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FWLHD Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinician

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Psychologist
Remuneration: $67889 - $100914 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ191998
Location: Broken Hill (see this link for local information)

What you'll be doing
Provide community based assessment, intervention, counselling and therapeutic support of children and young people aged up to 18 years with mental health problems.

What We Can Offer You
Working for the Far West NSW LHD may come with the following benefits:

5 weeks paid annual leave per year
Paid clinical supervision on top of the generous salary
Isolation and climate allowance
Salary sacrificing and packaging
Car leases and free parking at all facilities
Support through advanced education and training
Annual innovation and staff excellence awards
Get Healthy Program
A comfortable country lifestyle that supports balance and wellbeing

About Broken Hill
Often referred to as the “Capital of the Outback”, Broken Hill is an iconic mining town in far west NSW full of spirit, history, diversity and character. It was Australia’s first city to be Nationally Heritage listed and has a bunch of natural and man-made attractions to explore from the Sculpture Symposium to the oldest regional gallery in NSW.

It really is a remote town like no other with a thriving night life as well as the fabulous annual Broken Heel Festival featuring performances from Australia’s best drag queens and showgirls. Far away from the light pollution of the big cities, Broken Hill is an ideal location for star gazing. It also has a number of lookouts that are perfect for indulging in spectacular sunsets over the vast, flat landscape. 
With just a short 1hr15m flight from Adelaide, a 2hr flight from Melbourne or a 2hr30m flight from Sydney, Broken Hill provides a truly unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else.
Check out this video to see it for yourself:

Selection Criteria

Degree in either Psychology (4 year), Social Work, Health Science (Mental Health) or Nursing with registration/membership (or eligibility) of relevant professional association/board.
Minimum 3 years experience in the mental health assessment, management and provision of therapeutic interventions including group work with children and young people, their families and carers in a community setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and application of the NSW Mental Health Act and the NSW Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a sole practitioner and as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering mental health services to children and young people, families and carers.
Demonstrated organisational, communication (both written and verbal) and intermediate level computer skills.
Current license to drive in NSW and the willingness to travel within the District, with the possibility of overnight stays.

About The Far West LHD
The Far West Local Health District makes up the western-most District in NSW, sharing its borders with South Australia, Queensland and Victoria. Far West LHD provides primary care to an estimated resident population of 30,000, employing over 800 staff across 9 facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia.  
To promote our vision of “excellence in rural and remote health”, Far West LHD upholds its CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect, and Empowerment.

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For role related queries or questions contact Murphy Barker on
Applications Close: 25/10/2020
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