First listed on: 28 March 2023

Mental Health Clinicians (11 roles)


  • Clerk Grade 9/10 (11 roles)
  • Ongoing Full-Time
  • Wyong, Newcastle, Port Macquarie, Tweed Heads, Wollongong, Nowra, Wagga Wagga, Goulburn, Mt Druitt, Parramatta & Penrith

About us

The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.

About the role

We have an opportunity for 11 x Mental Health Clinicians to be part of our Workforce Safety, People and Capability Command.

The NSW Police Force's Workforce Safety Command is offering an exciting opportunity to 11 x Mental Health Clinicians to be part of the single most significant investment in the health, safety and wellbeing of the NSW Police workforce. These newly created positions, which will be located across the State, will enhance employee wellbeing and manage the risk of psychological harm through the provision of short-term solution-focused counselling, wellbeing services and educational programs to NSW Police Force employees. These roles will provide support in implementing relevant policies and procedures, delivering training programs, developing proactive and preventative interventions and advising Commanders on the effectiveness of these provisions in their Regions.

The Mental Health Clinicians role is to enhance employee wellbeing and manage the risk of psychological harm through the provision of mental health and organisational consultancy and counselling services to employees, supervisors and managers. The role provides support in the implementation of relevant policies and procedures; the facilitation and delivery of training programs and proactive and preventative interventions including advice to Commanders on the effectiveness of their Regions implementation of programs and systems to manage psychosocial risks. 

For more information on this role (e.g. essential requirements, key accountabilities and capabilities required for the role), click here to view the role description.

What we can offer you

At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:

  • competitive salary;
  • flexible work options;
  • opportunity to purchase leave;
  • annual leave loading;
  • corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;
  • free annual influenza vaccination;
  • salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease; and
  • convenient location for public transport and to shops etc for some of the locations listed.

How to Apply

Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.

To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.

Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) - you can bring these if called for interview.

Please address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.

Target Question 1:

Outline how you have provided support or intervention to an employee/worker who is showing signs of mental distress in the workplace.

Target Question 2:

Provide an example of a strategy or initiative you have implemented to reduce the stigma around mental illness and encourage help seeking behaviour.

Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process. 

If you require any further information about this opportunity, please contact the hiring manager Mary Noy via 0439 282 524.

To be eligible to apply for this role, you must meet one of the following statuses: 

  • an Australian Citizen;
  • a permanent resident of Australia; or
  • a New Zealand citizen.

All NSW Police Force employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid medical contraindication certificate that can be accommodated in the workplace. You are required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status (including medical contraindication) as part of your application for consideration by NSWPF.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

Our commitment to Diversity

The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.

If you identify as a person with disability and require further information on the role or you require specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the HR Diversity Team by email at

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team at

This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 18 months.

For more information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


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