clinical-supervision

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Clinical Supervision Position Statement

It is the position of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Inc that:

  • Clinical Supervision is a core component of contemporary professional mental health nursing practice and central to practicing within the ACMHN Standards of Practice for Australian Mental Health Nurses: 2010.
  • Mental health service employers positively support and actively promote demonstrably efficacious Clinical Supervision, through organisational policies, procedures and workplace culture.
  • All mental health nurses, and nurses working in mental health facilities, be fully orientated to Clinical Supervision upon entry to the mental health workforce and thereafter engage in sustained and meaningful Clinical Supervision, whatever their role and wherever they practice.
  • Supervisors access appropriate bona fide educational preparation for this role and, whether Clinical Supervision is delivered in dyads or within groups.
  • Regular systematic evaluations of the quality and efficacy of Clinical Supervision arrangements be undertaken at local service level.
  • The ACMHN undertakes to actively promote each of these positions and lobby funding agencies to consider large-scale robust programs of outcomes-related research at State and National levels, to further strengthen the evidence base of Clinical Supervision and to justify continued investment of public funds.

Endorsed by the Board of Directors

December 2011

 

Clinical Supervision Agreement

pdfACMHN Clinical Supervision Agreement

 

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Mental Health Nurse Counsellors for women in the Perinatal Period

The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses provides the following information to women seeking non-directive pregnancy counselling. The following ACMHN members are Credentialed Mental Health Nurses who have undertaken the ACMHN Perinatal Mental Health  online training program and who are registered with Medicare to provide services to women under Medicare Item Number 81010.

Under this item number, on referral from a GP, women can claim 3 sessions with a credentialed mental health nurses at a rebate of $59.85 per session.

If you would like more information about Medicare Item Number 81010, what that means for women and for mental health nurses, please click HERE.

QUEENSLAND

Sandra Chesney
Brisbane South / West
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 0458 480 855

I provide counseling for women who are concerned about a current pregnancy, or a pregnancy that occurred in the preceding 12 months. Reasons for accessing counseling maybe to explore pregnancy options; history of depression or current antenatal or postnatal depression; difficulties with transitioning to the role of a mother; previous termination, stillbirth or infant death; domestic violence during pregnancy.

VICTORIA

Eva Goes
The Gardens Medical Group, Albury, Also, in Wangaratta and Beechworth
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website : www.evagoes.com
Phone: 0439353444

I offer pregnancy counselling, taking a non judgmental approach to any of your concerns about difficult or unplanned pregnancy, grief or anxiety about termination or loss.  I am available business hours, evenings and Saturdays.

Emily Ludwick
Equine Psychotherapy Practitioner
Credentialed Mental Health Nurse
Phone: 0424 529 861
Website: www.eirlys-eap.com

NEW SOUTH WALES

Roslyn McKenzie
STAMP OUT  Suite 2, 220 The Entrance Rd, ERINA NSW 2250
Website: www.stampout.com.au
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Having worked with parents and children for many years, I have become aware of the many issues faced by women who seek pregnancy counselling. My background includes midwifery, child and adolescent health, mental health and counselling. I offer a non-biasis, non-judgemental, empathetic and supportive approach to counselling.

QUEENSLAND

Amelia McLarnon
Monsour Clinic 297 Kent Street Maryborough QLD 4650
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The Service I would love to be able to provide is one of  support acceptance in an environment which is non judgmental safe and where there is no right or wrong. Just what is beneficial to meet the needs of the women concerned. It is not just what I bring to the session, it is what the women also bring. This is an alliance where the outcome is based on what thoughts, actions, the woman is prepared to take with assistance in order to be empowered and to achieve the outcome which she desires.
This is not just for 3 sessions this would be for 9 months the duration of the pregnancy.

QUEENSLAND

Shaynee Stanyon
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 0403577266

I have extensive expereince working with woman at a university health service, community mental health and in child and youth services.

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Marion Stein
37 Hilder Street
Elderslie NSW 2570
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mobile: 0423738217

Pregnancy can be one of the most significant times in a womans life and I would like to offer my professional specialised counselling skills in the field of perinatal mental health to provide the best possible outcomes for mother and child. Please feel free to contact me with your enquiries.

QUEENSLAND

Margaret Wells
Elizabeth St Medical Centre, Elizabeth Street, Acacia Ridge in Brisbane.
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I provide women and their partners with the space to be heard and valued within a health care setting.  I seek to provide women and their partners with the experience of considering a broad range of options relating to pregnancy to enable them to make an informed decision.  My practice is respectful of the individual's right to make an informed decision and to be supported in that decision making.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service
156 Wittenoom Street East Perth 6004
Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Sarah Dickinson

Southern Independent Nursing Consultants
Shellharbour Psychological Medicine
13/75 Cygnet Avenue Shellharbour City 2529
Ph:42953600
Fax:42953644
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We provide counselling services to women that is objective, impartial and empathetic. We support our clients in discussing their feelings toward a current pregnancy or a pregnancy that occurred in the preceding 12 months. The session also aims to provide, on request, unbiased, evidence-based information about all options and services available to the woman. Sessions are covered by medicare and carried out in a comfortable and private environment.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Julie Wilson
Mobile: 0415533052
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Julie is a qualified counsellor including non-directive pregnancy counselling.
She has extensive trainings in psychotherapy. She currently works as a Credentialled Mental Health Nurse with General Practitioners in Newcastle. She is respectful and empathic to those seeking counselling and works to strengthen women through their journey and  their personal decisions.

