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Rare Opportunity: Part time Mental Health Nurse Liaison & Educator  

  • Are you looking for a new challenge in your Nursing Career?
  • Sydney South/East Territory
  • January start date, 3 days per week

We are currently seeking a proactive and highly motivated Registered Nurse, with a positive attitude and commercial acumen to join a national team of Mental Health Liaison & Educators.

In this exciting and diverse role you will:

  • Educate healthcare professionals (disease management, pharmaceutical products and administration of products)
  • Provide in-service at clinics 
  • Support, educate and liaise with patients 
  • Support and mentor clinic staff
  • Establish and maintain relationships with HCP's
  • Support and educate clinics in best practice protocols

To be considered for this position you:

  • Are a Registered Nurse
  • Have several years’ experience in Mental Health
  • Ideally have experience as a Clinical Nurse Educator or Clinical Coordinator
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain meaningful relationships with HCP's and patients
  • Are capable to liaise and interact with operational managers
  • Have demonstrated high level of organisational skills
  • Are an efficient and effective influencer
  • Enjoy working autonomously have the flexibility to travel within NSW

To apply please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Nicole on 02 8404 4928.


Manager Adult Mental Health Services

About the role
South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Adult Mental Health Service provides best practice clinical case management for consumers in a recovery oriented model through assessment and clinical planning, in a community setting. Collaboratively our service is supported by our Mental Health Inpatient Services and a community based Ngootyoong Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC), providing excellence in care to the broader community in the South West region of Victoria.

The Manager of Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service (which includes the after- hours crisis assessment team) is responsible for leading, managing and coordinating multidisciplinary staff to provide high quality integrated mental health services. Working in partnership with the psychiatrists and senior staff, this position will oversee all clinical and operational aspects of the Warrnambool Adult Service to provide recovery orientated clinical service.

The role is a permanent position supported by a strong and experienced leadership team. The ideal commencement date for the successful candidate is January 2020.

What you bring
As an experienced professional with a minimum of 5 years’ clinical mental health and substantial clinical and operational leadership experience; ideally holding post graduate qualifications (or working towards) in management. You will have demonstrated experience and skills in delivering a broad range of psychiatric care and services to clients in a mental health environment, whether in an inpatient or community setting. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, and a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

What we offer
You will enjoy benefits such as:
• Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
• Internal and external professional development opportunities;
• Leadership development program including coaching and mentoring;
• A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal and professional development and support with resilience and mentoring workshops and clinical supervision;
• Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are
SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.
With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Karyn Cook (Executive Director – Mental Health Division) or her delegate (should Karyn be on leave close to Christmas) on (03) 5561 9120.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

• Police Record
• Working with Children’s Check
• current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 5 January 2020.

Terms and conditions for positions are compliant with the applicable Agreements - Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 or Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientist, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 with the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 5, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist Grade 3.

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Mental Health Team Leader

Ingham

We are seeking a Leader to join our specialist service.  As the Team Leader, you will provide a high-quality specialist, case management mental health service to people with serious mental health problems and their families in Ingham, Cardwell and surrounds in keeping with national and state requirements.

Applications are sought from: Clinical Nurse Consultants, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.

Why make the change?

Explore the Hinchinbrook lifestyle which includes hiking, fishing, and is close to the reef. The town of Ingham is just over an hour's drive north from Townsville and offers a unique collection of culture, fresh produce and vast green landscapes. Just a short drive southwest of Ingham provides an opportunity to discover the awe-inspiring Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall. A little further north of the town is the pristine Hinchinbrook Island, a nature lover's paradise. Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Generous remuneration package value up to $143,881 p.a. comprising salary range of $120,856 up to $126,105 p.a. (HP5), 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.

Enquiries: Narelle Pamplin 07 4433 9710

Job Ad Reference: TV330542

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV330542

Closing Date: Sunday 05 January 2020


Canberra Health Services
Clinical Services
Mental Health Justice Health Alcohol Drug Services
Adult Mental Health Services
Discharge Liaison Nurse, Adult Mental Health Unit
Registered Nurse Level 2

Salary Range: $93,151 - $98,728 (PN: 42415)

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley. CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

• The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
• University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
• Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
• Seven community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
• A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.

