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Registered Nurse – Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS)

Southland Hospital
NEW ZEALAND

Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)

If you’re not from Southland then perhaps you don’t know just how good we have it here? With excellent amenities, schooling, housing, recreation, great food and wine, and outstanding nature. Some people call it the end of the earth, but we think it’s ‘the last best place’, so at the top of our list of reasons to join us at SouthernDHB is ‘the lifestyle’. If you are familiar with Southland, then we simply don’t need to sell it to you, you already know why you’re here.

If you are a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current APC and genuine experience in a similar role, then you may be the one that our CAFS team is searching for. This is a vitally important role for us to fill, for the youth of Invercargill with mental health difficulties, and for their families.

Joining our multi-disciplinary team, you’d bring your broad based generic caseload and mental health experience with excellent assessment and intervention skills, along with an ability to work under pressure as a team player committed to excellence in service delivery. Above everything else, bring your passion and your unwavering belief in people’s recovery.

If you know you can make a difference, hold a positive attitude to your work and others, and you’re ready to experience all the wonderful side benefits of living and working in this great part of New Zealand (if you don’t already) then we encourage you to apply. We provide an excellent orientation to our positions and will happily support your ongoing professional development needs.

In addition, we are open to considering applications from NZ registered Occupational Therapists, Social Workers or Clinical Psychologists, with the minimum experience in the provision of psychotherapy/counselling on an individual or group basis.

Closing date: Sunday, 6 August 2017.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Older Persons Health, Clinical Support and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 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: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/ 


 

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Job Ref: 621938 - Clinical Practice Consultant

• Country Health SA Local Health Network, Flinders & Upper North Region
• Indicative Total Remuneration: $120,442 - $128,618 – Perm F/T – RN/RM3

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will support mental health consumers in the Flinders & Upper North Region across a stepped model of care. As an experienced and highly competent nurse, you will apply your expertise in the delivery of mental health services and provide clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings.

With a significant degree of independent clinical decision making, you will primarily be providing direct expert nursing care for individual or groups of consumers. As part of your role, you will also provide clinical leadership to nurses and coordinate projects and programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve consumer service outcomes.

As a clinical leader, mentor and supervisor, you will give clinical support and profession-specific supervision to Mental Health professionals and students, and play a leadership role in upholding clinical professional standards and practices within the mental health service.

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 expertise in mental health nursing practice in accordance with the relevant standards of practice, you will work well within a multidisciplinary team. You will also bring the ability to foster a workplace environment that develops staff potential.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 28 July 2017

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 621938


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse –Lavender Mother Baby Unit, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Location, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the role

Responsible and accountable for role-modelling excellent patient focused, evidence-based nursing care at an advanced level in a specified field of practice providing leadership, direction, and support to other nursing staff, students and the interdisciplinary team. Provide clinical leadership utilising advanced clinical skills and knowledge, and problem solving skills.

Requirements of the role

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: [measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and [hepatitis B].
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A minimum of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma within a relevant specialty area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process.
  • Registered nurses working within Mental Health are to be credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental health nursing within an agreed period of time.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe.
  • Professional affiliations related to the specialty are highly desirable.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time or permanent part time (hrs negotiable)
  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 to $94,010 p.a. (full time), $44.27 - $47.41 p.h. (per hour)
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!

About the unit

Provide efficient and responsive mental health nursing care and coordination of evidence-based consumer care at an advanced level in accordance with organisational goals, within the Mother and Baby Inpatient Unit, Mental Health and Specialist Services.

The Mother and Baby Inpatient Unit provides specialised inpatient based multidisciplinary mental health services and focuses on the treatment of mothers with acute and significant/complex perinatal psychiatric conditions, for mothers up to 12 months post-partum. Mothers and their non-ambulatory infants may be admitted.

Model of care is aligned with the state wide model of service for Mother and Infant services, consumer focussed and encourages consumer, carer and family participation. The model of care provided supports the principle, that where ever possible, the mother is the principle carer for her infant.

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Gold Coast Health provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations – The Gold Coast. With its world-class beaches and hinterland, emerging cultural scene, national sporting teams, several universities and family-friendly atmosphere, the Gold Coast offers unmatched lifestyle opportunities.

With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, Gold Coast Health oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. We deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of our 6000 employees, you will see why!

How to apply

Apply for this role by visiting Smartjobs and clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Monday, 31 July 2017.

