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Occupational Therapist/Psychologist/Social Worker (Mental Health - Acute Care Team) - Expression of Interest

Southport and Robina

Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker? Are you eager to work in your field with a group of dedicated peers? But is the type of position you're looking for not currently advertised? If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your Expression of Interest for future positions within the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Mental Health Clinicians
Classification HP3
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/GCTP399860
Closing date 30-Jun-2030
Job duration
Contact person Nicki Filauer
Contact details (07) 5687 9600
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The Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) Acute Care Team (ACT) is a specialised mental health service that seeks to deliver care and support that respects the individual's rights, preserves their dignity, and promotes recovery and inclusion. ACT operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day across a variety of settings, on a continuous roster within the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service. 

The Acute Care Team are looking for interest from allied health practitioners that share this passion and would love the opportunity to work in the team at GCHHS. 

Key functions of the role:

  • Provide comprehensive care to consumers with an acute mental health issue including mental health risk assessment and risk management plans
  • Coordinate the treatment planning, interventions, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs and support services
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with consumers and their family/carers in cooperation with other care providers
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team

Our Acute Care Team Clinical Nurse positions are located across Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital.

If deemed suitable, your details will remain in the Acute Care Team Talent Pool and you may be contacted at the time an opportunity arises matching your skills and location preferences.

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Social Work
  • AHPRA Registration (Occupational Therapy or Psychology) 
  • Working with Children Check (Social Worker only)
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Hepatitis B 
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclose
  • Criminal History Screening will be required for new employees (GCH will cover cost)


  • Staff benefit from not only being located on the desirable Gold Coast, but having the ability to work within our modern facilities
  • GCHHS is passionate about achieving and maintaining a positive culture and encourage employees to drive this with us
  • GCHHS promotes inclusion and flexibility for our workforce
  • Career Development and leadership development opportunities are available to all
  • Staff have access to Salary Packaging, up to 12.75% super and 17.5% leave loading

Please note:

  • Submission of this EOI is not a guarantee that you will be offered employment with Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
  • By submitting an EOI, you will not automatically be considered for advertised vacancies. If you wish to be considered for a specific advertised vacancy, please ensure you submit your application for the relevant vacancy via SmartJobs

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