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• Permanent Full and Part Time positions available – Clayton, Dandenong and Casey
• Experienced Mental Health Registered Nurses – Critical Acute Care
• Outstanding career opportunity to make your mark in Mental Health in a supportive and passionate team
About Mental Health - Acute Inpatient services at Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between.

Our Mental Health Acute services provide short term inpatient care and treatment during the critical phase of mental illness until management within the community is a safe option. With a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to have support and learn about the impact of mental health diagnosis and develop coping strategies to better manage their recovery in the community.

Monash Health has numerous Acute Adult inpatient units:
• Monash Medical Centre, Clayton - P Block, 31 bed Inpatient unit
• Dandenong Hospital - Unit 1, 25 bed Inpatient unit
• Dandenong Hospital - Unit 4, is a 50 bed Secure Extended Care Unit (SECU) for medium to long-term treatment and rehabilitation
• Casey Hospital - Ward E, a 30 bed unit + 5 step down beds within a medical ward
All with a component of High Dependency Units.

About The Role
We are excited to announce that we are seeking qualified Psychiatric Nurses to join our Adult Inpatient Units across Monash Health. We have opportunities of both Full and Part Time positions to work across rotational rosters of all shifts.

Select your preference of Monash Health sites upon your application.

The Psychiatric Nurses support patients and families during crisis and transition periods of their mental illness, considering a persons, physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. The Nurses are responsive and flexible in coordinating and delivering care. Patients are provided with information and education to support their personal recovery journey through the therapeutic process in the clinical environment.

About You
Bringing your passion and genuine interest into Acute Mental Health, you understand the complexities of working in this setting. You are a dynamic, key team player and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner.

You also have:
• Demonstrated Nursing experience, in an Acute Inpatient Unit or a Mental Health Graduate Program
• Minimum of post graduate Diploma in Mental Health nursing
OR experience in a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program
OR hold a specialist post basic course which led to registration as a Psychiatric Nurse
• Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards
• Current Australian AHPRA nursing registration
• The ability to live and work in Victoria (Australia) without restriction, including ability to obtain all necessary police clearances and a Working with Children Check
What We Offer
• You will be well supported in your new role with internal and external education, whilst contributing to the Transforming Care initiatives across Mental Health
• Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
• Mentorship & career guidance
• Support to attend relevant forums & conferences
• Relocation financial support through our salary packaging partner
In addition, you will have access to the benefits within Public Health, including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

APPLY TODAY to join the Acute Mental Health team at Monash Health!
Remember highlight your preferred location in your application; Clayton, Dandenong or Casey Hospital
Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.
Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities across Monash Health.

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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Job Ref: 699280 - Mental Health Clinical Practice Consultant

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Murray Mallee Community Health, Murray Bridge
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $124,301 - $131,635 - Perm F/T - RN/RM3

You will provide clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings in the Murray Mallee community. You will also provide clinical nursing expertise to contribute to the improvement of high quality, safe mental health services in the region. Primarily providing expert mental health nursing care, you will select and implement different therapeutic interventions, provide individual case management to a defined population of consumers, and evaluate consumer progress. Country Health SA Mental Health embraces strength-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.

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 will also hold a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent. Demonstrating expertise in mental health nursing practice in accordance with the relevant standards of practice, you will be confident in leading and promoting consumer engagement initiatives. You will possess strong leadership abilities and a commitment to fostering a workplace environment that develops staff potential. Your sound communication and interpersonal skills will equip you to deal appropriately with consumers, carers and families where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and consumer expectations.

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: 25 October 2019

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 699280

Contact: Chris Irvine 

08 8535 6800 

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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Acute Care Team Co-responder – Mental Health)

Southport

$113,261 - $122,964 per annum

The Role

 An opportunity has become available for several Clinical Nurse Consultants (Acute Care Team Co-responder – Mental Health) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will take responsibility for

  • Leading and managing staff by fostering and committing to patient safety and quality in delivery of healthcare and provide clinical governance to ensure continued high quality, safe services in the relevant work area
  • Assuming responsibility and accountability for own actions and the delegation and supervision of nursing care to Registered Nurses (RNs), Enrolled Nurses (ENs) and Assistants in Nursing (AINs)
  • Demonstrating an expert level of knowledge of contemporary nursing practice, apply theory to practice in delivery of direct and indirect clinical care, and the ability to apply relevant legislation, guidelines and standards and ensure high level clinical practice
  • Maintain high level interpersonal and communication skills with members of the health care team, patients/clients/residents and visitors to the service

Requirements for the role

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position
  • 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
  • A Masters qualification within a relevant 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

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Temporary Full Time, Part time (up to 12 months)
  • Base salary ranging from $113,261 - $122,964 per annum, $57.12 - $62.01 per hour
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About Adult and Older Persons Mental Health

The Acute Care Team (ACT) is a specialised mental health service that seeks to deliver care and support that respects the individual’s rights, preserves their dignity, and promotes recovery and inclusion.

The Acute Care Team aims to provide a service that acknowledges an individual’s strengths and abilities, and is welcoming, accessible, responsive, collaborative and safe.

The team’s role is to be the first point of contact for the GCHHS Mental Health Service to provide education, support, information, advice and referral. The Acute Care Team is a mobile assertive outreach crisis response team that offers a range of short-term options tailored to meet individual needs in the community which may also include acute care in the immediate post discharge phase of an inpatient admission.

The Acute Care Team is committed to providing a service that is empathic, courteous and able to develop positive relationships with people in crisis, founded on hope and recovery.

The Acute Care Team operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day across variety of settings, on a continuous roster within the GCHHS. This position rostered initially commence up to 5 afternoons per week.

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

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Wednesday, 16 October 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC324518

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Luke Lindsay (07) 5687 8307

Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

For further information and to apply, visit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GC324518


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Job Ref: 704142 - Mental Health Clinician Candidate Pool

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Murray Bridge & Berri
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $69,932 - $85,238 - AHP1; $90,046 - $104,475 - AHP2; $76,475 - $106,005 - RN1; $88,631 - $114,112 - RN2 - Perm F/T

This is a great opportunity to enjoy being part of a friendly country health service, where you will experience broad exposure to a variety of clinical settings. You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services across the multidisciplinary Mental Health Service appropriate to the needs of consumers in the Riverland and Murray Mallee communities. Delivering integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches in your professional field of Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Psychology or Mental Health Nursing. This will include individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Working for us, you will benefit from ongoing career development and learning opportunities in a progressive rural region. You will have access to an extensive range of clinical supports on site and be part of a welcoming team environment. As a Riverland Mallee Coorong employee, you will be eligible for salary sacrifice benefits, zone allowance, and may also be eligible for relocation support.

