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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.

 

 


Expression of Interest

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The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is a member of the Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN), along with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Australian Psychological Society. 

The MHPN has been contracted by the Commonwealth Department of Health to continue its work in line with webinars and networks for another three years. 

Each member organisation of MHPN has two board director positions and the current board member for the ACMHN is Kim Ryan. We are currently seeking expressions of interest (EOI) for an additional member. 

The MHPN Board has a strong membership from the private health sector and employees of respective organisations. Moving forward, we are looking at further strengthening our relationship with the public health care sector.  

Applicants need to outline skills and capacity to undertake this position in line with the position description (no more than 500 words) including a CV. 

All applications are to be addressed to Kim Ryan, CEO ACMHN and submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 29th September 2017.

Please click here for the Board Director Position Description and visit the MHPN website at www.mhpn.org.au for further information.

 


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Clinical Nurse Specialist – Mental Health

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

TOP END HEALTH SERVICE

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,862 - $123,280

(comprising salary $99,582 - $106,986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $139,000 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and salary sacrifice provisions

Mental Health Service - Katherine

Ongoing vacancy

Who we are: Katherine Mental Health and AOD Service is a multi-disciplinary team which provides specialist mental health services to clients throughout the Katherine Region including all remote communities as well as Katherine Township. Local patients are case managed jointly with their primary health care provider and any other relevant services. A consultation liaison service is provided to more remote communities as well as Katherine Hospital. Katherine Mental Health Service aims to meet the needs of all mental health consumer groups and carers within the region through consultation, assessment and treatment as well as liaison with other services.

Katherine MHS are provided in collaboration with the TEMHS, which provides a consultation liaison service to acute and primary health providers and other relevant service providers across the Top End, including the Katherine Region.

Who we are looking for: We are looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist with full registration and a recognised Mental Health Qualification, who will be eligible for Designated Mental Health Practitioner status. You must be competent in psychiatric assessment and treatment, and have a working knowledge of current issues, standards, policies and trends in mental health service delivery. We are looking for a member of our team who can work effectively and harmoniously across a wider service, who has an ability to work constructively with non-English speaking background peoples and organisations.

Where are we located: Katherine – If you have dreamed of exploring outback Australia and have a love of the Australian bush, you could not be better placed. Our proximity to South East Asia as well as Nitmiluk, Kakadu and East Kimberley national parks provide endless places to explore and so much more.

For further information on the above position please contact Jane Hair on 0447840938 / 08 8973 8724 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Quote vacancy number: 2303

Vacancy closing date: 26th October 2017

 APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs  

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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Monsour Clinic 

MHNIP – Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

About the role

The purpose of the role is to provide ongoing mental health support to patients of our clinic, ensuring that their mental health needs are satisfied in a supportive environment. The role will allow for a flexible work schedule to ensure the best outcomes for both the successful nurse applicant and patients.

About You

The successful applicant would be an enthusiastic Credentialed MHN with an interest in holistic care and supporting patients living in the community. Evidence of credentials and AHPRA registration must be provided.

About the clinic

The Monsour clinic is a busy Medical Clinic located in Maryborough on the beautiful Fraser Coast of Queensland. We offer a range of services to our patients to ensure that we can meet all of their medical needs.

How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse – Evolve

  • West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, West Brisbane/ Ipswich QLD
  • Classification NG7
  • Salary $107,804 - $117,037 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time

Join the fastest growing health service

About this role:

Our Evolve Therapeutic Support Service has an opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our expanding team. As one of the fastest growing Health Services in Queensland we offer plenty of opportunity for career progression.

The purpose of this position is to deliver high level clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation to children and young people in the care of the Department of Communities Child Safety Services with extreme and complex therapeutic and behaviour support needs; and to deliver training and education, supervision and research within the Evolve Therapeutic Support Service.

Located at the Ipswich Health Plaza, parking is available or you will be close to public transport.

About you:

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

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 is expected for this position.

For further information and to view the Role Description please visit Smartjobs

Contact: Rebecca Maurer, Team Leader

Phone:   (07) 3813 6270

Closing date: 25 September 2017


QSG Option 1

Team Leader – Evolve

  • West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, West Brisbane/ Ipswich QLD
  • Classification NG7
  • Salary $107,804 - $117,037 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time

Join the fastest growing health service

About this role:

Based in Ipswich, 40 minutes from Brisbane, our Evolve are looking for a dynamic team leader to provide operational leadership. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be part of the fastest growing health service in Queensland with a high demand for mental health services. Your ability to build relationships will see you maintaining and developing strategic partnerships with government and non-government organisations.

