Ready to start your career in mental health?

Would you like to work in a rewarding job where you're helping people to reach their full potential and enjoy a healthy and fulfilling life?

A career in mental health can offer you that, and so much more!

From those who are living with anxiety or depression, to people of all ages and stages of life with mental health conditions that affect their ability to function day to day in a positive way and those who need support to cope with loss or grief or are struggling to overcome addiction or a difficult or challenging situation, there's a wide range of support needed and many opportunities for you to make a difference. You could be working directly with individuals or families, providing support services in the community, be part of a team in a mental healthcare setting, providing counselling or social work services, or supporting recovery — to name just a few.

Whether you're looking for an entry-level job or making a career change, you're entering a field with fantastic opportunities that can offer you a highly rewarding and stable career. We have all the information you need to know — what jobs are available in the mental health sector, what type of work you could be doing, what training you'll need, and how to get the jobs!

It's all here on the new Mental health page of the Jobs and Skills website

Page last updated October 07, 2022