Older Persons Mental Health Clinician

Where you’ll be working
At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

Cooma
Cooma –the largest town in the Snowy Mountains, with bushwalking, mountain biking, horse-riding, fishing and white-water rafting all on the door-step of the ski-fields. The wilderness experiences are unforgettable, with Australia’s highest peak in Kosciuszko National Park. It’s just over 60 minutes’ drive to Canberra and 80 minutes to Merimbula the gateway of the beautiful Sapphire Coast.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to – and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.

What you’ll be doing
The Community Mental Health Clinician provides recovery focused clinical services including assessment, care coordination, intervention, liaison and review as part of a multidisciplinary team for older people who are referred to the service with a mental illness, mental disorder or moderate-severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.

 


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