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Position Details
Reference Number 67049
Position Title Clinical Leader Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Far West Local Health District
Geographical Location Broken Hill, Dareton
Award Classification Dependent on qualifications
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

 The position of Clinical Leader Specialist Mental Health Services for Older People offers the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and expanding program, guided by the NSW Service Plan for SMHSOP 2005-2015


This position is Permanent Full-Time, classified According to Qualifications.

Selection Criteria Demonstrated significant experience providing specialist mental health interventions to older people with mental illness/mental disorder issues and/or drug and alcohol issues.

Relevant tertiary qualifications in health or welfare related field and current registration with the relevant professional body (as appropriate).

Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary Mental Health initiatives and aged care interventions at a state and national level including knowledge of the Behavioural Assessment and Intervention Service model.

Demonstrated effective communication and negotiation skills, written and verbal, and understanding and experience of skilled partnership work.

Proven ability in strategic planning, policy development, service delivery, and evaluation with respect to Mental Health and/or Drug and Alcohol Services for older people.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply the NSW Mental Health Act (2007).

Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to evaluate individual and/or team performance.

Current licence to drive in NSW.
Contact Person Susan Daly
Contact Number 0880801572
Contact Email sdaly@gwahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 28/07/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view