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





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Job Ref: 609265 - Clinical Nurse

  • Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Service, Whyalla
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $82,599-$107,147 – Temp F/T (up to 30/06/2020) – RN/RM2

You will provide community mental health services to individuals, families and groups of consumers in the Whyalla and Outreach communities as a member of the Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Team. Applying your professional knowledge, you will provide written and verbal advice on the results of intervention and be involved in all facets of the direct client service delivery process. You may be required to act as a consultant to other service providers on Mental Health issues, assisting consumers and their families through the journey of recovery alongside government and non-government service agencies. Accepting accountability for your own practice standards and activities delegated to others, you will contribute to the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated experience in working with mental health consumers and carers within a recovery oriented framework, you will possess sound knowledge of contemporary mental health nursing and health care issues. You will work well within a multidisciplinary team environment and possess effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 10 February 2017

For further information and to apply, please visit and search for Job Ref: 609265

Contact: Marion Hall
08 8644 5130
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If you are a mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs clinician committed to providing a high quality service in a supported environment under strong leadership, we want you.

  • Clinical Nurse NG6 - Drug and Alcohol Brief Intervention Team
  • Court Liaison Officer – NG7 (CNC) / HP4 (OT, SW, Psychologist)
  • Rockhampton Adult Mental Health (HP3 OT, SW, Psychologist / NG6)
  • Emerald CYMHS (HP3 OT, SW, Psychologist /NG6)
  • Biloela Adult MH (HP3 OT, SW, Psychologist /NG6)
  • Rockhampton Acute Care Team (HP3 OT, SW, Psychologist /NG6)
  • Rockhampton AODS – Rural Team (HP3 OT, SW, Psychologist /NG6)
  • Gladstone Intake/Assessment Team – Clinical Snr (HP4 OT, SW, Psychologist /NG7)

In return you will work in an expanding service with opportunities in many different areas of mental health and addiction clinical service delivery, and for an organisation that values ongoing professional development in teams that are collegiate, supportive and multidisciplinary.

We have a strong focus on succession planning, vital links with Central Queensland University and positive collaboration with our community.

But it is not all about work. Teams have great social networking and are a social, close-knit group after hours. They enjoy the lifestyle and attractions across Central Queensland and provide a stable backbone for this great service. You can find out more about the lifestyle

The expanding clinical settings across our health service includes:

  • New 8 bed Older Persons Mental Health Inpatient Unit;
  • New 20 unit Mental Health Community Care Unit – Sub-Acute transition to independent living;
  • Drug and Alcohol Brief Intervention Team working in an innovative Emergency Department model;
  • Adolescent Mobile Youth Outreach Service;
  • Recently expanded Prison Mental Health Service and Court Liaison Service; and a
  • Newly announced 20 bed Step Up Step Down facility for Gladstone.

We have two staff educators who facilitate a Transition to Mental Health Practice course, Hearing Voices Workshops, peer supervision and a range of other professional development opportunities.

If you are interested there are also teaching and research opportunities at Central Queensland University in key mental health disciplines of nursing, occupational therapy, social work and psychology.

We are a recovery oriented serviced that values consumer and carer input, with well documented Models of Service that clearly articulate processes and what we stand for.

For a confidential discussion and comprehensive position description please contact Jade Mortlock on (07) 3230 0032 / 0407751228 or email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



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Expression of Interest: South Western Sydney PHN

Are you a mental health nurse with an interest in providing an exciting, dynamic and mobile range of services in the areas of Liverpool, Fairfield and Campbelltown in South Western Sydney?

South Western Sydney PHN are looking to hear from accredited Mental Health Nurses that are interested in being part of a mobile service that will have a focus on the following population groups:

  • People with mental health issues experiencing homelessness, accommodation issues and sustaining tenancy
  • People transitioning from adolescent to adult mental health services
  • People with a mental illness currently involved in the justice system

While these groups represent a focus of the mobile service within the region, the scope of the services that could be provided will not be limited to these areas.

Additionally MHNs involved in this mobile service would be expected to partner and develop relationships with GPs, other allied health providers and mental health NGOs to ensure that effective and integrated approaches to people’s mental health care are offered.

To find out more or express your interest please contact Chris Jones on 4632 3066 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Assistant Directors of Nursing – Adult and Older Persons Mental Health, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

There are two permanent fulltime and the two roles currently available as outlined below:

• ADON of Adult and Persons Inpatient Mental Health Services based at Robina Hospital
• ADON of Adult and Older Persons Community based at Ashmore and Palm Beach Community Mental Health

The Assistant Director of Nursing is responsible and accountable for the overall planning, coordination, formulation and direction of policies relating to the provision of evidence based clinical care, development of partnership models and strategies to support undergraduate and post-graduate education and research in the workplace in addition to the provision of human and material resources for a clinical division, an assigned number of clinical units, or Hospital and Health service-wide.

The ideal candidate

To help us to achieve our vision of using innovation and a patient centred approach to deliver world class care, these role will be required to develop, implement and evaluate quality improvement, risk management and research initiatives to promote innovation and use of evidence-based practice to facilitate optimal patient care.

The ideal candidates will possess expertise in human, material, financial and resource management including coordinating the formation of unit business plans and service profiles that maximise the focus on efficient and effective resource management.
These roles have a strong leadership focus, and will provide excellence in leadership and effective people management. Commitment and promotion of initiatives that help our workforce to strive for excellence, fostering an environment of working together, empowering our people and service our community is essential to success in this role.