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Clinical Nurse

Continuing Care Team, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.


Child and Youth Mental Health are looking for a Clinical Nurse to join the Continuing Care Team.  Join this unique service providing support and intervention to care for children and young people (aged up to 18 years) within an integrated child and youth mental health service. Ongoing specialised professional development is on offer.


About the unit

Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) is a free, confidential service provided by Gold Coast Health. Our service is available to children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families who live in the Gold Coast region. Our clinics offer multi-disciplinary teams who are experienced in understanding and working with the emotional, psychological and behavioural problems facing children, young people and their families. Our treating population is highly diverse and mobile.


The Continuing Care Team (CCT) works with children, young people (aged up to 18 years) and their families on an ongoing basis.  The CCT is a multidisciplinary team who are experienced in understanding and working with children and young people with severe and complex mental health concerns by working with the family and broader systems. 


About the role

This clinical nurse role will manage a case load of clients and their families whilst also providing discipline specific support and interventions to other children and young people within the clinic. 


Requirements of the role -

  • Credentialing for practice with the Australian College of Mental Health nurses is highly desirable, or commitment to achieving credentialing within the first 6 months of employment
  • Post graduate or equivalent mental health qualification
  • Recognition as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 is desirable
  • This position works on a cyclic roster Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.00pm
  • This position requires operation of a class C motor vehicle, and an appropriate licence is required


On offer

  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 to $94,010
  • Up to 12.75% employer super contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities

Job Ad reference: GC277104

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th July 2018

NO third party applications will be accepted



Enquiries: Vivienne Braddock (07) 5687 9225.

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th July 2018.

Date Posted
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Maudsland, QLD 4210
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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