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Mental Health Clinician (Acute Care Service) Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Nursing   North West Qld   3 views
Job Details

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) ( )

  • Unique locations
  • Friendly communities
  • Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives

The purpose of the Acute Care Service includes being the entry point of contact for acute mental health assessment, intake, substance abuse and acute community follow up.

This role will make a difference and act as the service point of contact for acute substance misuse, mental health assessment, intake and acute community mental health home care follow up.

Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) status, or working towards same, as required under the Mental Health Act 2016.

The successful applicant may be required to work alone within a consult liaison capacity in the hospital Emergency Department and wards.

Applications are sought from Clinical Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work! ( )

About the benefits

Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff.

We offer `hands-on' experience and support employees who want to enjoy a variety of lifestyle, diversity of clinical experience and unique locations.

To attract top tier candidates we provide generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include:

Base salary range between $100,786 and $107,918 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 - Band 1)

Base salary range between $70,958 and $104,295 p.a. (HP3)

  • Category B Rural and Remote Allowance for Health Practitioners $231.94 p.f. (full-time)
  • Category B Professional Development Allowance of $3,047 p.a. (paid fortnightly) and up to 3 days p.a. PD leave

Permanent full-time role, 76 hrs p.f.

Find out more about working with us. ( )


  • Proof of qualification is required along with current registration with AHPRA or eligibility for professional association.
  • Criminal History checks (all applicants) and Working with Children (Social Workers only) will be undertaken for the successful applicant.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role and may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis and COVID-19.
  • A 6-month period of probation may apply.


Contact: Marlene Spanner on 07 4744 7103.

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 20/02/2023.

Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.