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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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NEW SOUTH WALES

Sarah Dickinson

Southern Independent Nursing Consultants
Shellharbour Psychological Medicine
13/75 Cygnet Avenue Shellharbour City 2529
Ph:42953600
Fax:42953644
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

 

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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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 Employment Opportunities: Current Vacancies External Organisations

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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 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.

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


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Leadership Coordinator – After Hours) – Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Located on the Gold Coast, arguably one of the most beautiful and accessible regions in Queensland, this rare opportunity to join Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service as Clinical Nurse Consultant (Leadership Coordinator – After Hours) is now available. Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service employees more than 9000 staff and has a major tertiary hospital with modern facilities.

Join this specialised service as a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Leadership Coordinator – After Hours), Providing clear and consistent leadership to the Mental Health inpatients units across Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) and Robina campus After Hours.

 

About the role

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a clinical expert resource for staff and champion proactive, contemporary mental health practice which contributes to the provision of safe, effective quality care for Mental Health consumers, and provide direct clinical care as required/delegated.
  • Be a positive role model for staff, consistently reflecting the values of Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) and the expectations set out in the Nursing and Midwifery Standards and Code of Conduct.
  • Perform regular rounding of each unit and identify any consumers at risk of deterioration and ensure appropriate clinical review and care.
  • Actively respond to any clinical incidents and take the lead in coordinating the response for psychiatric emergencies/incidence, including absent without permission (AWOP) events.
  • Provide a review of specials requested for Mental Health patients receiving care in the general hospital as discussed and negotiated with the Psychiatric Registrar.
  • Work in a collaborative partnership model with the Mental Health Patient Flow Manager, undertake the roles and responsibilities of patient flow After Hours as per allocation.
  • Proactively take opportunities to provide informal education and guidance.
  • Lead change initiatives as applicable to the position and allocated portfolio.

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • AHPRA Registration
  • A post-graduate qualification in the specialty area is highly desirable.
  • Masters qualification is highly desirable
  • Credentialed for practice with the Australian College of Mental Health nurses is highly desirable

On offer

  • A base salary ranging from $107 804 - $117 037 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer super contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities

 

About Us

Mental Health and Specialist Services is responsible for the provision of comprehensive, specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented. Services provided include; Adult and Older Person Mental Health, Child and Youth Mental Health, Community Mental Health and Acute Psychology. 

 

Job Ad reference: GC289113

Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2018  

NO third party applications will be accepted

                                                                                                     

Enquiries: Thazin Pyone (07) 5635 7109.

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2018.


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Mental Health Services Kerferd Unit (Wangaratta) and Nolan House (Albury) Inpatient Units

Nurse Unit Manager for each unit

2 permanent full-time positions available

Albury Wodonga Health – inpatient Mental Health Units requires a Nurse Unit Manager to join each of our units at Nolan House and Kerferd Unit. The primary responsibility of the Nurse Unit Manager is in the management of clinical nursing practice and the delivery of safe quality care to consumers. You will be a nursing leader, with the ability to provide sound leadership and drive clinical excellence and care across the mental health inpatient arena.

Primary responsibilities of this role include leadership, financial stewardship, clinical governance, and people and culture management.

AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.

Are you:

  • Passionate about leading and delivering an exceptional patient experience to both our consumers and their families? 
  • Highly accountable and demonstrate a strong, supportive and engaging style? 
  • Motivated to continually learn best practice models of care? 
  • A role model in setting clinical standards to achieve high quality nursing care across the mental health setting?
  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA? 
  • An effective operational leader with management skills? 
  • Comfortable working in a diverse and ever changing environment?

Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • At least 5 Years post graduate experience in a clinical setting
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the relevant state based award.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.

AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship

More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Rachael Andrew Operational Director Medicine and Acute Admitted Services on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 14th October 2018


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MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

CAMPERDOWN MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

 

South West Healthcare delivers a recovery focused, family oriented mental health service, which provides an excellent broad spectrum of clinical skill development for clinicians. The service utilises a predominately cognitive behavioural framework, and provides extensive training and educational opportunities for all staff. Manageable case numbers allow the opportunity to implement the most recent evidence based treatments.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced health professional (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) to join our Mental Health Team at our Camperdown Campus as a Mental Health Clinician. Part time (64 hours per fortnight) applications will be considered for this temporary (12 months) position.  Full time applications will also be considered.

As a valued member within our multidisciplinary Camperdown Mental Health Team, you will undertake a case management role supporting consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community, their families and carers through clinical and non-clinical treatment as short and long term recovery-orientated case management.

Remuneration, benefits/salary packaging and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicants in line with qualifications, skills and experience. Relocation Assistance may be available to appropriate candidates.