VICTORIA

Faith Ember
Mobile: 0438799803
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I completed the Non-Directive Pregnancy Counselling Course and also provide Counselling in Sexual Health - I have been a telephone counsellor for the HIV and Hepatitis Help Line and am happy to engage with clients who need support on the phone. I employ motivational interviewing techniques and am qualified in CBT.  The of use DBT and education in mindfulness strategies are effective in supporting change, particularly so in enabling coping during  a psychotherapeutic relationship.

I am currently working in the Yarra Valley with Blue Horizon Clinic and am hoping to establish myself privately in the Eastern Suburbs - Warrandyte. Ringwood, Mitcham and Doncaster.
I can be contacted through Blue Horizon - 03 59672335

 

 

NEW SOUTH WALES

Cate Clark   MHN
Suite 102  526 Swift Street, Albury
P O Box 7116 East Albury  2640
Phone:  0260 411 913
Mobile:  0428 411 906
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I am particularly interested in providing counselling to those women who would otherwise find it difficult to access confidential, independent counselling.

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Dr Jenny Fothergill RN. MHN
The Seal Wellness Clinic
13 Theodore St
Curtin, Canberra 2600
(02) 62558770
0427866430

The Seal Wellness Clinic offers a service for women who require counselling around pregnancy
and post pregnancy or for women struggling with any issue.  It is run by a dedicated and experienced
Advanced Mental Health Nurse who has a real interest in helping women.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Peta Marks MHN
Suite 1, 95 Molesworth St, Lismore
PO Box 961 Lismore NSW 2480
Phone: 0425 253 685
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I provide private and confidential consultations to women who are pregnant or in the post-partum period and who need to talk through the issues that are worrying them.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Christine Mangioni
Suite 17b, 818 Pittwater Road, Dee Why  NSW  2099
Phone: 0402 354 605
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In my practice i provide Non Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling in a confidential, respectful and sensitive way to assist woment, men or couples to explore the options and issues that may arise associated with an unintended pregnancy including;
-  Current decision making re pregnancy
-  Issues of grief and loss re previous termination of pregnancy, miscarriage or still birth
-  Issues arising in the post partum period

NEW SOUTH WALES

Julie Fletcher
Lilyfield
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Phone: 0412 810 188

I am a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse and a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist with extensive experience in Women's Health.  I aim to provide an empathetic and respectful space for Women and their partners to explore options and facilitate decision making. Sessions are covered by Medicare.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Therese Elsey
Interconnect Counselling
Central Coast NSW
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mobile: 0429 062 260

I am a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse with extensive experience in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health.

I provide non-directive counselling for woman wanting to discuss feelings and issues relating to a current pregnancy or a pregnancy in the preceding 12 months; or provide support around other mental health issues (anxiety, depression, complex trauma, grief and loss, adjustment to parenting) impacting in the pre- and post natal period.

NEW SOUTH WALES

Louise Wallace Walsh
Louise Walsh Psychotherapy and Counselling Services
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 0414 236 035

Louise has 30 years experience in the health industry. As a midwife and credentialed mental health nurse with postgraduate training. Louise has a focus on health and wellbeing.

 

Advertising General Vacancies

Looking for Mental Health Nurses? Advertise Jobs Here!

 

The ACMHN has over 3000 members from around Australia and overseas. If you would like to advertise related job vacancies on this website in our College 'news' magazine and/or via email to the membership, we would be happy to consider your request.

 


How are Positions advertised with ACMHN?

We are able to advertise position vacancies directly from the ACMHN home page and in the ACMHN Quarterly News publication. A link to jobs that appear on the College's website will also appear in each week's Tuesday Times.

 

Advertising via Website

Rates:

$550 + GST (advert will stay on website from date submitted until job expires)

 

All artwork must be supplied ready web ready.

Once an advertisement has been accepted by the ACMHN it will be invoiced accordingly.

 

Advertising in 'News' Magazine

'News' is a quarterly magazine specifically designed and tailored towards mental health nurses. Circulation is 3000+ per quarter and it is estimated that this reflects up to 5000+ readership. Advertising in News is a simple and effective way to reach thousands of potential candidates.

Please see our rates, deadlines and specifications for advertising.

 

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Find your next Mental Health Nursing Position here!

 

Employment Opportunities: Current Vacancies External Organisations

To advertise a general job or position available refer to the Media Kit or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following positions are currently available and have been submitted to the ACMHN to advertise to the ACMHN membership via the website. Please contact the advertising agent for further information about the position and a position description, to submit your application and/or curriculum vitae. ACMHN will not be responsible for re-directing any applications received. 


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Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health
Adult Community Mental Health Services North
Tasmanian Health Services - North
52 Frankland Street, Launceston, Tasmania

Salary: $62,008 - $84,858 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary packaging
If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!
The Tasmanian Health Service seeks a Services seeks to appoint a Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health to join the dedicated and professional Mental Health Services team in Launceston.
This position offers diversity, autonomy and the opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic multidiscipline team. Applicants drawn to these positions will utilise evidence-based practices and recovery principles, be self-motivated and offer superior assessment and interpersonal skills. You will be required to contribute to the functioning of the team and to enhance service delivery to our client group.
We offer:
• Challenging and interesting work around clients with complex needs
• A supportive and dynamic work environment
• Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
• Excellent career advancement and training opportunities throughout the THS
• The chance to really make a difference
• Salary Packaging

Life in Launceston offers an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate; quality education system, stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/life style balance. Add to this the convenience of being a one-hour flight away from Melbourne and easily accessible world heritage wilderness and pristine beaches on your doorstep.