Overview of the work area and position:
The Discharge Liaison Nurse is a key position in the Adult Mental Health Unit responsible for ensuring that a person’s discharge plan is coordinated and communicated across all appropriate service professionals, cares, significant others and the person concerned. The Adult Mental Health Unit is part of the Adult Acute Mental Health Services and can accommodate up to 40 people with a range of acute mental health conditions and disorders. Discharge planning commences at the point of admission and identifies with the treating team what is required to promote a safe and timely discharge for the person. Planning for discharge will be structured around the person’s Estimated Discharge Date (EDD). The DLN role is responsible for ensuring that the EDD is recorded, accurate, meaningful and updated when required. Any variations to planned discharge, including barriers to discharge are communicated to other health professionals and alternatives to treatment, care and discharge planning is discussed and implemented.The position will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to deliver quality person-centred care within a recovery framework and improve the person’s experience of mental health services and improve patient flow across the whole of health service.

Eligibility/Other Requirements

Mandatory:

• Be registered or be eligible for registration as a General Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in nursing and eligibility for membership of the appropriate professional organization.
• A minimum of two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse

Desirable:
• Experience working within a mental health inpatient setting or an environment where the care of people with mental health needs or problems are addressed within a recovery oriented framework.
• Experience working in a Discharge Liaison role in a similar environment
• Hold a current driver’s licence.
• Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
• Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
• Comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
• Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.

How to Apply: For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au (Ref 01N4R)
Contact Officer: Monique Fielder (02) 51245452 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Applications Close: 11 December 2019


Clinical Nurse Consultant

Weipa

Remuneration value up to $140,297 p.a., comprising salary between $113,261 - $122,964 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (NRG7) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: TC329788

Duties/Abilities

The CNC Senior Clinician Mental Health & Alcohol & Other Drug Services (MH & AODS) is a registered nurse that is accountable  at an advance practice level for the  coordination of mental health clinical services, including assessment, treatment and case management, promoting the health and wellbeing of MH&AOD consumers and their families, within an integrated and collaborative recovery model of care that incorporates hospital and community components in different locations throughout the Torres and Cape region.

Enquiries: 

Geraldine Nation – 07 4226 5542

Job Ad Reference
https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TC329788

Application Details
See:  www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus

Closing Date:
Monday, 02 December 2019


Canberra Health Services
Clinical Services
Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services
Adult Acute Mental Health Services

Registered Nurse Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Units
Registered Nurse Level 2

Salary Range: $93,151 - $98,728 (PN: 45058, several)

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including early childhood services, youth and women’s health, dental health, mental health and alcohol and drug services.

Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.

Overview of the work area and position:

Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services provides health services directly and through partnerships with community organisations. The services provided range from prevention and treatment to recovery and maintenance and harm minimisation. The participation of the people who use the service, including families and carers, is encouraged in all aspects of service planning and delivery. The Division works in partnership with a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for clients.

The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including peoples home. These services include:

  • Adult Acute Mental Health Services;
  • Adult Community Mental Health Services;
  • Alcohol and Drug Services;
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS);
  • Justice Health Services; and
  • Rehabilitation and Specialty Mental Health Services.

Adult Acute Mental Health Services incorporates the Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU), the Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU) and the Consultation Liaison (CL) Team across the Emergency Department and Canberra Hospital.

AMHU is a 40 bed inpatient unit for people experiencing moderate to severe mental illness. AMHU is a contemporary evidence-based service providing high quality mental health care, guided by the principles of Recovery. The service aims to provide collaborative care involving the consumer, their carers and other key services. MHSSU is a low dependency 6 bed inpatient unit in the ED for people requiring extended mental health assessment and or treatment initiation.

At this level it is expected that you will provide, under limited supervision, high quality clinical nursing, skills and care to achieve sound outcomes for people with mental illness. It is also an expectation that you will contribute your expertise to the multidisciplinary team, provide supervision to staff at the RN1 level and support the Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Nurse Consultants and Nurse Unit Manager. In this role you will be required to undertake professional development, supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Minimum 24 months recent nursing experience in a mental health facility

Desirable:

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health Nursing
  • Clinical leadership experience
  • Current driver’s licence

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.

Note:

These are temporary positions available for six months with possibility of extension. This is a full-time position working across AAMHS on a rotating shift roster, including morning, evening and night shifts.