Job Ad reference: GC247522

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Damien Hughes (07) 5687 7108

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GC247522 


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse Consultant – Evolve Therapeutic Services

• West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, West Brisbane/ Ipswich QLD
• Classification NG7
• Salary $4,031.30 -$4,376.60 per fortnight
• Temporary Full Time

Join the fastest growing health service

About this role:

This role would suit an experienced Clinical Nurse Consultant looking for the next steps in their career. With Additional funding allocated to Mental Health in 2017 – 2018 budget you will be joining an expanding health service with plenty of opportunity for career progression. This is a temporary role for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

About you:

To be considered for this position you will need the following mandatory qualifications/professional registration

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 is expected for this position.

About West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service has a long and proud history of caring for the communities of Ipswich, Boonah, Esk, Laidley and Gatton. The hospital and health service is one of the largest employers in the region, employing more than 2,800 staff.

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service delivers health services in a mix of metropolitan and small rural community settings and services a population of about 260,000 people. The Health Service catchment is the third fastest growth area in Australia, with the population forecast to increase by 77 percent to 450,000 people by 2026 (based on information available at April 2015). The projected increase in population is the largest of any Hospital and Health Service in Queensland. The Health Service has excellent prospects for growth which makes it an ideal employer for those seeking to develop their career.

The Hospital and Health Service delivers health services across the continuum of care: preventative and primary health care services, ambulatory services, acute care, sub-acute care, oral health and mental health and specialised services (including Offender Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs). West Moreton also has a major teaching role, providing both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical experience for members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team and has accountability for state wide research and learning facilities for mental health.

Our Health facilities include:
• Ipswich Hospital
• Ipswich Community Health Plaza
• Boonah Health Service
• Esk Health Service
• Gatton Health Service
• Laidley Health Service
• Goodna Community Health
• The Park – Centre for Mental Health, Treatment, Research and Education
• Gailes Community Care Unit
• Ipswich Community Dental Clinic

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service core values

Really care: Every day we are proud of how we care for our patients, how we work together and how we deliver our work.
You matter: We are part of the community we serve. What is important to our community is important to us. We respond to your feedback about our work, our attitude, the services we provide and the way we provide them.
We deliver: Our patients, their families, our colleagues, our staff, our partners and our community can be confident in our people and our services. We honour our commitments.
Be the best: We are here to make our patients’ healthcare experience the very best it can be. We aspire to realise our vision and be proud to deliver healthcare excellence.
West Moreton Hospital and Health Service is committed to delivering patient centred highly reliable care through excellent health, excellent care and excellent value.

For further information and to view the Role Description please visit Smartjobs
Contact: Jeanette Pittaway, Team Leader
Phone: (07) 3813 6270
Closing date: 03 August 2017


 

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Position Vacant: Mental Health Nurse x 2
Central Queensland Rural Health (CQRH)
Allied Health Services Program
1 x Emerald, Queensland
1 x Cloncurry, Queensland

Salary: $62,724 - $81,117

Central Queensland Rural Health is seeking two enthusiastic Mental Health Nurses/Social Workers to establish unique roles across 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 demonstrated 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 holistic mental health services

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. 

Applications close Friday 4 August 2017.


 

 

 

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Case Manager (Ravenhall) – multiple positions

  • State-of-the-art facility at Ravenhall
  • Full time, multiple positions available
  • Multidisciplinary roles - Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy
  • Free onsite parking, Generous Salary Packaging

Welcome to Forensicare.

Established in 1997, Forensicare is a dedicated state-wide specialist service providing quality forensic mental health services. 2017 brings us exciting changes as we significantly expand our services across our prison and hospital services.

Due for completion in late 2017, the Ravenhall Correctional Centre (RCC) in Melbourne’s west, is an exciting new development with a purpose-built forensic mental health facility. This facility will:

  • dramatically improve the care of mentally ill offenders in Victoria’s prison system,
  • significantly expand the capacity and scope of our organisation; and
  • offer unique opportunities for our staff to advance their professional skills in line with world-class clinical and mental health service provision.

About the role

Forensicare provides a forensic mental health outpatient service at Ravenhall Correctional Centre (RCC), inclusive of Intensive Case Management, Specialist Consultation and the coordination of the FMH Triage and Referral service. The outpatient service provides a ‘step up’ level of care from the primary mental health provider, and a ‘step down’ from the Erskine (Sub-acute) or Moroka (Complex and Challenging behaviours) Units. The aim of the Intensive Case Management service is to support prisoners with significant mental illness to stabilise their symptoms, strengthen their ability to manage and monitor their symptoms, and reduce the need for admission to FMH bed-based services.

The Case Managers (CMs) are responsible for providing assertive specialist mental health follow-up including the provision of assessment and interventions in promoting mental health Recovery, and are the single point of contact for care coordination of their allocated patients. The CMs will coordinate the Mental Health Recovery Plan goals, engaging the multidisciplinary team for specialist consultations and interventions as appropriate. Care may be provided at the Health Centre, or at the patient’s Community location (within the interview rooms provided at each Community Hub).