Duties:
Nursing Care
a) In collaboration with members of the healthcare team plan, implement and evaluates patient/client care.
b) Practice in accordance with the NMBA codes and guidelines for registered nurses and midwives.
c) Acts as a Mental Health Officer when required.
d) Involve patients/clients and their families/significant others in the planning and implementation of care.
e) Contribute to the maintenance and promotion of a safe work environment.
f) Understand and adhere to relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
g) Maintain accurate and objective documentation.

Teamwork
a) Interact effectively with patients’/clients’ families and other health team members to facilitate the provision of optimum patient/client care.
b) Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, contributing to a strong team approach through open communication and a positive supportive approach.
c) Actively contribute to the communication process, including attending and participating in team meetings.

Excellence in Practice
a) Active involvement in maintaining and continually improving the quality of patient/client care. This may include participation in research and evidence based practice.
b) Contribute to the review and development of innovative procedures, policies and best practice related to patient/client care.
c) Participate in the development and revision of documentation relating to nursing based best practice in the defined practice area.
d) In partnership with the patient/client, plan care to provide agreed patient/client outcomes.
e) Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing strategies towards meeting anticipated patient/client outcomes.

Learning Culture
a) Identify and meet educational needs of patients/clients and their families/significant others.
b) Develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patients/clients that meet their learning needs and facilitate informed decision making.
c) Participate and contribute to a learning environment, through continuing education, professional development and attendance at conferences and relevant fora.
d) Maintain knowledge of innovations in clinical practice and research.
e) Support the development of others through participation in orientation and preceptoring nurses and other members of the health team.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Jackson by calling (03) 6777 4985 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close 10 February 2019.
Vacancy No: 519775
To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au 


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Psychiatric Nurse Consultant – RPN 5
Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services (MHS) at South West Healthcare provide a recovery focussed, family oriented mental health service using innovative approaches to community-based and client centred service delivery. Working closely with the families and carers of consumers, MHS provides extensive services across all age groups in South West Victoria.

The South West Region of Victoria serviced by MHS covers approximately 26,000 square kilometres, with a population exceeding 110,000. Located 262 kilometres from Melbourne, the major regional centre of Warrnambool is a thriving seaside city with a population of over 33,000 and offers an attractive work-life balance.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced professional to join our Mental Health Service in the role of Psychiatric Nurse Consultant. Full time and part time applications will be considered for this permanent position.

Reporting to the Senior Mental Health Nurse, the primary focus of this role is mental health nurse education, training and development.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and to think strategically. The ability to contribute to education, training and development of nursing staff, experience in providing clinical supervision and comprehensive knowledge of legislation, regulations and policy direction are also key.

Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse, together with a postgraduate qualification in psychiatric/mental health nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program is essential.

A current Victorian driver’s licence is also required.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Radley (Senior Mental Health Nurse) on (03) 5564 6003 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 3 February 2019. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS
RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au 


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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

Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult Mental Health)
Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,887 - $123, 305
(comprising salary $99 582 - $106 986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service – Darwin/Palmerston

Several Ongoing and fixed vacancies

The Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service is looking Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) for the Adult Team.
These positions are located in the Darwin and Palmerston Office and will provide a holistic mental health service to the community, clients and their families in accordance with the Australian Health Minister’s Advisory Council Standards, Australian Council of Mental Health Nurses & National Standards for Mental Health Nursing Practice.

For further information please contact Scott Healing on 08 8999 4988 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quote vacancy number: 2324
Vacancy closing date: 03/02/2019

APPLICATION INFORMATION

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 www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

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 @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) 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

Picture your life out here – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au 


RCHM

Position title: Senior Psychiatric Nurse / Senior Project Officer – Mental Health
Employment: Full time or Part- time – Ongoing
Location: Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital

RCH Mental Health has a vacancy for a Senior Psychiatric Nurse / Senior Project Officer.  The position is the professional leader of psychiatric nursing (0.5EFT) and the lead for clinical projects to develop RCH Mental Health into an evidence-based, outcomes-driven service (0.5EFT).
The Senior Psychiatric Nurse is accountable for delivery of high-quality nursing services across RCH Mental Health, and in particular provides oversight of recruitment, credentialing, professional development and maintenance of professional standards.
The Senior Project Officer role works with key stakeholders to develop and implement change projects to increase care quality, efficiency and sustainability for RCH Mental Health.  


For more information about the position, please review the Mercury advert and position description.


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Clinical Nurse (Alcohol and Other Drugs Service), Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

The Role
A permanent full time career opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse to join the Alcohol and Other Drugs Service team at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is a rare opportunity to;

• Enjoy the Gold Coast lifestyle,
• Work in a world-class 9000-strong health care service and
• Improve the health and wellbeing of those affected by substance use disorders and co-morbid mental health needs.