For appointment at the AHP1/AHP2 level, you will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy, Social Work or Psychology and be eligible for membership with the relevant professional association. For appointment at the RN1/RN2 level, you will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate. You must also be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment, you will possess effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

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: 2 October 2020

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 704142


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Position Title:  Registered Nurse (Acute Adult Mental Health)

Work Unit/Facility Location Southport

Remuneration/Salary Rates $70,702 - $90,686 per annum, $35.65 - $45.73 per hour

The Role:

An opportunity has become available for several Registered Nurses (Acute Adult Mental Health) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will take responsibility for :

  • Practicing to full scope of practice as per the defined practice standards for registered nurses set out by the NMBA and registered with AHPRA
  • Effectively manage self and work with the Nurse Unit Managers and Clinical Nurses to meet personal professional development needs
  • Coordinating clinical care in the work unit (including performing the role of shift coordinator as required) utilising well developed contemporary clinical and problem-solving skills
  • Role modelling a people focused approach to evidence-based care and support and maintain a unit culture reflective of the principles of Transforming Care
  • Providing relevant, contemporary information and education to patients/clients and families/care-givers to promote independence and control over their health

Requirements for the role:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position
  • 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
  • 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
  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: as required by HR Policy B1 measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

Benefits:

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

Salary information:

  • Permanent full time, permanent part time (several positions, hrs negotiable)
  • Base salary ranging from $70,702 - $90,686 per annum, $35.65 - $45.73 per hour
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health:

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

About Adult and Older Persons Mental Health:

Inpatient Mental Health provide a safe and supportive environment for consumers with mental illness that is not manageable through community services. The purpose of admission to Inpatient Units is for the treatment of acute mental illnesses, comprehensive assessments or for specific planned therapeutic intervention and offering support, education and reintegration back into the community. Inpatient units include: Acute Adult Mental Health Units, Acute Young Adult Services, Lavender Mother and Baby Unit, Orchid Older Persons Mental Health Unit, Extended Treatment Unit and Cordyline Rehabilitation.

Pandanus and Melaleuca Acute Adult Mental Health Inpatient Units are located at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) and are designed to provide for a safe and therapeutic environment in the provision of specialised acute inpatient service for consumers aged between 18-80 years. Each Unit is a 24 beds facility consisting of 18 Open Acute Care beds and 6 Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds. PICU beds in each unit are located in a separate area within the respective Acute Adult Mental Health Unit with a higher level of nursing input to care for consumers in an acutely ill phase of a mental illness. Both Melaleuca and Pandanus Units also service a Short Stay Pathway Programme which can utilise 4 of the 18 Acute beds. Further, these units provide an outpatient Relprevv clinic where consumers can have their Relprevv medication administered. Mental Health Inpatient Unit services are provided by multidisciplinary teams in strong partnerships with the community, government and non-government organisations (NGOs).

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

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Thursday, 25 October 2019

Job Ad reference: GC324534

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted

Enquiries: Angela McGrotty (07) 5687 7132

Job Ad Reference: GC324534

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 October 2019

Apply online at: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GC324534


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Nursing Director - Redcliffe/Caboolture

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Metro North Mental Health, Caboolture

The Nursing Director is part of the MNMH Redcliffe/Caboolture Mental Health Executive, and is a skilled mental health nurse, able to draw from a depth and range of experience within the mental health sector.  The Nursing Director provides effective leadership in the planning, management, and delivery of safe, quality consumer/person centred care within MNMH at the Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals.  The Nursing Director has the expertise to lead strategies and practices to attract, retain, develop and motivate a skilled mental health nursing workforce, in collaboration with the Director of Nursing and Nursing Directors of the other services.  The Nursing Director is familiar with contemporary mental health nursing practice and can assist in supporting an evidence-based culture within the nursing workforce.  The Nursing Director works with the MNMH Director of Nursing and the other MNMH Nursing Directors, to ensure all professional practice adheres to, and is guided by, the relevant qualification and standards of care and legislation.

Job details

Position status  Permanent

Position type    Full-time

Occupational group     Health - Nursing

Classification   Nurse Grade 11

Workplace Location     Brisbane - North

Job ad reference          QLD/MH322422

Closing date    18-October-2019

Yearly salary    $148983 - $148983

Job duration    Permanent full time

Contact person Liam Wishart

Contact details (07) 5316 5656

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • The Nursing Director is an executive-level position, working in collaboration with the MNMH-Redcliffe/Caboolture executive team to deliver contemporary mental health care to the consumers across the Redcliffe and Caboolture catchments.
  • The Nursing Director reports operationally to the Operations Director, MNMH-Redcliffe/Caboolture and professionally to the Director of Nursing, MNMH.
  • The Nursing Director manages several direct reports and therefore must be familiar with the day to day operation of a contemporary mental health service.
  • Facilitate practice of self and others in accordance with code of ethics, professional standards and legislation affecting nursing practice by maintaining current knowledge and competence within scope of position.
  • Undertake, and participate in ethical decision-making in the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify and prioritise needs accessing both material and human resources through effective negotiation and communication to achieve cost effective consumer/person centred service delivery including Business Planning Framework (BPF) application.
  • Practice collaboratively within the interprofessional health care team to promote the safety, security and personal integrity of individuals and groups.
  • Participate in and manage the performance and development planning of self and staff reporting to the position.

Job ad reference number: MH322422  Close date: 18 October 2019

Please click here to apply https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MH322422

 

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Further Info:

Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.

 


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Clinical Care Coordinators

Hunter Primary Care

 

Hunter Primary Care (HPC) is introducing Clinical Care Coordination services to support people in the community with complex and enduring mental illness, impacting on social, personal and vocational aspects of their life. Services will be made available in Greater Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens; towns in the Lower and Upper Hunter regions and Mid Coast (Taree, Foster, Gloucester).

Applications are invited for contractors or employed staff to deliver these services, who can be credentialed mental health nurses or experienced mental health nurses engaged in the credentialing process and/or qualified and experienced mental health clinicians (psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist). HPC are offering an attractive sessional based fee to deliver these services for a clinician in private practice. Employed staff remuneration is based on HPC salary for nurses, psychologists and allied health staff, based on level of qualification and experience.

The program in initially funded for 2 years until 2021, with the possibility of extension for one year.

For further information or questions, please contact Katrina Delamothe or Philip Carr, HPC Mental Health Services on (02) 4925 2259 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To find out more and to forward an application, visit our Careers at Hunter Primary Care page at https://hunterprimarycare.com.au/careers/

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 18th October, 2019


Northern NSW

Registered Nurse Tallowwood Adult Mental Health Unit

Lismore Mental Health Services

Permanent Full Time or Part Time

Remuneration: $32.37 to $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ126937

The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality person-centred nursing care in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice for Registered Nurses, and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.  