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Leslie Miller (Mental Health Team Leader Camperdown) on (03) 5593 6000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicants must hold a current Victoria Drivers Licence, 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.

WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS, RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL  3280

www.southwesthealthcare.com.au 


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REGISTERED NURSES/ENROLLED NURSES

MENTAL HEALTH ACUTE AND EXTENDED CARE INPATIENT UNITS

 Applications are invited from appropriately qualified Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses (medication endorsed) with experience in mental health for positions within our Mental Health Acute Inpatient Unit and Mental Health Extended Care Inpatient Unit.  We have opportunities for full time, part time and casual roles.  Hours of duty including working weekdays, weekends, nights and public holidays.

The AIU provides best practice nursing care for consumers in a recovery oriented model through assessment and clinical planning, supported by the Mental Health Community teams and the Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC). 

Mental Health Extended Care Inpatient Unit, a 5 bed stand alone facility with a primary focus of providing a recovery focused consumer centred rehabilitation program

You will be supported by our team of experienced mental health professionals, receive regular clinical supervision and access to more senior Mental Health Nurses within our service.

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Collette Porter (Manager Residential Services) on (03) 5563 1232 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicants must hold a current 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 21 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.

WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS

RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL  3280

www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


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Educator (Clinical) – St John of God Pinelidge

St John of God Pinelodge Clinic is a 54-bed private hospital offering specialised psychiatric, drug, alcohol treatment, and care, and is located in Dandenong, a South Eastern suburb of Melbourne. Encompassing in-patient services, day-patient therapy programs and a community outreach service, St. John of God Pinelodge Clinic prides itself on providing dynamic and recovery based care for all our patients, throughout all stages of their recovery.

We currently have a position for a passionate and experienced Educator (Clinical) to join our friendly and dynamic team in the provision of clinical development and training whilst maintaining a preceptor/mentor role. In addition, you will formulate, deliver and assess educational programs and clinical procedures.

For more information, please contact Helen Casey, Learning & Development Coordinator on (03) 9788 3333.

St John of God Health Care offers its employees excellent working conditions, a family-friendly workplace, competitive remuneration, salary packaging and the opportunity to enhance your skills and qualifications.

For a copy of the relevant position description and to apply please visit our website www.sjog.org.au/careers and search eRecruit Job Number 22864.

Applications Close – 30 September 2018


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Nurse Unit Manager - The Townsville Hospital & Health Services

Permanent Full-time Position  

An opportunity exists for a Nurse Unit Manager in the Adolescent Inpatient Unit and Day Service (AIUDS) at the Kirwan Health Campus. The applicant should demonstrate expert level knowledge of child and youth contemporary practice within an acute inpatient facility.

The AIUDS provides for planned and emergency admissions and offers a day service program to assist in the continuum of care for young adults.

Great remuneration package up to $133,928 p.a. Salary of $107,804 to $117,037 p.a. (NG7) Leave loading (17.5%). Employer super contribution (12.75%) + salary sacrificing may be available.

Applications close: Thursday 11 October 2018.

Contact Details: Narelle Pamplin 07 4433 9710

Apply now: Smart Jobs and Careers


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Job Ref: 667395 – Mental Health Registered Nurse/Clinical Nurse

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Mental Health Services, Adelaide
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $73,735 - $101,273 - RN/RM1; $85,595 - $109,183 - RN/RM2 - Perm F/T

Working within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and National Standards, you will deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to mental health consumers. The provision of education, counselling and group work are considered essential components of care which are directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery.

Your role will involve consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations to provide services that are culturally sensitive to the needs of people and enable them to make decisions concerning their mental health. You will provide skilled mental health nursing care to consumers using recovery based principles to address mental health, physical health and social needs, using a strengths approach. Acting as a resource person based on your skills and experience, you will be responsible for providing support and guidance to newer and less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated competence in the care of individuals with complex mental health needs, you will have a commitment to consumer and carer participation in mental health care. Creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the mental health setting, you will ideally bring experience in the supervision of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 28 September 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 667395


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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, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network

• Indicative Total Remuneration: multiple locations and positions:
• Clinical Lead: $121,191 - $128,298pa - RN3 - Perm F/T
• Associate Nurse Unit Manager: $100,615 - $109,183pa - RN2 - (pro-rata) - Perm P/T
• Clinical Nurse: $85,595 - $109,183pa - RN2C - Perm F/T
• Registered Nurse: $73,735 - $101,273pa - RN1 - Perm F/T
• Enrolled Nurse: $60,308 - $72,878pa - EN - Perm F/T

NALHN is seeking enthusiastic mental health professionals who are interested in a rewarding career where they can make an impact. You will have a positive opportunity to work in a supportive and developing environment, where you can help to improve mental health outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds.

