Mental Health Clinician (Health Practitioner or Clinical Nurse) - Child and Youth Mental Health Service

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Role details

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service at the Mackay Community Health Centre is seeking applications for a Mental Health Clinician to join their team on a permanent basis.

How to apply and for mandatory requirements regarding this role, please refer to the attached Role Description.

Your opportunity

  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to provide mental health case-management services to clients with a chronic and/or severe mental illness. Case-management will include assessment, intervention and treatment as well as group work as required, in accordance with professional standards and legislation (Mental Health Act 2016; State and National plans and polices).
  • Work collaboratively with consumers and multidisciplinary professionals to provide clinical care and a therapeutic environment conducive to the dignity and well-being of consumers and carers within the integrated Mental Health Service (IMHS).

About the Team

The Mental Health and AOD Service is comprised of eight clinical teams across the MHHS. The Mental Health Service is responsible for the provision of comprehensive, specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum for people with severe and complex mental health problems. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented and are provided in a variety of settings including community, an acute inpatient unit, hospitals and emergency departments.

About our Hospital and Health Service

Mackay Hospital and Health Service ( )has 6 hospitals, 2 multi-purpose health services and 4 community health centres that employ more than 3,700 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Some of our great benefits on offer

  • Competitive wages, salary packaging and leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A diverse work culture
  • Career development
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Education opportunities, Study and Research
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Fitness Passport

Workforce attraction incentive scheme

You may be eligible to receive the Incentive Scheme 1, the scheme is available to health workers that relocate from interstate or international to come work within our team may receive up to $20,000 in incentive payments under theĀ Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme (conditions apply). ( )

11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Mackay region
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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