How to Apply: For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au (01N0X)

Contact Officer: Monique Fielder (02) 5124 5452 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications Close: 09 December 2019


Looking for an exciting new opportunity? Join Upton House as Nurse Unit Manager and lead a strong, clinical team in adult acute inpatient services 

Nurse Unit Manager - Adult Acute Inpatient Services - Box Hill location

  • Lead a strong clinical team in an adult acute mental health setting
  • Competitive salary and generous salary packaging options
  • Permanent full-time role within a supportive leadership cohort

About us 

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

Our values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

About the role 

An exciting opportunity exists to be part of the Mental Health Program leadership team at Eastern Health. The Nurse Unit Manager role in the adult acute inpatient unit (Upton House) is a great opportunity for an experienced mental health registered nurse, with recent leadership experience and a passion for recovery focused care, to take the next step in their nursing and leadership career. This 25 bed inpatient unit is renowned for being Eastern Health's winner of teamwork and has a strong clinical team providing recovery oriented acute care to adults from within the local community.  This is a permanent full-time role with a salary of approximately $115K plus superannuation and generous salary packaging options.

About you

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Strong leadership experience within acute mental health
  • Passion for mentoring junior mental health nurses
  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA 
  • Post Graduate qualifications in mental health care
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What you'll get 

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to https://eh.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=WvbdumldJ/M=&jbc=ere

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

 


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  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
  • Located at The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Continuing full time or part time teaching and research position commencing January 2020 base salary between $106k- $130kp.a dependent on experience plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

 About the opportunity 

The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) is highly regarded nationally and internationally for academic excellence, quality teaching and innovative research. We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who is a talented educator and has a passion for, and demonstrated excellence in, education and research related to mental health. In this position, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching and learning practices of the School/ Faculty and will be on a trajectory towards national (Lecturer) and international (Senior Lecturer) recognition for your research.

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role will be:

·        undertakes independent teaching in mental health nursing

·        engages in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level) which meet the University’s expectations and standards

·        designs, coordinates and delivers quality educational units of study and experiences that support student needs and meet curriculum requirements

·        involved in the design and delivery of multidisciplinary work-integrated learning units and content.

·        engages with professional learning opportunities provided at the faculty and University level including, for example, the Graduate Certificate (Higher Education)

·        further develops research profile in an area relevant to the school’s research priorities

·        undertakes HDR supervision (Senior Lecturer) if appropriate (Lecturer)

·        contributes to the broader life of the school and University through engagement with relevant opportunities

 This position reports to the Deputy Head of School and is being offered as a full time or part time teaching and research position.

 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who has/is:

·        Master’s level qualification and significant clinical experience in mental health nursing

·        experience in higher education teaching and learning and demonstrated ability to teach mental health subjects to health profession students

·        Registered Nurse with AHPRA or eligible for registration with AHPRA

·        PhD or Master of Philosophy in a relevant field (Senior Lecturer)

·        Awarded or submitted or working towards a Master of Philosophy or PhD in a relevant field (desirable for Lecturer).

·        National and developing international reputation for your research (Senior Lecturer)

·        working towards national reputation for your research (Lecturer)

·        developing a network of professional relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2311/1019F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


Closing date: 11:30pm, Tuesday 3 December 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

 


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Position Title: Nurse Educator (Strength with Immersion (SwIM) Project)

Position Status: Temporary part time up to June 2020, with possibility of extension, 64 hrs p.f.

Salary: $57.12 – $62.01 per hour (plus super and benefits) – Nurse Grade 7

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

  • Provide leadership within a legal, professional and ethical framework that ensures contemporary consumer/person centred care and staff management practices.
  • Work collaboratively with others to provide policy and strategic advice to the project sponsor, and other stakeholders as required to inform decision making and governance direction to achieve project deliverables.
  • Practice collaboratively with the interprofessional health care team to promote the safety, security and personal integrity of individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate education and program expertise related to the knowledge, skills expertise and experiences to coordinate and support participants undertaking the Mental Health SwIM program and other initiatives that support capacity building in nursing.
  • Facilitate the delivery of cost-effective quality consumer/person focused care through the development, implementation and maintenance of education and professional development programs and activities for nursing/midwifery staff.

Job ad reference number: MH329559  Close date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019


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.

To submit your application please go to:
https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MH329559

 


 

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Clinician – Forensic Intervention Service (Psychologist, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist)

Earn $85,279 – $96,759 per annum plus super
Full-time, ongoing, part-time and fixed-term vacancies available. Applications close soon!

Corrections Victoria wants your help to become a world leader in guiding offenders through positive behavioural change. We are currently seeking clinicians to join Forensic Intervention Services, a new specialist program area of Corrections Victoria dedicated to making our community safer by reducing re-offending.

If you want to change lives and elevate your forensic clinical skills, we want to hear from you.