Nursing care is provided utilising the principles of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery and   in accordance with the National Practice Standards for Mental Health Workforce 2013 and the NSW Health Mental Health Competencies.

 

Where you’ll be working

 

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

Enquiries: Inkah Fischer on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications Close: 21 October 2019

Apply online at https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/registered-nurse-tallowwood-adult-mental-health-unit-lismore-53923  

 


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Nurse Unit Manager

Lismore

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $121,607.38 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ127729

The Nursing Unit Manager of the adult mental health inpatient unit is responsible for the efficient management of the nursing and other relevant staff under their delegation and coordination of the provision of nursing care. The Nursing Unit Manager leads nursing staff, ensures effective liaison between all health professionals and is responsible for the environmental and work, health and safety management of the units.
 
Clinician engagement and leadership has been a prominent feature of the public health system for a number of years, where clinician led clinical standards, safety and quality improvements have become a major focus. The LHD is committed to the strengthening and ongoing involvement and clinician engagement of staff that provide direct patient care in the planning, delivery, improvement and evaluation of health services.

 

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

 

Enquiries: Fiona Couch on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications Close: 26 September 2019

Apply online at: https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/nurse-unit-manager-lismore-mental-health-53149

 


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Charge Nurse Manager - Mental Health Inpatient Unit

  • A unique opportunity to head up our mental health inpatient unit - Wāhi Oranga
  • Help lead our mental health services into the future
  • Full time permanent opportunity

About the role

The charge Nurse Manager for our Mental Health Inpatient unit is a member of the Senior Leadership team for mental health and addictions at Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH). The Wāhi Oranga unit at Nelson Hospital is for adolescents and adults who require inpatient care. The unit offers both acute care and rehabilitation. In this position you will be responsible for managing clinical risk and implementing systems and processes to improve patient outcomes. You will facilitate timely patient access to services within Nelson Marlborough Health and regionally across the continuum of care.

About you

If you are a skilled and committed Nurse leader with broad knowledge and skills and a passion for mental health then this could be the position for you. As well as significant clinical leadership in mental health you will have NZNC registration and a current practising certificate. You will have a demonstrated history of facilitating change within a fast-paced environment and your people skills will enable you to manage a diverse range of clinicians, with differing needs. You will be committed to furthering the service through exploration of opportunities and fostering innovation.

You will also be committed to achieving equity and upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi including the following:

  • Working to develop an integrated Maori model of care with Te Waka Hauora (TWH) Maori health unit
  • Helping to develop rehabilitation pathways for Maori in conjunction with TWH
  • Working to develop working relationships with local Maori providers
  • Ensuring Wāhi Oranga keep key performance indicators are reported by ethnicity and specifically work to reduce Maori seclusion rates
  • Encouraging staff to undertake cultural safety training

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150 000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Our Mental Health and Addictions Vision -Working together for mental wellbeing

Find out more about us - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Jane Kinsey, General Manager Mental Health and Addictions on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click apply now and fill in our online application form.

https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Charge-Nurse-Manager-Mental-Health-Inpatient-Unit/Nelson-Hospital/15089

Applications close Sunday, 6 October 2019.


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Occupational Therapist or Psychologist or Social Worker – Senior (Mental Health Clinician)

Older Persons Mental Health Team, Rockhampton

  • Remuneration up to $131,165 p.a. comprised of salary between $106,833 - $114,960 p.a.
  • HP4 Grade
  • Permanent Full Time

 

Duties/Abilities:  The Clinical Senior of the Older Persons Mental Health Team provides clinical leadership and facilitates communication and coordination across the integrated mental health service and the community.

Experience the great work being provided in the Older Persons Mental Health Team.

 

Enquiries: Contact Linda Park  Phone: (07) 4920 5554

Job Ad Reference:  RK9I323466

Application Details: Apply via www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Tuesday, 1 October 2019


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Job Ref: 704560 - Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse - Adult Mental Health

• Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Adult Mental Health Service, Salisbury
• Indicative Total Remuneration: $75,661 - $103,935 - RN/M1; $87,817 - $112,041 - RN/M2C - Perm F/T
• Multiple Positions

You will provide evidence based mental health nursing care to consumers of the Adult Mental Health Service in Salisbury. Working with Adult Acute Mental Health clients their carers and families where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds, you will undertake mental health assessments. You will also plan, implement or coordinate appropriate service delivery from a range of accepted options, working with other disciplines or agencies to meet individual health care needs. If appointed as a Clinical Nurse it is expected that you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing mental health care.

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for around 341,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. More than 3,800 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services.

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 recovery-oriented mental health nursing practice, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental healthcare 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: 11 October 2019

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 704560

Contact: Christine Dickinson
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Nurse Navigator (Mental Health)

The Townsville Hospital, Queensland

 Generous remuneration package value up to $140,711 p.a. comprising salary range of $113,261 to $122,964 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

 Duties/Abilities:

The Nurse Navigator facilitates a person-centred care coordination model for patients with chronic conditions and/or complex care needs who are mental health service consumers. This facilitation is achieved by reducing fragmentation, mitigating barriers, educating, empowering and coordinating patient care. The Nurse Navigator will demonstrate clinical expertise, utilise case management principles and primary health care service alternatives, where clinically appropriate, with the aim of reducing avoidable hospital admissions and improving patient outcomes through early and proactive interventions. 

The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated abilities to provide high level of assessment and treatment services to Consumers who access Townsville Mental Health Service.
  • Ability to provide high level for intake assessment to people across the lifespan.
  • Demonstrate clinical leadership in the advocacy for the Mental Health needs of service consumers, their carers and relevant stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Provide high-level knowledge and skills to team training and continuing professional development activities which contribute to the knowledge and skills of the Acute Care Team.

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to commencement of clinical duties.

Appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) under the Mental Health Act 2016 would be highly desirable. If not AMHP – then willingness to undertake and complete the requirements for appointment.

Enquiries: Patricia Shirkie 07 4433 3000

Job Ad Reference: TV322247

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV322247

Closing Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019

 


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Senior Mental Health Clinician - Acute Community Intervention Service (formerly CATT/ECATT)

  • 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)
  • Great Location, close to Train Station

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

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 a position 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.