This is an exciting time to be a part of the mental health workforce and participate in the development and reform of adult, older persons and statewide forensic mental health services.

Adult Inpatient and Community Services
• Job Ref: 668121 - Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Wondakka Community Rehabilitation Centre
• Job Ref: 669171 - Registered Nurse/Clinical Nurse
• Job Ref: 669874 - Registered Nurse/Clinical Nurse, Playford Team
• Job Ref: 669873 - Registered Nurse/Clinical Nurse, Playford Team

Older Persons Mental Health Services
• Job Ref: 672604 - Clinical Lead, Residential Aged Care In-Reach Service
• Job Ref: 669777 - Clinical Nurse, Residential Aged Care In-Reach Service
• Job Ref: 668850 - Registered Nurse
• Job Ref: 668847 - Registered Nurse

Forensic Mental Health Services
• Job Ref: 672706 - Registered Nurse/ Clinical Nurse
• Job Ref: 672707 - Registered Nurse /Clinical Nurse
• Job Ref: 672709 - Registered Nurse /Clinical Nurse
• Job Ref: 672710 - Registered Nurse Clinical Nurse
• Job Ref: 672703 - Enrolled Nurse

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: Friday 28 September 2018

For further information and to apply please visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and select the NALHN Mental Health button


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

To apply

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


BHS

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 multi disciplinary 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
76.0 hours per fortnight (negotiable)
Twelve months fixed term

The Position
This position sits within the Bendigo Community Health Services (BCHS) Mental Health team and headspace
Bendigo. The primary focus of the teams is to support the health and well-being of consumers through
services and linkages, improve community awareness and understanding of issues and the impact on their
mental health, lead coordinated care and referral pathways internally and externally across a range of
multidisciplinary services.


This position will work closely with BCHS and headspace staff, in collaboration with the General
Practitioners, to provide high quality clinical mental health assessments and care coordination for
consumers with a complex mental illness.


The successful applicant will have:-

  1. Current nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. An approved tertiary qualification as a Mental Health Nurse (credentialed with the Australian
    College of Mental Health Nurses). 
  3. Demonstrated experience in leading comprehensive and integrated care coordination and the ability to work independently. 
  4. The ability to develop care plans, coordinate care with other services and advocate for consumer needs.
    Strong knowledge of services available for consumers in Bendigo who have a mental illness.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public
Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020.

For further information about the position call Jenny Singe, Director - headspace Operations and Services on
03 5434 5345.

Bendigo Community Health Services encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds and
abilities.

Applications addressing the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ should be marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and sent to
Human Resources by one of the following means:

By Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
By Mail: Post Office Box 1121 Bendigo Central Vic 3552
By Hand: 171 Hargreaves Street Bendigo
By Fax: (03) 5441 4200


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Mental Health Nurse

  • Work with a leading provider of mental health recovery services
  • Community based setting, working with people living in the community
  • Week day, business hours

A Mental Health Nurse is a registered nurse who holds a recognised specialist qualification in mental health (nursing).  Taking a holistic approach, guided by evidence, the Mental Health Nurse works in collaboration with people who have mental health issues, their family and community, towards recovery as defined by the individual (ACMHN, 2010, p. 5).

The RFT Mental Health Nurse provide services and activities related to the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP).  The purpose of the MHNIP is to provide clinical care and treatment services to adults with complex and severe mental illness in a primary care setting.

  • Provide services to adults with complex and severe mental illness.  Services may include:  care/support coordination, medication management and support, recovery-based interventions and referrals to other services and programs.
  • Work closely with primary care providers to identify and refer eligible people.
  • Work within the processes and guidelines provided by RFT to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service (and program).
  • Actively manage case load to increase access and throughput to the program
  • Maintain appropriate and up to date service records and documentation.
  • Contribute to data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Work in collaboration with the broader RFT Clinical Services Team and other stakeholders as required.

For a confidential conversation about the role please call Lisa - People and Culture Manager on 0459 263 733. For a copy of the position description please visit https://rft.org.au/jobs/ 

To apply for the position please email your covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RFT is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect, regardless of ethnicity, gender, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status or physical or mental ability. 