This role will contribute to specialised expertise and clinical leadership to continuously improve mental health clinical practice and provide evidence based innovative solutions that reduce the harmful impact of alcohol and drug use and co-morbid mental health needs including:

• Delivering comprehensive triage, assessment, formulation of treatment plan and specialised treatment evaluation services including specialist nursing psycho-social assessment and intervention
• Developing case management plans within a multidisciplinary framework
• Maintaining a clinical caseload and medico-legally sound documentation
• Contributing to clinical reviews, practice supervision, clinical education and quality and service improvement initiatives
• Champion proactive contemporary mental health practice

Requirements for the role
• Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
• AHPRA registration
• Relevant postgraduate qualification or commitment to complete such
• Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses

Benefits
• Career Development
• Leave loading
• Mentoring
• Salary Packaging
• Modern Facilities
• Diverse Work Culture

Salary information
• Permanent full time
• Base salary ranging from $89 990 - $96 361 per annum
• Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
• 17.5% leave loading

About Us
Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS) provide integrated hospital and community specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented.
Specialist programs include the Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (AODS) that is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of those affected by alcohol and drugs, and increasing community awareness of alcohol and drug related issues.
Community teams based in Southport and Palm Beach offer triage, assessment, support, case management, individual counselling, groups, opioid replacement treatment, and outpatient detox. Hospital based teams support individuals with problematic substance use who present to the Emergency Department or are admitted to the medical wards of the hospitals.
GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply
Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Tuesday, 22 January 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC296903
Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Lynne Gilligan-Black (07) 5687 9119
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Tuesday, 22 January 2019.


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Consultation Liaison) – Child, Youth and Mental Health Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

This is an exciting permanent full time opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Consultation Liaison) to join the Child Youth and Mental Health Services team.

Enjoy the Gold Coast lifestyle and be inspired to work in a world class health service integrating mental health services into the general hospital system to improve early recognition and mental health management for children and young adults.

For further information on our health service, please watch our corporate video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/9QZ7ONohVRM

The Role

A permanent full time opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Consultation Liaison) to join the ACCESS team within Child and Youth Mental Health Services at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is a rare opportunity to:

  • Enjoy the Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Work in a world-class 9000-strong health care service
  • Support children and young adults to improve early recognition and appropriate management of mental health needs
  • Work closely with general hospital units including Emergency Departments and the Paediatric Inpatient Unit to proactively integrate mental health services into the general hospital system

You will apply specialised nursing knowledge to provide consumer-focused and evidence-based mental health clinical leadership and expertise including:

  • Contribute to multidisciplinary care plans and evidence-based interventions to address psychological and behavioural needs of children and young people presenting to the GCH Emergency Departments in acute crisis and/or receiving concurrent medical treatment on the Paediatric Inpatient Unit
  • Coordinate and provide efficient and responsive child and youth mental health care services across different hospital and community sites
  • Provide timely specialist mental health assessments and consultation to general hospital patients in leading positive consumer outcomes
  • Be a clinical expert resource to provide clinical governance, develop staff and champion proactive, contemporary mental health practice
  • Demonstrate advanced, broad and ethical mental health clinical practice

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses

Benefits

  • Career Development
  • Leave loading
  • Mentoring
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $110 499 - $119 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Us

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is a free, confidential and voluntary service provided by Gold Coast Health. Our service is available to children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families who live in the Gold Coast region. Our clinics offer multi-disciplinary teams who are experienced in understanding and working with the emotional and behavioural problems facing children, young people and their families.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Day and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle

GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework (PDF) which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Friday, 11 January 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC297668

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Ashley Sturm (07) 5687 7208


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Clinical Nurse or Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist (Mental Health Clinician – Triage)

Acute Care Team, Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $109,944 p.a., comprising salary between $89,990 - $96,361 p.a., (Nurse Grade 6(1)) or Remuneration value up to $110,501 p.a., comprising salary between $72,189 - $96,849 p.a., (HP3); employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%); (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: The Mental Health Clinician uses discipline specific clinical skills to deliver high quality specialist mental health care to consumers with mental illness or serious mental health problems and their families, in keeping with professional national and state requirements

Enquiries: Fiona Mikkelsen (07) 4920 5653.
Job Ad Reference: RK8L297878
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5622 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019.


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Registered Nurse- Mental Health Hospital in the Home (524320)
Tasmanian Health Service
Mental Health and Statewide Services
South

An opportunity exists for Registered Nurses with current knowledge and experience in the delivery of consumer care in acute adult mental health, to join a new team, and be at the forefront of leading innovation, best practice and excellence in delivering care.

The Department of Health, Tasmanian Health Services, seeks to appoint Registered Nurses to a new Team delivering a twelve (12) bed Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHHITH) Service. The Registered Nurses will be responsible for the assessment, treatment and care provided to consumers of service in the delivery of intensive home based care following principles of person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed practice.

The new Team will include Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, Peer Workers and administrative support.

The Team will be a virtual ward of the Royal Hobart Hospital with direct links to the Department of Psychiatry, Emergency Department and Adult Community Mental Health Teams and as such is part of Statewide Mental Health Services – South.
The Service will operate seven days a week.

Hobart is one hour by air from mainland Australia, and offers all the benefits of a major metropolitan city but with a relaxed and laid back lifestyle in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Rediscover the joys of connecting with community and your environment.
Affordable real estate, excellent education and career opportunities for families and partners, fresh air, spectacular scenery, world renowned food and wine and outstanding sporting and recreational activity…If these attributes appeal to you then talk to us.

