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Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Specialist


Posted: 10 Jan 2022

Location: Top End NT

Katherine Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service are looking for a Specialist to join our small community Mental Health AOD Team based in Katherine.

  • Kather­ine Men­tal Health and Alco­hol and Oth­er Drugs Service
  • Pro­fes­sion­al 2 (Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $100,030 — $119,644
  • Fixed for 12 months in Katherine

Health Careers & Oppor­tu­ni­ties in the North­ern Territory.

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.

Top End Health Service

Pro­fes­sion­al 2 — Remu­ner­a­tion Pack­age Range $100,030 — $119,644

Com­pris­ing salary $86,204 — $103,377 super­an­nu­a­tion, leave load­ing and the val­ue of 2 weeks extra recre­ation leave

Kather­ine Men­tal Health and Alco­hol and Oth­er Drugs Service


Full Time – Fixed for 12 months

Kather­ine Men­tal Health & Alco­hol and Oth­er Drugs Ser­vice are look­ing for a Spe­cial­ist to join our small com­mu­ni­ty Men­tal Health AOD Team based in Katherine. 

Work­ing as a part of the mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary health team, and pri­mar­i­ly in an after-hours capac­i­ty, the role will engage in the pro­vi­sion of men­tal health/​AOD triage assess­ment and treat­ment of clients in the Kather­ine hos­pi­tal emer­gency depart­ment as part of the com­mu­ni­ty men­tal health/​AOD team. The role will encom­pass cri­sis man­age­ment, short term brief inter­ven­tion using a recov­ery based frame­work, and refer­rals to oth­er health­care pro­fes­sion­als for fol­low-up treatment.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please con­tact Jane Hair, Man­ag­er on 08 8973 8724 or KatherineMHS.​DOH@​nt.​gov.​au

Quote vacan­cy number: 70220025 

Clos­ing date: 23/01/2022

Infor­ma­tion for Appli­cants:

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 https://​jobs​.nt​.gov​.au/​H​o​m​e​/​J​o​b​D​e​t​a​i​l​s​?​r​t​f​I​d​=​230818

Infor­ma­tion on the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry and its great lifestyle is avail­able at www​.aus​tralias​north​ern​ter​ri​to​ry​.com​.au

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 @ https://​forms​.pfes​.nt​.gov​.au/​s​afent) and under­go a crim­i­nal his­to­ry check. A crim­i­nal his­to­ry will not exclude an appli­cant from this posi­tion unless it is a rel­e­vant crim­i­nal history.

Depart­ment of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Note: All NTPS employ­ees are required to pro­vide evi­dence of hav­ing com­plet­ed two COVID-19 vac­ci­na­tions or in cer­tain cir­cum­stances a med­ical exemption.

Pic­ture your life out here – www​.OurLife​OutHere​.nt​.gov​.au