About You  

From you we expect a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers, or your 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 the ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team engaging with multiple key stakeholders. You will also work independently and have outstanding time management skills and be able to prioritise effectively to achieve desired outcomes in a timely manner. We are looking for someone with:

  • Community mental health experience
  • An ambitious and driven leader
  • Qualifications and relevant registrations in Nursing, OT or Social Work
  • Capacity to work independently and within a team
  • A friendly and professional attitude.
  • Excellent engagement, relationship and therapeutic skills
  • Resilience and strong work ethics
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • 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

This is a Mental Health Clinician position as follows:

  • OT - Grade 3 Year 1-4
  • RN - Grade 4 Year 1-4
  • SW - Grade 3 Year 1-4

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 recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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Registered Psychiatric Nurse/Clinician – Mental Health Intellectual Disability Initiative (MHIDI)

  • Senior Clinician role within a great initiative of dual disability
  • Play an key role in the supportive relationships to our consumers of dual diagnosis
  • Flexible Monday to Friday role for work life balance

About our Mental Health Intellectual Disability Initiative (MHIDI) at Monash Health Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

Stronger Together (MHIDI) team is part of the Adult Mental Health program and is located in Thomas Street, Dandenong. We provide multidisciplinary specialist assessment, clinical treatment and behavioural management support for people who have been diagnosed over the age of 16 years, with developmental-intellectual disability and a co-existing diagnosed mental health condition or suspected mental health

About the Role

The Psychiatric Registered Nurse works in collaboration with the clinical team, including the program Consultant Psychiatrist and Behaviour Support Specialist, to complete risk & mental state assessments, provide intervention and consult on the formulation of care to consumers with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of dual disability. We also provide support for families and carers, and build linkages with community organisations, and deliver education along with the team.

This opportunity is for a Full Time, Temporary position is funded through to 30th June 2020. The position will also work in collaboration with other team members to consolidate the Model of Care, formulate clear service policy and guidelines and ensure the service is compliant with Quality & Safety, OHS and all other areas of reporting.

About You

You are a suitably qualified Mental Health Nurse with exceptional clinical knowledge and assessment skills. You have experience in or have a keen interest in the intellectual disability sector. You work efficiently in a team environment and are passionate to achieve outstanding outcomes for our consumers.

 What You Need

  • A Post Graduate Diploma or higher studies, in Mental Health Nursing OR completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program OR specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 Nurse
  • Excelled in your experience in Mental Health Nursing
  • Experience and postgraduate qualification to qualify for working with people with a Dual disability; Mental Health and Intellectual Disability.
  • Current registration through AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

 

What We Offer

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills & knowledge base, along with external training through Victorian Dual Disability Service
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • Mentorship & career guidance
  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

 

Apply to join our clinical team within the Mental Health program at Monash Health!

Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made. As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health Intervention Coordinator – Police/Ambulance Clinical Liaison)

Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community are looking for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health Intervention Coordinator – Police/Ambulance Clinical Liaison) to join their team.

For further information on our health service, please watch our corporate video.

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health Intervention Coordinator – Police/Ambulance Clinical Liaison) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will take responsibility for

  • Leading and managing staff by fostering and committing to patient safety and quality in delivery of healthcare and provide clinical governance to ensure continued high quality, safe services in the relevant work area
  • Assuming responsibility and accountability for own actions and the delegation and supervision of nursing care to Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Assistants in Nursing
  • Demonstrating an expert level of knowledge of contemporary nursing practice, apply theory to practice in delivery of direct and indirect clinical care, and the ability to apply relevant legislation, guidelines and standards and ensure high level clinical practice
  • Maintaining high level interpersonal and communication skills with members of the health care team, patients/clients/residents and visitors to the service

Requirements for the role

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment as required by HR Policy B1: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
  • A Masters qualification within a relevant area is highly desirable
  • 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
  • A post-graduate qualification in the specialty area is highly desirable
  • Experience in senior nursing positions within a relevant specialty is highly desirable
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Benefits

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

 

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $113 261 - $122 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

 

About Gold Coast Health

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

About Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community

Gold Coast Mental Health Service provides a range of acute mental health services from a variety of settings to people across the Health Service District.

This District wide position is a professional clinician responsible for providing clinical consultation and liaison to police, ambulance, mental health staff, staff of other areas of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service and staff of other health services to enhance the capacity of all services to effectively respond to people who may have a mental illness and come to the attention of police or ambulance, at times of acute need or crisis.

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

 

How to Apply

Please click HERE to review the Role Description and submit your application by Tuesday, 24 September 2019. 

 

Job Ad reference: GC320876

 

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.


Northern NSW

Nurse Unit Manager, Adult Mental Health

Lismore Base Hospital

 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $121,607.38 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123084

The Nursing Unit Manager of the adult mental health inpatient unit is responsible for the efficient management of the nursing and other relevant staff under their delegation and coordination of the provision of nursing care. The Nursing Unit Manager leads nursing staff, ensures effective liaison between all health professionals and is responsible for the environmental and work, health and safety management of the units.
 
Clinician engagement and leadership has been a prominent feature of the public health system for a number of years, where clinician led clinical standards, safety and quality improvements have become a major focus. The LHD is committed to the strengthening and ongoing involvement and clinician engagement of staff that provide direct patient care in the planning, delivery, improvement and evaluation of health services.  

 

Where you’ll be working

 “A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

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

Applications Close: 3 September, 2019

Apply online at: https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/jobs/nurse-unit-manager-tallowwood-adult-mental-health-unit-lismore-51038


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Clinical Nurse Specialist (514823)

Mental Health Services

Tasmanian Health Service

Launceston, Tasmania

Salary: $86,186 to $90,191 p.a. plus superannuation, allowances and access to salary packaging.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking motivated and experienced Clinical Nurse specialist to join our Mental Health services team in Launceston. This position offers diversity, autonomy and the opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic multidisciplinary team. Applicants drawn to these positions will utilise evidence-based practices and recovery principles, be self-motivated and offer superior assessment and interpersonal skills. You will be required to contribute to the functioning of the team and to enhance service delivery to our client group. We are looking for someone who enjoys a breadth of activities within a specialist mental health service providing specialist assessment, treatment and assertive case management, clinical and professional supervision and inter sectoral liaison and consultancy with other agencies and community sector organisations.

We offer:

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

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

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Helen van der Molen by calling (03) 67774985 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close 3 September 2019

Vacancy No: 514823

Applications should address the selection criteria listed in the Statement of Duties.

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au.


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Registered Nurse - Mental Health Hospital in the Home (524320)

Tasmanian Health Service
Mental Health and Statewide Services
South

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

The Department of Health, Tasmanian Health Services, seeks to appoint Registered Nurses to a team delivering a twelve (12) bed Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHHITH) Service that operates seven days a week.

You will be responsible for the assessment, treatment and care provided to consumers of service in the delivery of intensive home based care following principles of person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed practice.

The team includes Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, Peer Workers and administrative support. It is a virtual ward of the Royal Hobart Hospital with direct links to the Department of Psychiatry, Emergency Department and Adult Community Mental Health Teams and the broader Statewide Mental Health Services – South.