Salary: $62,008 to $84,858 per annum
Vacancies: Fixed term, full-time and part-time, shift work, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for 2 ½ years (Multiple Vacancies)
To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Vicki Polanowski on (03) 6282 0700 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties. Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.

Applications close: Saturday 12th January 2018 at 11:55pm
Vacancy No. 524320


 

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Nurse Unit Manager (Adult/Older Persons) 

Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Rockhampton, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $136,874 p.a., comprising salary between $110,499 - $119,964 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 7) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: Effectively contribute as a member of the Senior Leadership Group within Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drug Services (CQMHAODS) to deliver contemporary mental health inpatient services. Coordinate all operational components of a 23-bed Adult and 8 bed Older Persons Acute Inpatient Service within Central Queensland Hospital and Health Services.

Enquiries: Brett Heslop (07) 4920 5673.

Job Ad Reference:  RK8K295234

Application Kit: (07) 4920 5622 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Monday, 16 January 2019


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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Darwin, Alice Springs
$64,930 – $85,903

Are you a Registered Nurse with skills and experience in Mental Health seeking to progress your career? Looking to broaden your clinical skill set in a culturally diverse setting? NT Health has current opportunities for you!

The clinical skills and experience you will gain with NT Health are as diverse as the Territory itself. Here you will be supported by a professional team to achieve your full potential whilst delivering high-quality patient centred care to a broad range of patients.

To be considered for this opportunity you must;

  • Hold current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia;
  • Hold relevant working rights for Australia;
  • Have demonstrated experience clinical skills in conducting accurate, comprehensive and systematic assessments, analysing information and data and communicating outcomes as the basis for practice within Mental Health;
  • Be a collaborative team player able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best clinical outcomes;
  • Have effective communication skills to engage others in a mature, confident manner to achieve positive client outcomes, including providing information and/or advice on clinical issues within the RN/RM scope of practice; and
  • Possess demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence Nursing/Midwifery care provision for clients and families.

Applying through our expression of interest will allow your application to be considered for all vacancy types you are interested in.

To learn more about opportunities and to apply visit Our Life Out Here


 


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Registered Nurse Employment Register – Mental Health Services

Enrolled Nurse Employment Register – Mental Health Services

Statewide Mental Health Services - South
Tasmanian Health Service

Salary:

  • Registered Nurse $62,008 to $84,858 p.a.
  • Enrolled Nurse $55,991 to $62,008 p.a.

plus superannuation, allowances and access to salary packaging

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking applications from Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses looking to develop their experience within a Mental Health environment, or from nurses already possessing experience within this specialist setting. 

Areas we are seeking nurses for include:

  • Forensic Mental Health and Correctional Primary Health
  • Acute and Subacute Mental Health units
  • Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Older Persons Mental Health
  • Community Mental Health

Our employment registers are currently open, and may lead to a range of fixed term, or casual employment opportunities within the Tasmanian Health Service (THS). This is a great opportunity for Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses looking for opportunities for work in Tasmania, or existing Tasmanian nurses looking to expand their experience within the public health system.

We offer:

  • Challenging and interesting work around clients with complex needs
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment
  • Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
  • Excellent career advancement and training opportunities throughout the THS
  • The chance to really make a difference
  • Salary Packaging

While this vacancy offers you a diversity of work experiences, it’s not all work and no play.  Life in Tasmania offers an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate, stress-free commuting, quality education system and all the services you would expect.  Add to this the convenience of being only a short flight from Melbourne and easily accessible world heritage wilderness and pristine beaches on your doorstep; with us you can have it all.

To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Lynda Styles by calling (03) 6166 8152.

Applications are open now.

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply please visit:

Registered Nurses - https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1013880 

Enrolled Nurses - https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1013885


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Multiple Opportunities! Community based Mental Health Professionals

Are you passionate about making a difference in young people’s life? Join Uniting Care and be part of this exciting opportunity. Support young people to in their journey towards recovery.

Our Service:

We are currently seeking innovative and dynamic Mental Health Professionals to join our newly established Brisbane Recovery team to shape a recovery focused out of home care accommodation service for children and young people.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an evaluated pilot program focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people in out of home care through an integrated and holistic approach. You will be part of a team that deliver a home-like environment and wrap around individualised support services delivered through collaborative partnerships. The aim is to support young people’s ongoing journey of recovery, sustain and drive treatment plans and work toward a transition plan to a suitable out-of-home care placement, reunification with family or to independence.

Our Current Opportunities:

We have the following positions available commencing immediately:

Clinical Psychologist, Service Leader (Full -time)

Lead a team to support the holistic recovery of youth people who are experiencing mental health and/ or substance abuse concerns and who are living in non-family based care. The role will provide clinical leadership, manage all aspects of the recovery service including:  budgets, reporting; provide specialist advice, stakeholder engagement, pilot evaluation, management and quality assurance along with contributing to the overall success of the program by delivering on all levels of our Service agreement with the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

You will be a highly skilled leader who has strong interpersonal communication capabilities with previous experience working within the health or community services sector where you have exclusively worked with young people who are suffering from mental health and/or substance abuse issues and have been impacted by trauma. Supplementing the above you will be a Registered Psychologist (Board of Australia) with a Masters in Clinical Psychology additionally it would be advantageous for you to have had previous experience or exposure to the Child Protection system and knowledge of service delivery within a 24 hour setting.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Professionals (Part-Time)

Working in conjunction with the Service Leader, you will provide support to the team through therapeutic and recovery orientated principles as they apply to young people who have experienced trauma and who display mental health and/or substance misuse concerns. Take on a clinical leadership role (mentoring, coaching and training) for a team of Recovery Workers, work directly assessing and supporting young people and  ensuring in all aspects of the service (residential and outreach) to ensure their voice is heard in developing plans that work towards their recovery.