Information sessions
We invite you to attend one of our in-person information sessions. These info sessions are an ideal opportunity to learn about the role and career pathways available. You will also chat with members of our clinical workforce and be given the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

In-person info session:

Wednesday 13 November: 5.45pm AEST
Venue: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000

Click HERE to register

It’s important work:

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of forging a new clinical direction for Corrections Victoria – you will be helping shape the future of forensic intervention in our state. There will be many benefits to your work, including the below:
• Learn from forensically trained clinicians and a dedicated director.
• Receive comprehensive training, including foundation, theory and on-the-job mentoring.
• Grow skills and build your pathway towards becoming a senior clinician.
• Your AHPRA, ACMHN or AASW membership will also be funded every year.

A day in the life of our clinicians:

You will work out of Corrections Victoria’s new headquarters in Melbourne’s CBD, joining a supportive team committed to rehabilitating offenders. This job offers a great variety of work, and below is just a sample of some of the tasks you may undertake on any given day.
• Apply behavioural therapy methods to offenders, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT).
• Deliver programs directly to offenders using evidence-based tools and systems.
• Address criminal behaviour and encourage positive change.
• Determine treatment pathways and prepare plans and reports.
How you will be a high performer
• Have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
• Possess resilience, maturity and the ability to maintain professional boundaries.
• Have a genuine passion and commitment to making a positive difference.

For further information, please contact Craig Halloran, Recruitment Services on 03 8684 0667, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or add Craig on LinkedIn here.
Applications close on Sunday 17 November 2019 at 11.59pm AEST

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We employ people of any gender, age, religion, cultural background and sexual orientation. We also seek to accommodate staff members with disabilities.


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Personality Disorders Clinical Specialist

  • Thrive professionally in providing your clinical leadership expertise to Mental Health Services
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Enjoy working in a great location - close to the CBD of Geelong and our vibrant waterfront

About the facility
Barwon Health’s Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Service (MHDAS) provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.

About the role
This exciting new role will form part of a community of expertise across Victorian health services to improve access and treatment for people with high risk personality disorders. With weekly support and training via Spectrum - Victoria’s state-wide personality disorder service you will build capacity and referral pathways in Barwon Health’s Mental health, drug and alcohol service to respond effectively to people with personality disorder. This will also include providing direct treatment as part of our therapy services and working in partnership with our lived experience workforce to develop new and innovative ways to support people’s recovery.
This role is permanent part time - 56 hours per fortnight however these hours may be negotiable.

About the culture
We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team, we are focussed on providing the highest quality, consumer-focused care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Reference #, 159829
Location, 131 Myers Street
Key Contact, Amy Langbein (03) 4215 2514

Closing Date, 14/11/2019
For further information, please visit https://bit.ly/2WqnC3N or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.


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Expression of Interest – Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor – Monash Nursing and Midwifery

Job No: 599384

Location: Clayton and Peninsula Campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B / $119,072 - $137,298 pa Level C / $143,376 - $157,950 Level D (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Achieve at one of the top 100 universities in the world and in one of the top 20 nursing schools in the world
  • Where international collaboration is pursued
  • Plenty of reasons to be inspired

If you are after a rewarding career, Monash Nursing and Midwifery can help make it happen. Ranked highly as one of Australia’s leading education and research schools of nursing and midwifery, we offer all you need to build your academic career.

The Opportunity

One of the largest schools for the education of nurses and midwives in Australia, Monash Nursing and Midwifery offers courses at two Monash campuses – Clayton and Peninsula. The school comprises approximately 2000 students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate courses using a range of delivery modes. Monash Nursing and Midwifery offers high-quality tertiary degrees in a vibrant and supportive learning environment to prepare students for a rewarding nursing career. Monash Nursing and Midwifery aims to build on the existing capacity to lead innovative nursing curricula and modes of delivery.

Ranked 17th in the 2019 QS world rankings Monash Nursing and Midwifery has a proven reputation in the quality of its teaching and research, and has played a leadership role in shaping and providing for the education needs of the nursing profession and health industry. Programs are developed in collaboration with Monash Nursing and Midwifery’s professional partners to be responsive to the needs of the healthcare industry and engaging for students. A commitment to evidence-based clinical practice ensures the excellent employment rate of graduates.