The CMs will be required to liaise and work closely with other stakeholders to deliver best practice in the short and long-term and work towards their patients’ Mental Health Recovery Plan goals. It is expected that the CMs will advocate for their patients with internal and external stakeholders e.g. Correct Care Australasia and Area Mental Health Services.

Skills and experience

  • Approved qualification in Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA where relevant. Social Workers must be eligible for membership with AASW.
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience within mental health, preferably recent experience in community mental health setting or a demonstration of signficant and extensive experience working within a secondary/tertiary mental health service.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer Recovery, including the modelling and leading of Recovery focused initiatives.
  • Experience and competency in planning, implementing and evaluating case management interventions with people with serious mental illnesses.
  • A sound knowledge of legislation relevant to the target population.

We have some other relevant requirements, which are contained in the Key Selection Criteria found in the Position Description.

Benefits

We value our staff and provide a range of benefits including:

  • Salary Packaging;
  • Excellent leave entitlements;
  • Full orientation & ongoing training;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Access to Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

We would love to hear from you, so please apply now!

Reference Number: 13416
Contact: Tanya Mularczyk
M: 0466 318 346
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Closing Date: 20/07/2017

For more information, visit Forensicare website.


 

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RPN3 and RPN2 positions available

• Multiple part time and full time opportunities available
• Ref number: 13428
• Commencement date: August 2017
• Based at: Port Phillip Prison
• Great salary packaging conditions
• Full orientation and ongoing training

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria.

On the 10th September 2017, Forensicare will become the provider of specialist Forensic Mental Health (FMH) Services at Port Phillip Prison. This includes the 30-bed psychosocial rehabilitation unit, known as "St Paul's Unit", responsibility for providing clinical support to three observation cells on the unit, specialist consultations to the Outpatient Service and after hours crisis assessments to Prisoners at risk.

About the role:
The Mental Health Nurse delivers care within a custodial setting, practicing within a recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care. This position works with a multidisciplinary team to provide care and facilitate recovery using evidence-based treatment approaches and participation in the delivery of therapeutic programs.

Duties:

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

  • Demonstrate initiative in the delivery of nursing care.
  • Apply the recognised nursing competencies and psychiatric nursing standards of practice.
  • Competently undertake a case management role for allocated patients.
  • Use a range of therapeutic communication skills in individual and group contexts to promote the health of patients.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3

  • Delivery of high-quality care coordination, ‘At Risk’ assessments and provision of individual and group programs
  • Take an active role in clinical review processes and team meetings, offering and providing support for other clinicians and services.
  • Coordinate, delegate and lead the nursing team in the delivery of day to day patient care

Qualification, skills and experience:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA) as a Psychiatric Nurse
  • Previous experience working within a custodial setting would be an advantage

In addition to these qualifications, skills and experience, the RPN3 will also have:

  • Demonstrated comprehensive risk assessments skills and ability to plan and implement risk management plans.
    Benefits

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions
  • Excellent leave entitlements
  • Postgraduate scholarship programs
  • Ongoing training and full orientation
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: staff gym, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Applications close: 10th July 2017

Contact Gemma Plummer – Senior Project Lead on +61 466 518 215 for more information.
To view a copy of the position description and other relevant information please visit our website at www.forensicare.vic.gov.au 


 

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse RPN2 (Ravenhall)

- State-of-the-art facility at Ravenhall
- Full time, September 2017 commencement
- Free onsite parking,

Welcome to Forensicare.

Established in 1997, Forensicare is a dedicated state-wide specialist service providing quality forensic mental health services. 2017 brings us exciting changes as we significantly expand our services across our prison and hospital services.

Due for completion in late 2017, the Ravenhall Correctional Centre (RCC) in Melbourne’s west, is an exciting new development with a purpose-built forensic mental health facility. This facility will:

  • dramatically improve the care of mentally ill offenders in Victoria’s prison system,
  • significantly expand the capacity and scope of our organisation; and
  • offer unique opportunities for our staff to advance their professional skills in line with world-class clinical and mental health service provision.

About the role
Commencing in September, and working within a multidisciplinary team, this position will be delivering care within a custodial mental health bed based setting, practicing within a Recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care. In doing so, the Mental Health Nurse practices within the Ravenhall Charter, ensuring service integration and fidelity to the vision, mission, values and principles of the Charter.

