NSW Government

This position may receive Attraction and Relocation Incentives valued up to $10k, with a Rural & Regional Health Allowance (taxable) of $5k upon a qualifying period. For further information please contact our Incentives Coordinator on:

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $109,945.46 – $113,556.22 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Acute & Continuing Care Team (ACCT) / Community Forensic Team – $10k plus $5k Incentives Offered

Mental Health Drug & Alcohol – Bloomfield

About the role:
The Acute & Continuing Care team (ACCT) provide mental health support for adults (18-64) who are experiencing a mental illness.

The recovery-oriented approach is person centred, trauma informed and involves partnering with general health providers and agencies that can offer clients community living supports such as housing, disability services, vocational, social and educational opportunities.

The ACCT team provide inreach and support (the LikeMind Model of Care) which is an innovative mental health service providing a one stop hub and support for people experiencing a mental illness.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26 – affirmative action will be applied to employment of eligible persons. For more information, visit . All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position.

Where you’ll be working:
The Orange Region has something for everyone at every stage in life. The region has become the destination of choice for tree-changers looking to swap busy city lifestyles for an authentic life balance. Its also very affordable to live here, so there is more to spend on the things you love!

The region boasts easy access to modern city infrastructure (home to 41000 residents), services and culture, pristine natural environment and an unspoilt natural beauty in the landscape which enjoys four distinct seasons in the year. The calendar of cultural, food and arts events is full, and being a safe and secure place to live, it’s a great place to raise a family as part of a friendly community. Regular flights to Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne leave each week and it’s just over a 3 hour drive to Sydney or Canberra.

In Orange you can enjoy life without the challenges of metropolitan living.

About us:
is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

· Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.

· Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.

· Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.

· Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.

· Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.

· Access to to save on tax, Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit .

Applications will close 10 Dec 2023 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Desiree Harper on (02) 6369 2030 or

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to provide a record of their COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role or have an approved medical contraindication certificate.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.