You will be a highly skilled clinician with experience in a health (acute) and/or community mental health setting where you were directly supporting children and young people who had complex mental health and/or substance misuse issues. In addition to the above you will be a Registered Nurse with current ANMB (AHPRA) registration, or a degree qualified allied health professional - Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist with post-graduate qualifications in mental health. It is highly desirable for the successful candidate to have pre-existing working knowledge of the child protection system.

About Us:

UnitingCare offers you a supportive team environment, flexible work arrangements and career development opportunities. We are a courageous and creative health and community services provider and one of the largest charities in Australia, committed to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. Work with us to deliver skilled, evidence-based interventions for those facing adversity and support us to be leaders in crisis response, the protection of vulnerable children, financial resilience and family wellbeing.

To Apply:

If you have a passion for supporting positive outcomes for children in care then do not hesitate to take the next step in your career with Uniting Care and apply now by submitting your cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume.

For further information please contact Alexandra Armstrong on 07 3253 4271 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UnitingCare is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation and for all children who come into contact with our services we will provide welcoming, safe and nurturing services, prevent child abuse and neglect within our services and appropriately and immediately address child abuse and neglect if it does occur

Through our values UC is proud of our team’s diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community


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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Discover your new lifestyle today!

The largest tertiary health service in Northern Australia is looking for experienced qualified mental health nurse to join our inpatient teams.  City living in a perfect location, relaxed outdoor lifestyle, close to beaches and Great Barrier Reef with idyllic weather all year round. 

Come and join our dynamic Mental Health team delivering person centred, recovery focused contemporary care.  Great team, conditions and relocation package available. 

What have you got to lose?  Contact us now:

T: +617 4433 2859

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To apply please visit: www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/employment/nursing/index


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MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN AGED PERSONS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE

Warrnambool Aged Persons Mental Health Service currently has a temporary (six months) full time vacancy for a suitably qualified health professional (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) as a Mental Health Clinician. Part time applications may be considered as a job share arrangement.

Located within the Aged Persons’ Mental Health Service, this position is responsible for providing recovery oriented and trauma informed management within the team, utilising natural and existing community supports as required.

The team provides a treatment service to consumers which include direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management.

Please specify in your application your preferred hours per fortnight.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Russell Porter (Team Leader Aged Persons MH Service) on (03) 5561 9154 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicant must hold a current Victoria Driver’s License, Working With Children
(WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 28 October 2018. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au 


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CATT / ECATT / PARCs  - Mental Health Clinician

  • Full Time, (part-time hours will be considered)
  • Join us on a journey with the pending development of the Mental Health Crisis Hub
  • Based at Clayton (travel required)

About the service

The Acute Community Intervention Service provides timely comprehensive assessment and delivers evidence-based treatment in the most appropriate setting at the ‘front end’ of service delivery. This includes short-term interventions and treatment for those whose illness can be readily managed in the community, as well as seamless engagement with longer-term care for those with relapsing or enduring conditions.  

About the role   

We currently have 4 positions available for an acute services clinician formerly CATT. You will be required to work within CATT, ECATT and PARCS. You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Clayton Campus. Candidates will be required to work a roster system, that includes night shift. 

The role will include establishing positive working relationships which will extend to other parts of our mental health program, external agents and of course our clients.

What you need

From you, we expect a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers, or you are being a registered nurse with AHPRA. Also suitable is your Occupational Therapy qualification with eligibility for Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.  Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community-based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.   

  • You must have relevant professional registration
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • 5 years post graduate experience
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred

Monash Health will offer

  • competitive salary
  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

Monash health provides a world of healthcare across south-eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 15,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org  

To view position description or APPLY now please click here


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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse Positions, North Coast NSW

Hooper & Hanson Pty Ltd are a mental health nursing service that is focussed on providing mental health services in primary care facilities. We are a service that is owned and administered by MHN’s who understand the challenges that nurses working in the private sector experience daily.

We have built our company’s ethos emphasising that positive patient outcomes are paramount in our goals. We encourage flexible and family supportive work environments for our employees and acknowledge wellbeing as important not only for our patients but for our staff.

We are currently seeking the services of Credentialed Mental Health Nurses to work in locations on the Mid North Coast of NSW. These positions will be in various locations within the primary care setting and will require the ability to be active participants in a positive and autonomous team environment.

These vacancies provide opportunities for Casual positions. Casual Employees will be remunerated at $47.00 per hour plus Superannuation and relevant Insurances will be provided by Hooper & Hanson.