Hobart is one hour by air from mainland Australia, and offers all the benefits of a major metropolitan city but with a relaxed and laid back lifestyle in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Rediscover the joys of connecting with community and your environment.

Affordable real estate, excellent education and career opportunities for families and partners, fresh air, spectacular scenery, world renowned food and wine and outstanding sporting and recreational activity…If these attributes appeal to you then talk to us.

Salary: $62,008 to $84,858 per annum

Vacancies: Fixed term, full-time and part-time, shift work, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible until 30 June 2021 (Multiple Vacancies).

To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Louise Megson, Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health Hospital in the Home on (03) 6166 6312 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Applications close: Sunday 8th September at 11:55pm

Vacancy No. 524320


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Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health
Adult Community Mental Health Services North

Tasmanian Health Services - North
52 Frankland Street, Launceston, Tasmania

Salary: $62,008 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary packaging

If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!

The Tasmanian Health Service seeks to appoint a Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health to join the dedicated and professional Mental Health Services team in Launceston.  This is a permanent, full time, day work position working 76 hours per fortnight to commence as soon as possible.

The position offers diversity, autonomy and the opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic multidiscipline team. Applicants drawn to these positions will utilise evidence-based practices and recovery principles, be self-motivated and offer superior assessment and interpersonal skills.  You will be required to contribute to the functioning of the team and to enhance service delivery to our client group. 

We offer:

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

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

Duties:

 Nursing Care

  1. In collaboration with members of the healthcare team plan, implement and evaluates patient/client care.
  2. Practice in accordance with the NMBA codes and guidelines for registered nurses and midwives.
  3. Acts as a Mental Health Officer when required.
  4. Involve patients/clients and their families/significant others in the planning and implementation of care.
  5. Contribute to the maintenance and promotion of a safe work environment.
  6. Understand and adhere to relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  7. Maintain accurate and objective documentation.

Teamwork

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

Excellence in Practice

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

Learning Culture

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

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

Applications close 31 August 2019.

Vacancy No: 514820

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Specialist)

  • Outstanding career opportunity to make your mark in a growing paediatric not-for-profit charity
  • Beach location in new purpose-designed building
  • Salary Packaging benefits

ABOUT US

Royal Far West is a non-government organisation based in Manly, which provides multidisciplinary health and wellbeing services for children from rural and remote Australia with developmental, behavioural, learning and mental health difficulties. We believe that every child has the right to access the services they need to thrive and grow, no matter where they live.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Clinical Nurse Consultant/CNS (MHCNC/CNS) is responsible for the provision of expert clinical care and education to children, young people and their families who attend Royal Far West for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Services.

Reporting to the Clinical Director, this is a key position within the medical clinic and part of the broader Royal Far West multidisciplinary team that is committed to service excellence and trauma-informed, family-centred practice.

The MHCNC/CNS is the senior leader in the nursing team at RFW and will have direct line management of the Medical Clinic Registered Nurses. The main role of the MHCNC/CNS is to support the provision of high quality, timely and appropriate Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to clients attending Manly and accessing telehealth for the Paediatric Developmental Program (PDP), working closely with the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Developmental Paediatrics teams.

As well as direct client and family consultation, this role involves engagement with a variety of both internal and external key service providers and stakeholders, including but not limited to Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists,  Paediatricians, General Practitioners, family referral and support services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), rural and remote Mental Health Clinical Nurse Consultants, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, community Health Workers and Family and Community Services (FaCS). 

Willing to consider full time and part time hours for this position.

     

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have:

  • Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Three years full time equivalent experience working in a community or inpatient setting providing Child & Adolescent Mental Health services
  • Able to demonstrate (or working towards) credentials as a Mental Health CNC/CNS
  • Proven clinical leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Highly developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with both professionals and clients & families
  • Experience working with children and families with complex psychosocial and mental health needs, including those children living in out of home care.
  • Thorough clinical understanding of developmental and mental health disorders in children and adolescents
  • The ability and experience to conduct clinical assessments, including the potential for aggression or self-harm, via technology (over the phone, videoconferencing etc.) and to develop appropriate management plans (in consultation with medical staff and the multidisciplinary team where indicated).
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic and clinical service planning, including an understanding of organisational behaviour, change management and cultural change processes
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of contemporary information systems and clinical teaching and development of specialty education programs
  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Working with Children Check.
  • This role has been identified as a Category A employee and requires protection against vaccine specified preventable diseases (forms will be provided for successful applicants)

Desirable Criteria for the role:

  • Demonstrated experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (and/or other relevant therapeutic models)
  • Demonstrated experience in Trauma Informed Practice
  • Demonstrated experience using Electronic Medical Records
  • Demonstrated experience in quality, systems and process improvement initiatives
  • Experience in clinical service delivery via telephone and/or telehealth

BENEFITS

HOW TO APPLY

We want to hear from you so please contact Caroline Harris on 02 8966 8529 if you have any queries about the role.

To apply for this position, please click on this link https://royalfarwest.elmotalent.com.au/careers/careers/job/view/49 and select the ‘Apply’ button

Closing date: 19 September 2019


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Clinical Nurse Educator (520127)

Tasmanian Health Service

Risdon Prison Hospital

Hobart, Tasmania

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a permanent, full time Clinical Nurse Educator vacancy at Risdon Prison Hospital.  Flexible working arrangements allows for the vacancy to be filled by more than one person.

Location:  Risdon Prison Hospital

Salary:  $93,109 to $98,010 pro-rata per annum in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2016.

Please note this position attracts a 6.5% Correctional Health Allowance

Period of Employment:  Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 23 September 2019.

Hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The Role: 

This job is responsible for the provision of direction and support for nurses in the implementation, coordination, delivery and promotion of professional development and clinical nurse education within Forensic Health Services.  The above it to be achieved in accordance with Primary Health care principles, national standards, national mental health standards, Agency directions, policies, legal requirements and professional competencies for nurses.

  • Ensure the core and mandatory nurse clinical education requirements of Forensic Health Services are identified, the required education is provided and records of completion maintained.
  • Work with the Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON), Manager Inpatient Mental Health and Correctional Health Services, Nurse Unit Managers and Clinical Nurse Consultants to ensure the timely delivery of agreed correctional primary health services, secure forensic mental health inpatient services and community forensic mental health services clinical nurse education strategies.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Ray Gregory on (03) 6166 0840 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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

Applications close:  11 September 2019 at 11:55pm

Vacancy No. 520127

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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Clinical Facilitator (Mental Health Inpatient Unit)

Mental Health Inpatient Unit - Rockhampton

The total remuneration value of up to $112,692 p.a., is comprised of salary between $92,239 - $98,769 p.a., up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution and 17.5% leave loading, (Nurse Grade 6 (1)) (Permanent, Full-time)

Could you see yourself as a mentor to fellow nursing staff members? CQ Health are looking for a Clinical Facilitator to drive the education and professional development of the nursing team at our Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

About the role

As a Clinical Facilitator with the Mental Health Inpatient Unit you will be responsible for delivering and supporting quality nursing care at an advanced level through the following duties/accountabilities:

  • Providing clinical leadership.
  • Participating in educational programmes and educational courses.
  • Effectively responding to educational needs of multi-disciplinary team members, include students and novices.
  • Contribute to clinical research at a unit level and support the implementation of findings through an evidence-based practice.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate compressive nursing care in accordance with best practice/relevant standards.