 

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Job Ref: 653673 – Country Mental Health, Candidate Pool

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, various locations
  • Ongoing and Temporary – Full time and Part time
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: (pro-rata)
  • Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist: $86,052 - $99,495 pa – AHP2; $66,603 - $81,572 pa – AHP1
  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager: $100,615 - $109,183 pa – RN2; Clinical Nurse: $85,595 - $109,183 pa – RN2
  • Mental Health Nurse: $73,735 - $101,273 pa – RN1

 

Country Health SA Local Health Network is seeking motivated and enthusiastic mental health professionals and nurses

to provide high quality health care to consumers in a variety of regional locations.

Joining the Country Mental Health Candidate Pool, you will assist with providing evidenced-based, recovery-oriented services that meet the needs of consumers in the local community. Providing integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, you will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Advocating on behalf of consumers with a mental illness, you will ensure consumers are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their mental health care.

Country Health SA Mental Health embraces strengths-based approaches and the principles of positive psychology and aims to be a flourishing mental health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the community it serves. Employees of Country Health SA receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support. Enjoying a friendly country lifestyle, you will be able to help consumers navigate their own path to achieve wellness whilst building positive long-term relationships with consumers and their local community.

The following positions are available:

  • Mental Health Provisional Psychologist – AHP1
  • Mental Health Psychologist – AHP2
  • Mental Health Social Worker – AHP1
  • Mental Health Social Worker – AHP2
  • Mental Health Occupational Therapist – AHP1
  • Mental Health Occupational Therapist – AHP2
  • Mental Health Nurse – RN1
  • Mental Health Clinical Nurse – RN2
  • Mental Health Associate Nurse Unit Manager – RN2

For appointment as a Registered Nurse, you will need to be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. For appointment as an Allied Health professional, you will need to hold a recognised qualification in Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology and have eligibility for membership of the relevant professional association. You will bring experience in providing a broad range of clinical and consultative services across a range of service settings, including one-on-one, group based and health promotion activities. Demonstrating a commitment to providing consumer and family-centred care, you will bring the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: Friday 30 November 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 653673


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Multiple employment opportunities available for full time, part time and casual staff at Palmerston regional hospital and Royal Darwin hospital

Registered Nurse / Midwife (Nurse Level 2 RDO)
Acute and Primary Health Care, Department of Health
Full Time, Ongoing
$64,930 - $85,903
Position No: 72171963

Primary Objective: Provides high quality, culturally sensitive nursing/midwifery care to clients within procedural/ policy guidelines of the relevant agency/health care setting, to achieve best patient outcomes.

Context Statement: Top End Health Service (TEHS) comprises of Acute Care Services (Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH), Katherine Hospital, Gove Distract Hospital and the soon to be open Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH)) and Primary Health Care (PHC) – urban and remote. The opportunities and challenges and in health an community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health, urban tertiary care, trauma/disaster management and chronic disease management. TEHS works closely with its academic partners and has strong links to other nationally recognised research organisations.

There are opportunities for experienced and dedicated Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RN/M) for the following areas: Midwifery (ward and delivery suite), Renal Dialysis (acute and outpatient), General Medicine, Oncology and Haematology, Chemotherapy (outpatient), General Surgery, Orthopaedics and Trauma and Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Emergency Department, Rehabilitation, Mental Health/Alcohol and Other Drugs and PHC (remote, urban and correctional services).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Accurately conducts comprehensive and systematic assessments, analysing information and data and communicates outcomes as the basis for practice.
2. Plans are developed in partnership with the client and health care team, they are based on appraisal of comprehensive, relevant information, and evidence that is documented and communicated.
3. Obtains support and advice regarding performance expectations, management of clients and application of policies and procedures, from more senior RN/M as required.
4. Accountable for the planning, provision and communication of nursing/midwifery care to an allocated group of clients, including the evaluation and required revision of practice based on agreed priorities, goals, plans and outcomes.
5. Follows defined service quality standards, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
6. Foster a positive workplace culture through role modelling appropriate behaviour.

Selection Criteria:

Essential:
1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with Annual Practising Certificate with NMBA.
2. Collaboratively works with clients, organisations and the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure best clinical outcomes.
3. Uses 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/M scope of practice.
4. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence nursing/midwifery care provision for clients and families.
5. Knowledge and application of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) principles in a health care setting.
6. Knowledge of legislation and scope of practice which governs nursing practice.

Contact: Nursing Recruitment on 08 8922 8118 or 08 8922 7746 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Agency Information http://www.health.nt.gov.au

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications: click here

Please submit CV, completed application form and summary letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 08 89228118 for more information.

Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicle nor whilst working off-site. The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is relevant to the position.
Several full time and part time vacancies are available in Darwin and Palmerston.

Approved: December 2017 Adj. Assoc. Prof Sue Hawes – Executive Director Nursing & Midwifery TEHS

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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



Position SA

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 

 

Position VIC

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

 

Position NSW

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