Click here to Download: Guidelines for Applicants, Position Description, Application Form

For more information contact Scott Hanson, Hooper & Hanson Pty Ltd on: 0467 588393 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Mental Health Nurses
NSW Outback Division of General Practice LTD

The NSW Outback Division of General Practice (NSW ODGP) is a health service provider working to improve the health of people living in the outback shires of Cobar, Bourke, Brewarrina, and Walgett. NSW ODGP currently has the following full time Mental Health Nurse vacancies and is looking for enthusiastic professionals to join the organisation and contribute to our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in north western NSW. The NSW ODGP manages a variety of health contracts focusing on early intervention and prevention of disease, chronic disease management, mental health care, healthy lifestyle programs and health promotion.

The Mental Health Nurses will work within the ODGP MHNIP program based upon an innovative, a successful model of care and collaborative service framework involving Local Health District Mental Health Services, General Practice and Aboriginal Health Community controlled services. The MHNIP positions will be working directly with General Practice led multidisciplinary teams in both mainstream GP and Aboriginal Medical Service settings as well as undertaking brief clinical placements with the Local Health District Mental Health services to strengthen the Stepped Model of Care.

If you’re looking to join a dynamic organisation with ideas, exciting networks within the health and academic sector, innovative community partnerships, a commitment to quality and a determined agenda to deliver sustainable health outcomes for the bush; send us your CV and application to join a not-for-profit NGO and make a difference. The NSW ODGP has an inclusive and very supportive workplace culture, valuing and engaging staff in the design, development and evaluation of clinical services.  Our Mental Health Nurses are available to provide insight from personal experience into what sets the service apart from others and why is has been described as ‘gold standard’ in its unique response to Mental Health workforce delivery in rural and remote areas.  

It is desirable that the Mental Health Nurse is MHNIP Australian College of Mental Health Nursing (ACHMN) credentialed or at a minimum committed to achieving ACMHN’s credentialing within the first year of service.

Highly attractive salary packages (based on CNC rate - $94,000 to 98,000 plus leave loading and superannuation) will be paid according to qualifications and experience and will be in line with the relevant modern awards. In addition, As a public benevolent health organisation, NSW Outback Division of General Practice Ltd employees are entitled to an attractive salary packaging component or remuneration. Applicants may also be eligible for substantial financial support for relocation and professional development under the NSWRDN administered Rural Health Professionals Program (RHPP).

Mental Health Nurse Vacancies:

Nyngan NSW

Lightning Ridge NSW

For more information and an application pack containing: guidelines for applicants, position specifications and position description please contact:

Liam Rice, NSW Outback Division of General Practice on 0268 724 777 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


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Mental Health Clinician

Central Queensland Rural Health (CQRH)

Allied Health Services Program
Central Queensland Region, Queensland


Salary: $65,000 - $130,000 depending upon qualifications

Central Queensland Rural Health is seeking an enthusiastic Mental Health Clinician to establish a unique role across the communities within our region. You will have a relevant qualification and credentialing from a recognised tertiary institution and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

You will be responsible for establishing and providing Mental Health Services based in General Practice Surgeries whilst developing and conducting programs with an educational, supportive or therapeutic focus.

Your primary role will be to integrate Mental Health education and treatment by referring and collaborating with General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and other health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team in the primary care setting.

You will adopt a primary health care approach to Mental Health service delivery through developing and maintaining relationships with other health service providers located in the communities where they provide services. You will be responsible for maintaining relationships with professional organisations and other organisations potentially or actively requiring Allied Health services.

You will have wide-ranging knowledge of Mental Health and the management of children and adults with the ability to keep abreast of and evaluate current knowledge and trends.

You will be able to demonstrate high level of responsibility and initiative, ability to cope with and instigate change and organisational ability and have an understanding of teamwork and the health service delivery process within Queensland and Primary Health Care service provision models in Queensland.

We offer:

  • A supportive and dynamic work environment
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • The chance to really make a difference
  • Salary Packaging
  • An autonomous, self-directed position
  • Clinical scope to provide a holistic mental health service

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Sandra Corfield by calling 07 4992 1040 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Mental Health Nurses

Dunedin and Invercargill, New Zealand

Are you motivated to make the move south?

Opportunities now and in the future…

Here at Southern DHB, we’re up to the challenge of realising our vision of Better Health, Better Lives, Whanau Ora; and to help us achieve this we’re very focused on bringing into our organisation people who display our values of being Kind, Open and Positive, with a sense of Community.

We’re currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Mental Health Nurses for opportunities (current and upcoming vacancies) across our Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service. These include Emergency Psychiatric Care, Forensic, Inpatient, Acute, Rehabilitation, Intellectual Disability and Community; and cover the whole life spectrum of Child, Youth, Family, Adult and Older People.

Uniquely situated, we cover all mental health specialities, and cover a vast geographical area. At the very top of our list of reasons to join us at Southern DHB is the lifestyle that the Southern region offers. We’re home to the most beautiful landscapes in NZ, if it’s the great outdoors that presses your buttons; and we’re within easy reach of the likes of Queenstown if its adrenalin you seek. It’s all here - the opportunity to create a fantastic work/life balance is waiting for you. Within the Southern DHB region, Dunedin, Central Otago, Waitaki and Southland all offer the benefits of excellent amenities, schooling, housing, great food and wine, and a variety of climates and locations, from coastal to mountains.