The position performs in a Key Nurse role for an allocated group of patients, and is responsible for the overall coordination of care for this group of patients. They also perform the role of Key Worker in relation to liaison with the patient’s custodial case manager, and the integration of the Mental Health Recovery Plan with the custodial case management plan.

Nursing staff may be rotated through units to assist in building a comprehensive understanding of the acute and subacute bed based services, and also to provide professional development opportunities.

Skills and experience

  • Hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent and possess current registration with AHPRA.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer Recovery.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of contemporary and ethical mental health nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake comprehensive nursing assessments of mentally ill patients, and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing interventions.
  • Commitment to participate in the delivery of therapeutic programs.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits
We value our staff and provide a range of benefits including:

  • Salary Packaging;
  • Excellent leave entitlements;
  • 17.5% annual leave loading;
  • Full orientation & ongoing training;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Access to Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs;

We would love to hear from you, so please apply now!

Contact: Tanya Mularczyk
M: 0466 318 346
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Closing Date: 16/07/2017
Reference Number: 13426

https://forensicare.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=4Yvf6lGK+1A=&jbc=ere 


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Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN3) – Ravenhall

- State-of-the-art facility at Ravenhall

- Multiple positions (full time & part time)

- Free onsite parking, September 2017 commencement

 

Welcome to Forensicare.

Established in 1997, Forensicare is a dedicated state-wide specialist service providing quality forensic mental health services. 2017 brings us exciting changes as we significantly expand our services across our prison and hospital services.

Due for completion in late 2017, the Ravenhall Correctional Centre (RCC) in Melbourne’s west, is an exciting new development with a purpose-built forensic mental health facility. This facility will:

  • dramatically improve the care of mentally ill offenders in Victoria’s prison system,
  • significantly expand the capacity and scope of our organisation; and
  • offer unique opportunities for our staff to advance their professional skills in line with world-class clinical and mental health service provision.

About the role

Commencing in September, and working within a multidisciplinary team, these positions will be delivering care within a custodial setting, practicing within a recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care.

The range of services we’ll be delivering will allow nursing staff to work across a number of settings including the acute, subacute, complex & challenging behaviours and rehabilitation and reintegration units, as well as reception, outpatients, crisis assessment and ‘at risk’ services.

Skills and experience

  • Hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent and possess current registration with AHPRA.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer recovery.
  • Demonstrated thorough working knowledge of current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) standards of practice, contemporary mental health nursing practices and relevant legislation, coupled with significant experience in mental health nursing, preferably within a custodial setting.
  • Proven knowledge, skills and commitment to the use of reflective techniques in the delivery of quality, recovery-focused mental health care.
  • Use sound judgement and initiative to make independent, clear and patient-centred therapeutic recommendations.

We have some other relevant requirements, which are contained in the Key Selection Criteria found in the Position Description.

Benefits

We value our staff and provide a range of benefits including:

  • Salary Packaging;
  • Excellent leave entitlements;
  • 17.5% annual leave loading;
  • Full orientation & ongoing training;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Access to Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs;

We would love to hear from you, so please apply now!

Applications close on the 6th of July 2017

Contact: Tanya Mularczyk

M: 0466 318 346 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Reference: 13421 Position link: https://forensicare.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=3DbrfDSCM3I=&jbc=ere 

 


 

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Mental Health Nurses
Dunedin
NEW ZEALAND

• Are you motivated to make the move south?
• Expressions of interest sought from experienced Mental Health Nurses
• 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 mountain.

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.

For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor – Women’s, Children’s and Public Health Directorate, 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:
http://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?jobCategory=&job_id=7475 

 


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Team Care Nurse (Mental Health)
Job No: FLO187 Location: Tumut
Do you want to support people to make a positive difference in their lives?
Earn an attractive remuneration package including the opportunity to salary sacrifice $$$
Want to work Monday - Friday ensuring a healthy work/life balance?
Flourish Australia is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Team Care Nurse to join our team based in Tumut!

The position available is closed term full-time until June 2018 working Monday - Friday and attracts a Salary Circa of $80K + Super + Tax-Free Salary Packaging.

About the Opportunities
As a Team Care Nurse, you will undertake care coordination and provide individual assessment and focused psychological strategies for people we support with severe and complex mental illness. In this position you will work with a range of stakeholders to ensure high quality outcomes for the people we support, their families and carers within a recovery based framework.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Undertake recovery-oriented care planning to ensure that needs and goals identified by the person we support and/or relevant health providers are met
  • Monitor clinical risk through review and assessment to minimise potential harm to the consumer and others, and respond appropriately
  • Provision of care coordination activities aligned to individual needs and in accordance with funding guideline
  • Provide medication support including monitoring compliance, observations of effects and side effects and indications/contra-indications
  • Ensure accurate clinical notes are maintained including information regarding assessment, treatment, progress and discharge and store client files in accordance with legislative requirements
  • Delivery of psycho-education regarding the nature of mental health and associated problems, referral to appropriate information services and avenues of access
  • Liaise and coordinate with Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) Community Mental Health Teams – with a particular focus on consumers whose needs may fluctuate and who therefore require intermittent involvement of MLHD services
  • Undertake advocacy to support the consumers choice and ensure that their rights are represented

For more information on the Team Care Nurse role, please read the Position Description.