Want to learn more about being a Clinical Facilitator with CQ Health? Read the Role Description below!

How to Apply

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Enquiries: Natasha Parrish

Job Ad Reference: RK9H318984

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-RK9H318984

Closing Date: Sunday, 08-Sep-2019


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Mental Health and Addiction Clinician’s (Vacancy No: HAW02657)

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Due to growth and demand within Hawke's Bay District Health Board, our mental health and addiction services are looking for registered clinicians to join our talented teams.

Mental well-being is one of the most valuable business assets. Workplaces that prioritise mental health have better engagement, reduced absenteeism and higher productivity, while people have improved well-being, greater morale and higher job satisfaction. Hawke's Bay District Health Board recognise this and value our staff with a strong emphasis on working together in a collaborative effort to provide a leading edge service to our community.

Who are we? Take a look into our organisation by following the link here - https://vimeo.com/340582216

Why work for us? Just ask Andrew McGarrol - Associate Clinical Nurse Manager - Community Mental Health

'I feel privileged to be working in an integrated service where addictions and mental health fit under the one umbrella. It's truly amazing to work in a multidisciplinary team that fosters skills, knowledge and passion for supporting our whanau who need it. The ability to walk the same path or even having different viewpoints can create a bubble of innovation to continually improve in what we do. This is evident with our service improvements of Home Base Treatment, Central Coordination Service and Recovery groups. This all fits in a model of care that will be refined over time.'

We would want to hear from you if you are a mental health:

  • Psychologists
  • Mental Health and/or Addiction Clinician's
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Nurse - Mental health
  • Occupational Therapists - Mental health
  • Family Counsellors - Mental health

Hawke's Bay is a region with a number of communities who really need our help, and the HBDHB is absolutely determined to improve the lives of those residents.

You could be joining us from another region or an urban area, and you'll certainly find a good life in Hawke's Bay, if you like sunshine, the outdoors, stunning scenery, and a great lifestyle.

If you are interested in having an in-formal discussion with us about the opportunities within our District Health Board then please email your resume and cover letter or contact Lauren Hickey on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site: http://www.hawkesbay.health.nz/

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

 


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Clinical Nurse Specialist (524497)

Tasmanian Health Service

Mental Health and Statewide Services
Mental Health Hospital in the Home

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (524497) vacancy.

Salary: $86,186 to $90,191 pro-rata per annum

in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2016

Vacancies: Fixed term, multiple full-time and part-time shift work (fully rotational) positions, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible until 30th June 2021. 

Duties:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) – Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHHITH) will work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies. The CNS – MHHITH will:

  • Be a clinical expert in the area of practice and act as a clinical resource for nursing, medical and allied health staff in the management of consumers with complex mental health needs, working with other members of the multidisciplinary team to deliver comprehensive care within the designated area of practice.
  • Provide intensive home-based care to all consumers of the service.
  • Initiate, develop, implement and evaluate clinical policy, care guidelines, quality improvement and research activities in accordance with contemporary best practice to improve consumer outcomes.
  • As a senior clinician within the MHHITH team, provide intensive home-based care to consumers of service, which includes comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, active, therapeutic engagement, monitoring and review of mental state and response to treatments, ongoing psychotherapeutic work using arrange of modalities and techniques, and consults and collaborates with other involved in care.
  • Provide orientation, supervision and support to all nurses within the team and coordinates student nurse placements.

To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Louise Megson on (03) 6166 6312 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Applications close: 25 Aug 2019, 11:55pm

Vacancy No. 524497


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Mental Health Clinical Nurse (Community Mental Health)

Kirwan Health Campus – The Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Generous remuneration package value up to $113,024 p.a. comprising salary range of $92,239 to $98,769 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 Band 1), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

  • Bachelor of Nursing + current AHPRA registration
  • Possession of post-graduate tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing is highly regarded.
  • Credentialed status with the ACMHN is highly regarded.
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 would be highly regarded.

Kirwan Community Care Team provides a range of services to consumers in the short, medium and long term. These include: Individual treatment programs, Family interventions, Individual and Group therapy, Psychology services, Psychiatric Outpatient Clinics and Case Management. The Community Mental Health Service provides community based assessment and treatment using case management in the context of a multi-disciplinary team, for people with moderate to severe mental health problems.

The Clinical Nurse will participate as a member of the Mental Health Team in providing comprehensive mental health assessment, case management, intervention or group work as required within a multidisciplinary framework. The position is responsible for ensuring the implementation of individual assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow up, multidisciplinary consultation, liaison with referring agents, discharge planning and evaluation of care using appropriate outcome and data measurement systems.

Contact: Anna Bean 07 4433 9480

Position Reference: TV319549

Closing date: Wednesday 28 August 2019

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


Auckland DHB

Clinical Coordinator (NZ registered Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers) - Taylor Centre - AUC05876 

Clinical Coordinator

Care and Recovery Team

Taylor Centre Community Mental Health Centre

Permanent / Full Time Position

  • Well established team based in Ponsonby, Auckland
  • Innovative service
  • On-going staff education and support
  • Clinical leadership opportunity

Taylor Centre Community Mental Health Centre provides a range of assessment and recovery focused treatment options for adults experiencing serious mental illness and severe psychological disorders. The Care and Recovery Team provides high quality therapeutic interventions with a strong multi-disciplinary focus. 

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated clinician to share the clinical leadership of our Care and Recovery Teams. Responsibilities include oversight and management of clinical systems and processes, ensuring appropriate review of service user care, suitable workload allocation to the MDT and clinical support and guidance to clinicians. Supporting our service to meet key performance objectives is an important part of the role. 

Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader there will be opportunities to take part in recruitment and retention activities and involvement in service development projects. You will work closely with the other Clinical Coordinators, Lead Clinician and Practice Supervisors in the service.

You will need to be clinically experienced with proven leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with service users, colleagues, mental health service providers, government agencies and the community sector. There will be an opportunity to develop your leadership skills through the ADHB Leadership Development Programme.

We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. 

