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Mental health careers

SA Health is looking for experienced health practitioners who are interested in a dynamic and rewarding career within mental health services. We have multiple opportunities across a range of locations and specialities. Full-time, part-time or casual roles are available.

Opportunities exist in many areas including:

  • adult services: inpatient and community  
  • adult rehabilitation services: inpatient and community centres
  • child and adolescent mental health services
  • country mental health services
  • drug and alcohol services
  • emergency services
  • forensic inpatient and community services
  • intermediate care services
  • mental health triage
  • older persons mental health services: inpatient and community
  • psychiatric intensive care.

Opportunities are available in metropolitan Adelaide and country South Australia.

Mental health professionals deliver recovery oriented services within a multi-disciplinary team.  

SA Health supports mental health professionals through access to training and development, with an emphasis on the development of a core set of skills which can be utilised in a variety of mental health care settings.

South Australia’s mental health sector provides many excellent and varied employment opportunities. This is an exciting time to be a part of the mental health workforce and participate in the development and reform of statewide mental health services; and the implementation of the stepped system of care.

Read more about South Australian mental health reform.

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