Nurse clinical specialist


  • Mental Health Barkly Region
  • Nurse 4 - Remuneration Package Range $127,119 - $136,452
  • Ongoing in Tennant Creek

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory.

About the organisation

Mental Health Central Australia and Barkly Regions delivers public mental health services through a number of interdependent specialist multi-disciplinary mental health teams based in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. As a part of a multidisciplinary team ensure quality provisions of mental health care in a culturally safe and effective manner.

Overview of the role

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Nurse 4 - Remuneration Package Range $127,119 - $136,452
(Comprising salary $109,921 - $118,093, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition to above Package Range; professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply
Barkly Mental Health – Tennant Creek - Ongoing Vacancy

About the role

An opportunity exists for a Nurse to fill the position of Nurse Clinical Specialist, Barkly Mental Health Team.

We are looking for someone with experience in Mental Health. The clinician will undertake a Case Management role in a multidisciplinary team utilising prior extensive experience in mental health community settings to conduct a range of assessments and provide therapeutic interventions and education on mental health issues to clients and family members. The role requires a strong cultural safety framework, a commitment to evidence based practice and experience working as an autonomous practitioner.

Application information

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit
Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

NTPS employees subject to CHO Directions No. 41 of 2022 requires workers in high risk places to have received their third dose (booster) by 11 March 2022 and CHO Directions 52/2022 now requires remaining employees to have received their third dose (booster) by 22 April 2022 (except where a medical exemption is granted). 

Close date: 12 July 2022

Point of contact: 

Nicole Lilburn

(08) 8962 4561


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