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Mental Health Clinician - Adult Mental Health Care Centre - Darwin

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society

Neami National has partnered with the Larrakia Nation to deliver a new Adult Mental Health Centre (AMHC) in Darwin, Northern Territory.

The Darwin AMHC will provide an entry point for adults experiencing distress or crisis, including those at heightened risk of suicide. People engaged with the service will have access to short to medium term targeted care and support, psychoeducation, and support to access other relevant services.

Service delivery will reflect principals of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Oriented practices and be guided by an extensive co-design processes.

The AMHC will adhere to the principles of the Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Declaration and will work with our partners, the Larrakia Nation in the development and delivery of services to ensure culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About the role:

  • Draw on your discipline specific skills to provide high quality interventions aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing outcomes for consumers accessing the AMHC
  • Focus on clinical assessment, collaborative care planning and navigating consumers to access holistic and integrated care

You will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical staff and psychosocial, staff and will work closely with the AMHC’s leadership team to support and maintain a positive culture, to motivate high performance and to support continuous quality improvement.

Additional information

  • Part Time (0.4FTE), Maximum term contract until 30 June 2023
  • Located at the Adult Mental Health Centre in Casaurina, Darwin, Northern Territory
  • HPSS Level 2 (Above Award salary with generous salary packaging and NFP)
  • 7 day a week shift work including morning, evening and weekend shifts

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Qualified in one of the following disciplines: Social Worker, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist
  • Current annual practicing certificate from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or a Social Worker with eligibility to register with the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Criminal record check required before commencement of employment

Why work with us?

Neami is a values-based organisation, known for its excellence in providing highly skilled evidence based therapeutic services to people with a range of mental health issues. It offers staff members a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Working in a diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Working in an environment which provides for significant collegial support
  • Provision of regular reflective Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Joe Petrucci, Regional Manager – Northern Territory and North Queensland: joe.petrucci@neaminational.org.au, using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Adult Mental Health Care Centre - Darwin enquiry via EthicalJobs or

Mobile: 0429 437 495

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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