Overview

Western NSW Local Health District

Join our dedicated and professional Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Team at Dubbo and make a positive change to the health of our community.

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

Employment TypeTemporary Full Time (up to 15 Feb 2022 – job share may be considered)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse; Occupational Therapist Level 1/2 ; Social Worker Level 1/2 ; Welfare Officer (incl. Djirruwang Graduate) Level 1/2 ; Psychologist
Remuneration: $64,377.92 – $101,217.00 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Location:
Dubbo, NSW

Mental Health Clinician – Infant, Child, Youth & Family (ICYF)
Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services, Dubbo

 

About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity for a Child and Adolescent mental health clinician to join a multidisciplinary mental health team in rural NSW.  This position will provide quality mental health care to children, young people and their families.

There is a requirement for this position to travel to provide outreach services to surrounding towns for the purpose of service provision.

Clinical support is provided by clinical lead based in Dubbo, as well as through psychiatry support.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Where you’ll be working:  
Dubbo is a major regional city with a population of around 40,000 people, situated on the beautiful Macquarie River, 420 kilometres north-west of Sydney. It is a progressive city with a thriving town centre. There are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard and many regional towns. Known as the cosmopolitan heart of New South Wales, Dubbo has great shopping and sporting facilities and provides a perfect base from which to explore the eastern interior of our beautiful state.

About us:
WNSWLHD 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.

Watch our video to find out what it is like to work with the Western NSW Local Heath District:-

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 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 Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Candidates should note we are unable to sponsor working visas for this position.

Applications will close 3 Aug 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Leif Carroll on (02) 6881 4000 or leif.carroll@health.nsw.gov.au

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.