You may be a NZ Registered Nurse with Mental Health experience looking for that better lifestyle for you and your family that the southern region can offer; or you may be an overseas trained Mental Health Nurse – yet to take that first step on your journey to New Zealand. Don’t be deterred if you have yet to Register with the New Zealand Nursing Council or work through Visa processes with Immigration New Zealand, some of our opportunities are planned for the not too distant future, but we’re interested in starting the conversation with you now.

Don’t miss out. If you’re thinking about or have ever thought about making the move, then now’s the perfect time! If you have the experience and skillset that we’re looking for, we’ll put you in touch with the right Mental Health service so you can find out more, and we can explore employment options with you. I look forward to talking with you soon.

For further information please contact Olivia Jory, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone +64 3 470 9605 or
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To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:
https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?job_id=8789


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Mental Health Clinician

RPN3, P2, OT2, SW2

Youth Mental Health Service

Fixed Term - Full Time

(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO) until July 2019

Position No: 15680

Maternity Leave Relief Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Clinician to undertake a fixed term position in the Youth Mental Health Team.

Ballarat Health Services – Ballarat Mental Health Services (BHS – BMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. This provides an opportunity to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person centred Mental Health Service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Ballarat is a great place to live, with low commuting times, a clean, safe environment and all the facilities you would expect from a regional city. With a population of around 100,000 residents Ballarat offers premium job opportunities, world-class education, affordable housing, exciting restaurants and retail options, accessible community services, beautiful heritage, first-class events and a great lifestyle for all. Lifestyle, investment and employment opportunities are all reasons why more than 2,000 people choose to relocate to Ballarat every year.

Clinicians who undertake a career at BHS - BMHS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments experienced by young people aged (15-25) years. Our clinicians develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in the provision of contemporary mental health treatment for clients and families, leading to many opportunities for career progression and advancement.

Applications are sought from candidates interested in developing specialist clinical skills in the area of mental health treatments. This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your mental health career.

If you want to work in a multidisciplinary team and provide evidence-based treatment to consumers and their families whilst working collaboratively with all services within Ballarat Health Services and the client’s community, we would be delighted to receive your application. For further enquiries please contact Janice Rouhan on 5320 3030.

All applications must be submitted online. A current Victorian Drivers Licence, Immunisation Clearance, Working with Children Check and Police Check are mandatory for this position.

For further details and to apply, please go to our website at https://ballarathealth.mercury.com.au

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Mental Health Nurse Positions available under the MHNIP


This is a service being offered by the ACMHN to support general practices/psychiatrists and other eligible organisations under the Mental Health Incentive Program seeking to engage Credentialed Mental Health Nurses.

Mental health nurses must be credentialed by the ACMHN to be eligible to participate in the program.

 

Position VIC

Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

Grantham Street General Pracitice
69 Grantham St. West Brunswick Vic 3055
Phone: 03 9380 1384


Details: We are seeking a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse for one day per week to join our multidisciplinary primary health clinic consisting of GPs, Practice Nurses, Diabetes Educator, Physiotherapist and Psychologist. We are located in West Brunswick and serve a culturally diverse population throughout the lifespan. We have patients with both common and serious mental health issues and have a close links with the local area mental health service and mental health professionals. See our website www.gsgp.com.au for further details and a position description. Applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 29 April 2016



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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

Angaston Medical Centre
46 Murray Street
Angaston SA 5353

Are you looking for a “see change”?

The Angaston Medical Centre (AMC) is a modern 14 Doctor practice in a tranquil county setting, located in the heart of Australia’s premier wine country, the Barossa Valley.

Due to the retirement of our existing mental health nurse, we are looking for an energetic and caring Mental Health Nurse who can provide additional skills to our existing mental health services. You would be working closely with our GPs, other allied health professionals and psychiatrists to facilitate care and treatment. The position is flexible so can be full time or part time depending on your needs. Our Mental Health systems are well established and you would receive plenty of peer support.

The successful applicant will be ACMHN credentialed and have a current unrestricted driver’s licence. 
All applications and enquiries to Michael Ryan 85642266, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.angastonmedical.com.au 

 

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Credentialed Mental Health Nurses

Eastern Melbourne PHN
18-20 Prospect St, Box Hill, Victoria, 3128
Phone: 03 9046 0320


Details: We are seeking full - time / part - time Credentialed Mental Health Nurses to work in our Eastern Melbourne PHN team, based at Knox, in a variety of community settings, to commence as soon as possible. Experience in primary health care or community nursing is essential. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a position description.


Closing Date: 30 April 2016

 

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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

Wentworth Healthcare Limited
Suite 1, Level 1, Werrington Park Corporate Centre, 14 Great Western Highway Kingswood NSW 2747
Phone: 02 4708 8124

Details: Credentialed Mental Health Nurses required for Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP) in Penrith and surrounding regions.
Essential Criteria:

  • A mental health nurse credential with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and 3 years recent experience in mental health nursing
  • Experienced in working collaboratively with general practitioners, psychiatrists and psychologists.
  • Experienced, and training certified, in the delivery of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scale (HONOS)
  • Holds appropriate public liability and professional indemnity insurance

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing Date: 30 June 2016

 

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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

Lawson Medical Practice MHNIP
7 Orient St Lawson NSW 2783
Phone: 02 4759 1111

Details: Position available to replace retiring MH nurse in MHNIP, currently working 4 sessions @ 3.5 hours each a week. Must be ACMHN Credentialed. Employment conditions negotiable. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 1 July 2016