongoing use of virtual care
  • Provide training and support to clinicians, consumers and other stakeholders in using virtual care systems including Teams, PEXIP and MyVirtual Care.
  • Provide clinical care to consumers who are identified as benefitting from virtual care provision eg consumers in supported accommodation.
  • Present virtual care in mental health in a variety of forums eg symposiums which support the promotion of virtual care and contribute to the body of knowledge regarding virtual care.
  • Review and further develop the SWSLHD Mental Health Virtual Care Implementation Plan.

Do you enjoy a challenge and want to be part of a significant improvement in the delivery of mental health services in the community?

This position suits someone looking for full time weekday work, or part time work 20 hours per week. Our office is in the Campbelltown CBD, close to free public parking and transport.

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


What you’ll be doing
As a senior clinician provide leadership, mentorship and supervision, to ensure the delivery of evidence-based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment within a multi-disciplinary team. Carry a clinical caseload, appropriate to the needs of the service.


Where You’ll Be Working
South Western Sydney is rapidly growing and is a great place for young people and families to build a life. We are close to public transport, a short drive to the beach and the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains and Royal National Park.

The area is growing exponentially with many major shopping centers, great entertainment venues and the development of Sydney’s new airport all located within minutes of new housing estates.

As part of the greater Sydney area, we have bustling metropolitan hubs as well as areas that maintain their rural heritage. It is an incredible place to explore with adventure or relaxation are at your fingertips.



How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Relevant qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or qualified Social Worker eligible for registration with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Additional requirements apply for classifications Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 and Senior Psychologist: A Senior Psychologist must obtain a minimum of 9 years experience working as a Psychologist. Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 must obtain a post graduate qualification and minimum of 3 years experience working in the relevant field.
  2. Demonstrated experience providing advanced evidence based, strengths focused, recovery orientated assessment and treatment for consumers of the mental health service.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and practice of consumer’s families and natural supports participating within the treatment process, as appropriate and in accordance with the NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
  4. Demonstrated skills in leadership and clinical supervision, within a multi-disciplinary treatment setting.
  5. Effective interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and personal resilience.
  6. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and competence in the use of information technology systems.
  7. Demonstrated leadership in the planning, implementation and evaluation of local service delivery incorporating the quality improvement process.
  8. Ability to work independently and in consultation with the multidisciplinary team.
  9. Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

Additional Information


Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on [email protected]  


Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.


Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.


Transforming Your Experience
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.





South Western Sydney Local Health District

Job Salary

Part time