Community Mental Health Team Clinical Leader - Griffith


Barangaroo, NSW

Posted 4/8/2021

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Remuneration: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Hours per Week: 19
Requisition IDREQ224199

Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 22 April 2021
** This is a multidisciplinary role **

If you value an environment that will both challenge and reward you, then come and work with us at Griffith!

Where you will be working

Griffith Base Hospital is a 119 bed facility with 100 hospital care beds and 10 maternity beds. Each year we support approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 600 births.

Griffith Base Hospital provides and a 24 hour Emergency Department (ED) with 15 ED spaces. The ED is supported by an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and also equipped with telehealth cameras to connect the team in Griffith with specialists across the NSW Critical Care Advisory Service.

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About the Opportunity

Provision of expert clinical services across the lifespan, clinical governance and support to clinicians. The position is responsible for leading and maintaining clinical governance within the Community Mental Health team under the overall auspice of the Team Manager. 

The position provides high quality, evidence based mental health care to consumers, their families and carers. This will include:

  • Working collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Providing clinical expertise and leadership within a recovery framework.
  • Facilitating and directly providing clinical supervision for Mental Health Clinicians.
  • Providing education for clinicians and other parties as appropriate in relation to mental health.
  • Developing and participating in quality activities and their evaluation and research appropriate to the role and service directions.
  • Supporting the continued implementation and compliance with the relevant Policy Directives, Guidelines and other mandatory requirements under Commonwealth and State legislation.
  • Ensuring that the physical Health care of Mental Health consumers is assessed and supported.
  • Responsibility for the implementation of the Clinical Review and Support Program within the individual Mental Health team

To learn more and review all role responsibilities, please review the Position Description. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.

Why work with MLHD?

MLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 5,000 dedicated Health Care workers across 33 hospitals and 12 primary Health Care Centres. With a dedicated focus and commitment to investing in our people, here are some of the work perks you will be eligible for when working with us:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options – with incentives to assist rural and remote locations
  • Our corporate health and fitness program - Fitness Passport
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque regional towns
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive communities with a lifestyle second to none

Please get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Jessica Van Den Clarke on, for further information.

Additional Information

  • If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009.
  • You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.


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