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Senior Specialist Mental Health Worker - Child and Youth - Alice Springs

NT Government

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.


Professional 3 - Remuneration Package Range $122,773 - $137,307 (comprising salary $106,568 - $119,351, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

In addition to the above package; salary sacrifice provisions and relocation assistance applies.

  • Child and Youth Mental Health Service
  • Central Australia Mental Health Services - Alice Springs
  • Fixed vacancy for 12 months

An opportunity exists for a Psychologist, Social Worker, Nurse or Occupational Therapist to fill the position of Senior Specialist Mental Health Worker Child and Youth, Mental Health, Central Australia Health Service (CAHS).

We are looking for someone with experience in Mental Health. The Senior Specialist Mental Health Worker is responsible for the provision of high quality mental health services to children and young people who have a mental illness.

CAHS delivers public mental health services through a number of interdependent specialist multi-disciplinary mental health teams based in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. This is a unique and rare opportunity in a highly-interested field within a positive and supportive team environment.

For further information please contact Sarah Mackenzie Dodds on 08 8951 5961 or email sarah.mackenziedodds@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Senior Specialist Mental Health Worker - Child and Youth enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Quote vacancy number: 29308


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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