 

You must be a NZ registered Mental Health Professional with a current APC.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

A full and clean NZ driver licence is essential in this community-based role.

Taylor Centre Community Mental Health Centre is currently based in Ponsonby.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Tim Holdaway (Clinical Team Leader) on +64 21 400 971.

 

Click here for a position description.

To express interest, please apply online now at https://www.careers.adhb.govt.nz/health-careers-job-search/ to job number: AUC05876.

Closing date: 26 August 2019.

For any other queries or for help with your online application, please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on +64 9 638 0364 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Join the Team at Unit 4 at Dandenong Hospital

  • Outstanding career opportunity to make your mark in Adult Mental Health 
  • Supported pathways to encourage on going education 
  • RPN Required | 10 Shifts per fortnight|  24/7 Rotating Roster Monday-Sunday 

About Monash Health  
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About Unit 4 at Dandenong Hospital
SECU (Unit 4) at Monash Health Dandenong is a 50 bed Secure Extended Care Unit that provides medium to long-term inpatient treatment and rehabilitation for people who have unremitting and severe symptoms of mental illness or disorder. We are a large multidisciplinary team with speciality skills that can meet the holistic needs of our patients. Our point of difference is that being a long stay facility, you have the opportunity to make a difference in the journey of the patients and gain the satisfaction of seeing them recover. Working in our diverse geographical area, you will enjoy the challenges of working with the complexities of mental health and making a positive difference every day. 

About You
You are a suitably qualified Mental Health Nurse with excellent clinical knowledge. You are interested in delivering outstanding outcomes for our patients. You are also interested in quality improvement initiatives and will assist us to drive and deliver these. You love mental health nursing because you are passionate about therapeutically using yourself to support your patients’ unique journey to a life inspired by hope and potential. 

Additionally you will possess
Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or working towards to same) or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 nurse (RPN ONLY).  

What’s in it for you? 

  • Work in Victoria’s fastest growing corridor in the SE 
  • A supportive learning environment should you wish to undertake Post-Graduate studies
  • Mentorship and Career guidance 
  • Educational support to further your Acute Clinical Skills and expand your knowledge base 
  • Support to attend Conferences and Courses 
  • In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.

What you need

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Mental Health Nursing experience 
  • Relevant Qualifications in Mental Health 
  • Focus on Patient-Centred Care  
  • Relevant working visa 
  • Relevant qualifications 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles. Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made. As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. We are interviewing ASAP so don’t wait until the closing date! Apply Now!

Please note that we can only accept applications via the online Monash Health Mercury system only. Email applications will not be accepted.

Advertising Closing: 23/08/2019

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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CREDENTIALED MENTAL HEALTH NURSE

PINELODGE CLINIC

  • Internal / External
  • Reference Number: 24498

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

St John of God Pinelodge Clinic, located in Melbourne’s South East, is a 54-bed private hospital offering specialised psychiatric and drug and alcohol treatment and care, with in-patient services, day-patient therapy programs and a community outreach service.

The Position

We have an exciting and diverse opportunity for a Mental Health Nurse (credentialed, or ability to be credentialed) to be involved with Mental Health home visiting and telephone counselling within a therapeutic framework.  As part of our Community Outreach department, you will be a vital part of the service by supporting clients through their mental health journey in regaining their independence while returning to the community from hospitalisation. 

Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to) obtaining and reviewing referrals, arranging and attending telephone or face-to-face appointments in order to appropriately assess and develop treatment plans in conjunction with doctors, patients, and carers.  Your clinical knowledge will also be warmly welcomed to guide and supervise other Caregivers within the Community Mental Health Services team.

This position will be offered on a Permanent basis preferably as Full Time, but will consider applicants seeking Part Time.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current Credentialing with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ mental health nursing experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively liaise with referrers and other service providers.
  • Knowledge and application of the relevant Mental Health Act, National Mental Health Standards, ethical principles and legislation governing professional practice.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Full Victorian Drivers Licence.

The Benefits:

  • A dedicated and experienced team environment with supportive leadership.
  • Incredible team of Caregivers, and support from wider hospital teams.
  • Values driven organisation.
  • Strong focus on continuous professional development.
  • Salary Packaging, Employee benefits and discounts.
  • Culturally diverse area located only minutes from the Monash Freeway.

N.B: All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description)

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact

Helen Mack, Nurse Unit Manager Community Mental Health on 0417 121 874.

Applications Close: COB 21 August 2019

Please visit www.sjog.org.au for further information the position description and how to apply.
Only online applications will be accepted


Auckland DHB

Exciting Mental Health Nurse vacancies - Expression of Interest - AUC05540 

The Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.

Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone. We welcome your application or initial enquiry whether you are looking at a permanent or fixed term contract and where required we can discuss an appropriate relocation package with you including flights, initial accommodation and transfers.

Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is one of New Zealand's largest and highly respected public health providers. We've fostered an environment that takes a refreshing approach to the needs of service users, meaning you will see results that reflect positively on your decision to work here. We are committed to a partnership model of care, providing professional supervision and on-going professional development opportunities.

  • Flexible workplace Options (Permanent, Part-time, Full-time and Fixed Term roles)
  • Modern facilities
  • Comprehensive orientation - Professional Development
  • Relocation and Immigration support
  • Great “Auckland NZ lifestyle location”

ADHB has an international reputation and is renowned academically as having Auckland City Hospital as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital. It has an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

We are looking for great nurses with bright ideas to join our Community and Inpatient teams in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Settings.

We currently have vacancies in the following Inpatient Services:

    • Child & Family Unit – Child & Adolescent Inpatient
    • Te Whetu Tawera - Acute Inpatient
    • Fraser McDonald Unit (Mental Health Services For Older People (MHSOP) serves the central Auckland population of adults over 65 experiencing acute mental illness or behavioural or psychological difficulties associated with dementia. There are two distinct teams within MHSOP with an integrated service delivery approach.

The Fraser McDonald Unit is a 15 bed acute admission unit incorporating a high care area)

There are also vacancies in the following Community Mental Health Services:

  • Adult Community Mental Health Centres
  • Care and Recovery Nurses (C& R)
  • Community Acute Service (CAS)

In each of the services and within the Mental Health Nursing speciality at Auckland DHB there are a range of nursing led quality initiatives that you will be actively able to contribute to. The productive programme Releasing Time to Care is one of these led by nurses to improve the functionality on their wards. The implementation of the 6 Core Strategies to reduce seclusion and restraint and creating less restrictive environments has been another priority for the last few years. The nursing team has been instrumental in the progress.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

Click here to read more about the services we are currently looking for Registered Nurses to join.