Currently experiencing growth, Monash Nursing and Midwifery is seeking suitably qualified and motivated academics to join our world-class School to deliver education and develop research in nursing and midwifery. Level of appointment will be dependent on experience, qualifications and track record.  A number of opportunities exist, including a 6-month long service leave replacement and a role for a senior academic to lead research and education in mental health and healthy ageing.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Recent clinical and / or academic experience and be currently registered in Australia for practice as a nurse or midwife
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of nursing and/or midwifery units and programs of study in a higher education environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Candidates with clinical, research and teaching expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged:
    • Mental Health
    • Healthy Ageing

In addition, applicants for a Level B position will normally hold a masters degree in nursing with an intent to pursue higher research degree study, and applicants for a Level C position will normally require a doctoral qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing.  Applicants for a Level D position will hold a doctoral qualification and have a strong track record of research and scholarship.

This is a unique opportunity to join a passionate team at a leading university in a top-ranked school of Nursing and Midwifery.

As part of your expression of interest, you are required to include the following:

(1) cover letter addressing how you meet the role requirements

(2) current CV

These positions are full-time roles; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check and National Police Record check.

Enquiries

Ms Ingrid Brooks - Head of Campus Clayton, Monash Nursing & Midwifery, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Position Description

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Senior Lecturer MNM

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Closing Date

Friday 15 November 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

 


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AWH Wangaratta 
Mental Health Clinical Nurse Educator RPN 4

An on-going position allowing easy access to all that is on offer in North East Victoria

Albury Wodonga Health – Wangaratta requires a Mental Health CNE to join our mental Health Education team. The role of the Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is located with the direct care acute inpatient team, providing mid-level clinical leadership, front line professional supervision and delivering competency and skills development to the clinical team.

The CNE will utilise advanced clinical mental health nursing knowledge and skills to influence quality of care, and contribute to the training and development of nursing staff in the acute mental health setting.

The CNE collaborates with AWH Professional Development, Education and Research team, the inpatient Unit Manager, and the clinical nurse consultant

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

Candidates meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Current  registration  with  the  Australian  Health  Professionals  Regulation  Agency  as a Registered Nurse.
  • Post graduate qualifications in mental health nursing, with at least 5 years experience in clinical mental health nurse practice
  • Tertiary qualification in Education and/or Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment is desirable (or willingness to work towards).

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2012 – 2016

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

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

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

AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship

More information

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

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Jo Bowers, NUM 03 5722 5442

Apply Now

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

Apply via this link https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-20191030-03

Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

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

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

Closing Date: 24/11/2019

 


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Position No: 10208

Position Title: Mental Health Clinician

Dept/Unit: Youth Team - Ballarat Mental Health Services

No. of Hours: Permanent Full Time - 80 Hours per fortnight including ADO

Key Details:

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Mental Health professional to undertake an ongoing position in the Youth Mental Health Team. Ballarat Health Services – Ballarat Mental Health Services (BHS – BMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

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

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

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

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

If you want to work in a multi-disciplinary team and provide evidence-based treatment to consumers and their families whilst working collaboratively with all services within Ballarat Health Services and the client’s community, we would be delighted to receive your application. For further enquiries please contact Dennis Carter on 03 53204565.A current Victorian Drivers Licence, Immunisation Clearance, Working with Children Check and Police Check are mandatory for this position.

All applications must be submitted online.

BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Closing Date: 25/11/2019

To submit your application please go to https://bhs.mercury.com.au/ and search Job reference number 10208.


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Ed-LinQ Coordinator – CNC

Mount Isa

Salary: Remuneration package of up to $140,711 p.a., comprising salary range of $113,261 - $122,964 p.a.(Nurse Grade 7), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%), professional development allowances, accommodation, communication allowance, rural and remote allowance and Remote Area Nursing Incentive Program (RANIP).

ABOUT THE ROLE - The position of the NWHHS CYMHS Ed-LinQ Coordinator will facilitate the collaborative development, implementation, monitoring and review of the NWHHS CYMHS Ed-LinQ program in alignment with the state Ed-LinQ program.

The core service delivery includes consultancy, assessment, intervention, treatment, and health promotion.

Key responsibilities of the NWHHS CYMHS Ed-LinQ Coordinator in implementing the local Ed-LinQ program include, but not limited to:

  • Support implementation of the Ed-LinQ workforce development, communication and safety and quality strategies
  • Provide support for the CYMHS team and clinicians in adopting the functions of the Ed-LinQ program
  • Assist the CYMHS service-wide provision of school-based consultation-liaison to support the early detection and collaborative care of students with emerging mental health problems

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity you will find more information and details on how to apply in the role description.