Who we are
RichmondPRA is now Flourish Australia. Our name reflects our fundamental and enduring commitment to people’s mental health and wellbeing, supporting them to thrive and live a contributing life.

People are at the centre of everything we do at Flourish Australia – they’re our heart and soul. We reflect this through the language we use, our pride and belief in our team and our respect and understanding of those with a lived experience of a mental health issue.

Our positions are open to all suitably qualified applicants. We have a strong commitment to participation of people with lived experience of mental health issues in our workforce. We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

Selection Criteria
To be considered for this position you will be a credentialed Mental Health Nurse or a Registered Nurse with an interest in mental health and willingness to undertake further training. Previous experience or an understanding of evidence based mental health care utilising a recovery orientated approach is essential.

Essential:

  • Credentialed Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse with previous mental health nursing experience and or an interest in working with the target group, with a willingness to undertake predetermined and funded professional development
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Postgraduate nursing experience working within a team based environment exercising independent clinical judgement
  • Experience or understanding of best practice mental health care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health conditions including symptoms and appropriate treatments
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills with the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and frameworks relevant to this position
  • A current Australian drivers licence

For further information, please contact:

Mark Stephens, Cluster Manager

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Appointments will be subject to satisfactory Australian residency/visa, National Criminal Record checks, and Working With Children Check.

The Benefits
You will be rewarded with an attractive salary package plus superannuation, leave loading and salary packaging.

Flourish Australia recognises and values its people as demonstrated by:

  • Salary Circa $80K + Super + Tax-Free Salary Packaging available up to $15,900; What does Salary Packaging mean for me?
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Comprehensive infrastructure including fleet motor vehicles, mobile phones and other resources for work purposes;

How to Apply

  • To apply for this position, please complete all the questions asked. You will then be required to attach a copy of your resume on the following page, we encourage you to have your resume up-to-date and available before you commence the application.

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Applications must be submitted online BEFORE 23rd July 2017, 5pm.  

 

 


790904 Barwon Health

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Grade 3 (Shift Manager)

· Gain valuable experience in an exciting field

· Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

· Build your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s 2014 People in Health Award Winner!

About the facility

The Swanston Centre Acute In-patient Unit provides recovery orientated service delivery to adults with acute mental health disorders living in the Geelong region. It endeavours to provide optimum treatment and management to consumers in the least restrictive manner and to the highest possible standard.

About the role

Barwon Health's Acute Treatment is seeking a Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse for a full time position within the Swanston Centre. As the Shift Manager you will provide co-ordination, leadership and supervision of staff in the daily operations of the unit. In this role you will provide assessment and continuing care to consumers with a serious mental disorder as well as manage shifts and complete statistical information.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

· Flexible working arrangements

· Professional development

· Access to employee wellness facility

· Salary packaging

· Social club

· Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

· Our Commitment to Child Safety · Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan · Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.

Reference # 150460

Location, Swanston Centre

Key Contact, Beth McClelland, 0417 357 223

Closing Date 5/07/2017

For further information, please visit http://barwon.mercury.com.au or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.

 


790904 Barwon Health

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Grade 2)

· Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects

· Work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team

· Extend your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s 2014 People in Health Award Winner!

About the facility

The Swanston Centre Acute In-patient Unit provides recovery orientated service delivery to adults with acute mental health disorders living in the Geelong region. It endeavours to provide optimum treatment and management to consumers in the least restrictive manner and to the highest possible standard.

About the role

As a Registered Nurse in Mental Health, you provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre; as part of a multidisciplinary team which operates within a holistic Recovery Based Model. You will be responsible for the day to day provision of nursing care to consumers and families and liaise with community teams and external organisations in relation to client issues.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

· Flexible working arrangements

· Professional development

· Access to employee wellness facility

· Salary packaging

· Social club

· Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

· Our Commitment to Child Safety · Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan · Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, well-being and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.

Reference # 150459

Location, Swanston Centre

Key Contact, Beth McClelland, 0417 357 223

Closing Date 5/07/2017

For further information, please visit http://barwon.mercury.com.au or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.