If you are overseas and want to see if you are eligible for professional registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council, head to: http://nursingcouncil.org.nz/Nurses/International-registration

Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse) with PG cert in Mental Health Specialty Practice, or RPN / RMN, and a current Practicing Certificate, are essential prior to any appointment to a position however we are happy to work through this process with you.

If you would like to request a position description or have any questions regarding the roles, process, living in Auckland or anything else please email Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +64 9 638 0364, we are happy to answer any questions that you might have.

To express your interest please go to http://www.careers.adhb.govt.nz/ reference number AUC05540 to make a positive career move.

  


 

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Due to business growth, HealthWISE is recruiting suitable candidates throughout our NSW service region. We are looking for Rural Mental Health Clinicians with a person-centred approach who enjoy working autonomously, but who will also contribute readily to our team.

  • Use your experience inMental Health to make a difference in our region
  • Salary Sacrificing benefits available
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Generous Professional Development budget
  • Paid supervision
  • Rural location with many services available
  • Supportive, family-friendly and inclusive work environment
  • Established, value-focused, Not for Profit Organisation

HealthWISE is a value-led organisation. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community.

Senior Mental Health Clinician – Primary Mental Health Access and Referral Service. Part-time

The Senior Mental Health Clinician will support the development and implementation of a regional primary mental health access & referral program in the New England North West. This role will facilitate clinical assessment and triage of mental health referrals and ensure an integrated and inclusive approach which supports the provision of appropriate levels of care. 

We are inviting applications from experienced and suitably qualified applicants with current AHPRA Full Registration or AASW membership. 

Mental Health Worker – Primary Mental Health Access and Referral Service Part-time

The Mental Health Worker will be responsible for receiving and processing primary mental health referrals and allocating to appropriate providers. This will also include ensuring referred clients are linked into appropriate services if not eligible to access the commissioned services. Given that this is a newly established service, the role will also actively participate in activities that inform triage processes, resources and workflows.

We are inviting applications from experienced and suitably qualified applicants with Tertiary level qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing or Diploma in Mental Health or Certificate IV in Mental Health.

Rural Mental Health Clinicians - various positions full-time and part-time

This position requires experience and a genuine interest in rural primary mental health care and will provide services across rural communities including residential aged care facilities. Services will be provided in a hub and spoke model from offices located in Armidale, Glen Innes, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Tamworth and Gunnedah.

We are inviting applications from experienced and suitably qualified applicants with current AHPRA Full Registration or AASW membership. 


For information on any of the above positions, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone Anne Galloway on 02 6766 1394.


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Registered Nurse - Adult Mental Health 

  • Permanent Full Time and Permanent Part Time positions available - Monash Medical Centre Clayton
  • Experienced Mental Health Registered Nurses
  • Outstanding career opportunity to make your mark in Mental Health in a supportive and passionate team

About P Block – Acute Adult Inpatient Unit at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

P Block, is a 31 Bed unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program. The service provides Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.

About the role

We are excited to announce that we are seeking a Registered Nurses to join our Adult Inpatient Unit at Monash Medical Centre Clayton.

The successful candidate will lead by example and is committed to team work, respect and collaboration in providing excellent and accountable high quality service delivery for all patients and their families/carers. The new incumbent will be well supported whilst innovating and contributing to Transforming Care initiatives that being introduced across Monash Health.

The Nursing team actively supports the vision of the organisation and work under the guidance of the iCARE values to ensure a high standard of service provision which is primarily focused on client recovery.

  • There are permanent, Full and Part Time positions available across rotating rosters and all shifts.

About you

You understand the complexities of working in Mental Health through your demonstrated and existing experience. You are a dynamic, key team player and are willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner.

You communicate and have the ability to work well within a team environment and demonstrate openness to change and innovation within the workplace while having a passion for improving patient outcomes

What we offer?

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment as you complete further education.

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

What you need

  • Minimum Post graduate Diploma in Mental Health nursing or specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course which led to registration as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Demonstrated Nursing experience, minimum 12 months in an Acute Inpatient Unit or a Mental Health Graduate Program
  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards
  • Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Search our Facebook community 'Nursing and Midwifery Careers at Monash Health' to be part of an online group; keep updated with recruitment tips and opportunities at Monash Health.

 To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here


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Expressions of Interest

Mental Health Registered Nurses, Adolescent Extended Treatment Centre

Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Brisbane, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Children’s Health Queensland is a specialist statewide hospital and health service dedicated to caring for children and young people from across Queensland and northern New South Wales. Our Child and Youth Mental Health Service specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to 18 years who have complex mental health needs.

In early 2020, Children’s Health Queensland will open a new mental health extended treatment and rehabilitation centre for Queensland adolescents experiencing severe and complex mental health issues.   

The purpose-built centre, in Chermside, Brisbane, will deliver 12 residential beds alongside a 10-place day program delivered in partnership with the Department of Education. 

A multidisciplinary team will provide mental health care integrated with educational and vocational training for young people in a safe and therapeutic setting.

Onsite schooling will support the educational and vocational needs of both the inpatients and day program consumers.

The AETC is due to open in early 2020 with recruitment to start mid to late 2019. We are now calling for expressions of interest from mental health nurses to join our new team for a range of exciting roles including:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Unit Manager

For updates on the progress of the AETC visit: www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/aetc-jobs/ 

To register your interest in working at the centre, email your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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Allied Health Professional/Registered Nurse - West Adult Community Service

  • Permanent, full-time position (0.94 FTE fortnightly on a four on, two off roster)
  • Appropriate New Zealand registration (Allied Health Professional or Registered Nurse) is essential
  • Knowledge of Adult Community Service management is essential

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

We're looking for an NZ Registered Allied Health Professional or Registered Nurse to join our team in our West Adult Community Service!

You will work in the West Community Mental Health team as a Crisis Resolution worker, which is part of the supportive and professional Acute Community Psychiatric Service. The team offers 24 hours a day service responding rapidly to clients in crisis, assessing their needs and supporting them through to resolution of the crisis.

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • providing comprehensive psychiatric assessment, case management and therapeutic intervention for our clients
  • regularly developing and reviewing a job plan and caseload with the Clinical Manager
  • building relationships with consumers and their families/whanau
  • working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Your skills will include:

  • the ability to work in an integrated manner with our inpatient team
  • the ability to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with family/whanau and community organisations
  • the ability to develop sound working relationships with community resources and services
  • excellent organisational and time management skills to keep up with this client group, with flexibility in your approach
  • a passion for working with adults and seeing them succeed;
  • appropriate New Zealand registration
  • knowledge of Adult Community Service management is essential
  • experience in a Mental Health setting.

The Clinicians on the team have a range of skills and areas of clinical expertise which will be a great opportunity for you to enhance your skills in a specialty area. This is a demanding and challenging role within a supportive team.

Our Culture: What matters to us

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Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.