Contact Details:   Janelle Falconer on (07) 4744 7103

Job Ad Reference: QLD/MI321982

How to Applyhttps://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MI321982

Closing day: Wednesday 28 October 2019


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Inpatient Services Manager

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

About the role

South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Mental Health Inpatient Services provides best practice nursing care for consumers in a recovery oriented model through assessment and clinical planning, in an inpatient 24/7 setting. Collaboratively our service provision is supported by our Mental Health Community teams and the Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC), providing excellence in care to the broader community in the South West region of Victoria. 

As an experienced Unit Manager and/or Clinical Leader, this role will provide strong leadership to the Inpatient employees to ensure best clinical practice is achieved and that a positive workplace environment is developed and underpinned by the SWH values. You will drive the development and maintenance of quality improvement activities and contribute to model of care review.

The role is a permanent position supported by a strong and experienced leadership team. The ideal commencement date for the successful candidate is late December 2019/January 2020.

What you bring

As an experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse with a minimum of 5 years’ clinical mental health and substantial leadership experience; ideally holding post graduate qualifications (or working towards) in management. You will have demonstrated experience and skills in delivering a broad range of psychiatric care and services to patients in a mental health environment, whether in an inpatient or community setting. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, and a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and there overall dedication to the local community.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

With a range of attractions within 2 to 3 hours’ drive from Warrnambool, the region offers a fantastic opportunities for people from all walks of life to enjoy the beautiful South West. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Karyn Cook (Executive Director – Mental Health Division) on (03) 5561 9120.

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

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

Terms and conditions for positions are compliant with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4 Unit Manager.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please call the People and Culture department on (03) 5564 4155.

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RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL  3280

www.southwesthealthcare.com.au 

 


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Head of Clinical Services

The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation (AKKF) is an innovative, exciting and growing not for profit organisation, which provides exceptional services and support to children and adolescents who live with a family member affected by mental illness. AKKF plays an important role in providing early intervention and preventative services to a population at heightened risk of adverse mental health and psychosocial outcomes.

AKKF camps and activity days provide young people (aged 8-18) living in families affected by mental illness with psycho-education, support, and social networking opportunities in a fun, positive, and safe environment. Camps also involve a number of creative and adventurous outdoor activities such as canoeing, go carts, craft, and laser tag. AKKF camps are typically held over a weekend at various locations in NSW, ACT, QLD, NT, VIC and SA will be expanding its services to WA 2020. The position is based in the Sutherland Shire. This position is a 4 day a week position starting as soon as possible. 

The Head of Clinical Services will provide leadership which facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice within AKKF and is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and review of both the Defence Kids Project and mainstream program(s).

The position holder will provide clinical oversight and training to program staff, volunteers, and clinical consultants, as well as collaborating closely with the General Manager and CEO regarding clinical aspects of program and service delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment, coordination, support and supervision of Clinical Consultants
  • Ensure clinical follow-up is completed appropriately and in a timely manner (ie; follow-up, referrals, mandatory child protection reports, documentation)
  • To attend 1 camp per quarter as a clinical consultant to be able to provide continuous improvement to the clinical areas of the business.
  • Provide clinical oversight, and assess and report on any clinical risk areas to the General Manager and CEO to devise strategies of mitigation
  • Work closely in partnership with the General Manager and CEO on the following
  • Reviewing and updating psycho-educational elements of camp manuals, ensuring relevancy for each target group and best practise that is supported by evidence
  • Developing, planning and delivering relevant mental health training for employees, volunteers, program staff and Clinical Consultants in line with best practice and available evidence
  • Assisting with the development of the clinical framework, policies, procedures and guidelines pertaining to clinical elements of AKKF program

Competencies and Experience Required:

  1. Child and youth mental health community experience
  2. Demonstrated experience in assessment, care planning, staff management and coordination within community youth mental health
  3. Proven clinical leadership skills with expertise in client-centered consultancy and the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework
  4. Demonstrated commitment to excellence in clinical practice
  5. Criminal Record and Working with Children Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants

Qualifications Required: 

Selection Criteria:

  • Postgraduate study in Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology with current AHPRA registration or mental health endorsement if a social worker;
  • Previous experience in child and adolescent community mental health with at least three years’ experience;
  • Advanced skills in assessment, treatment, and care planning of child and adolescent mental health problems and family relationship problems;
  • Demonstrated experience in multi-disciplinary teamwork including leadership, supervision and liaison skills;
  • Computer literacy and demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Criminal Record and Working with Children's checks will be undertaken on successful applicants.

To Apply:

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV and cover letter to address how you meet the skills and criteria. 


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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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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