First listed on: 12 October 2020

Case Manager, Older Persons Mental Health - Grafton MHS

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Case Manager, Older Persons Mental Health - Grafton MHS
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ190320

What you'll be doing

As part of the Specialist Older Persons Mental Health Service this role provides community-based intervention and consultation for older people who have mental health problems, or who may be at high risk of developing mental health problems. This service also provides intervention and consultation for Residential Aged Care Facilities.  

Why you should consider applying

We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.

Where you’ll be working

The Clarence River provides the lifeblood of this picturesque region, connecting the regional centre of Grafton with the historic township of Maclean and the stunning seaside towns of Iluka and Yamba. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing tree-change, a family destination or an adventure, the Clarence Valley has something to suit every lifestyle.

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see

A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit for more information.

  1. Recognized and accredited tertiary qualification and registration with the relevant board or eligibility for membership of the relevant association, in one of the following disciplines: social work, psychology, occupational therapy or nursing.
  2. Demonstrated experience in the provision of mental services in a community setting.
  3. Demonstrated experience in the specialist field of psychogeriatric including dementias and the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.
  4. Demonstrated clinical problem-solving skills, current clinical knowledge, the ability to work with complex presentations and as an independent clinician
  5. Knowledge of aged care services available both in NSW and Queensland as this role may have some cross border interactions.
  6. Computer literacy in Outlook, word processing and Electronic Medical Records.
  7. Understanding of WHS & Risk Management, Continuous Quality Improvement principles and ethical practices.
  8. Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment.

Need more information?
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Applications Close: 20 October 2020

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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