Evolve Therapeutic Service Ipswich is part of a state-wide, cross government initiative that aims to enhance mental health, behaviour support, and participation in education for children and young people in the care of Child Safety Services through co-ordinated sustainable partnerships between the Child Safety Services, Queensland Health, Disability Services and the Department of Education and Training.

Located at the Ipswich Health Plaza, parking is available or you will be close to public transport. As one of the fastest growing Health Services in Queensland we offer plenty of opportunity for career progression.

 

About you:

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

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 is expected for this position.

For further information and to view the Role Description please visit Smartjobs

Contact: Michelle Giles, Director of Operations, Community and Acute Services

Phone:   (07) 3813 6240

Closing date: 25 September 2017


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Mental Health Nurses

At Healthways, our business is improving well-being, understanding needs within customer populations and engaging individuals in sustained behaviour change that helps them live longer, happier and more productive lives. Our organisation has a proven track record in telephonic health coaching and improving health outcomes.

Opportunity

We are seeking Registered Nurses with postgraduate qualifications in Mental Health to join our friendly, supportive and high performing team. It is desirable to be credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental Health nursing within an agreed period of time. What we need is your Mental Health expertise to deliver our telephonic care support and health coaching to people in a performance driven, recovery orientated environment and culture. Starting date will be 30th October 2017.

Your profile and experience

  • At least 3 years' post-graduate experience as a Mental Health Nurse, preferably in the community setting.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience working within the recovery framework and associated recovery models of care.
  • Demonstrated ability in Trans-theoretical model of behaviour change and motivational interviewing.
  • Understanding of mental illness and disorders, and ability to conduct mental health assessments (including crisis and risk assessments) and coordination of care using a recovery-oriented approach
  • Strong interpersonal and rapport building skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate meaningfully with people and carers in a recovery-oriented approach
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting people to develop skills and self-manage their lifestyle and wellbeing.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate people to develop and sustain their own social connections and relationships using a recovery-oriented approach
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating peer support group sessions and workshops.
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Word / Outlook)
  • You must have relevant Australian recognised qualifications and unrestricted Australian working rights

 It’s all about you… We offer you

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Competitive salary and annual reviews
  • Full induction training and ongoing training and development
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Fun, social activities and events
  • Participation in our Colleague Be Well Program
  • Friendly, supportive team environment.

Our work place options

  • Full time (Monday to Friday)
  • Work from home option available after 6 months in the office and meeting eligibility requirements

If you meet the requirements and you are looking for an exciting opportunity with a growing company, please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note, we are unable to offer sponsorship for these positions and applicants must, therefore, hold a valid visa or be an Australian Permanent Resident or Citizen.


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse – AMYOS

  • West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, West Brisbane/ Ipswich QLD
  • Classification NG7
  • Salary $107,804 - $117,037 per annum
  • Permanent Full Time

Join the fastest growing health service

About this role:

The Mental Health Clinician - Senior, Assertive Mobile Youth Outreach Service (AMYOS) will provide collaborative system-based care to high risk and difficult to engage adolescents (13-18 years). The role will provide intensive, developmentally-appropriate, community-centred, mental health interventions and ongoing assessment for adolescents who require higher intensity services including risk assessment; crisis management; safety planning treatment; rehabilitation and support to recover from mental illness.

About you:

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

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 is expected for this position.

About West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

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

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

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

Our Health facilities include:

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

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service core values

Really care:  Every day we are proud of how we care for our patients, how we work together and how we deliver our work.

You matter:  We are part of the community we serve.  What is important to our community is important to us.  We respond to your    feedback about our work, our attitude, the services we provide and the way we provide them.

We deliver:   Our patients, their families, our colleagues, our staff, our partners and our community can be confident in our people and our services.  We honour our commitments.

Be the best:  We are here to make our patients’ healthcare experience the very best it can be.  We aspire to realise our vision and be proud to deliver healthcare excellence.

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service is committed to delivering patient centred highly reliable care through excellent health, excellent care and excellent value.

For further information and to view the Role Description please visit Smartjobs

Contact: Jeanette Pittaway, Team Leader

Phone:   (07) 3813 6270

Closing date: 18 September 2017


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse – Evolve Therapeutic Services

  • West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, West Brisbane/ Ipswich QLD
  • Classification NG6
  • Salary $87,796 -$94,010 per annum
  • Temporary Full Time 12 months with the possibility of extension

Join the fastest growing health service

About this role:

The purpose of this position is to deliver high level clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation to children and young people in the care of the Department of Communities Child Safety Services with extreme and complex therapeutic and behaviour support needs; and to deliver training and education, supervision and research within the Evolve Therapeutic Support Service.

About you:

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

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

About West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

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

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

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

Our Health facilities include:

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

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service core values

Really care:  Every day we are proud of how we care for our patients, how we work together and how we deliver our work.

You matter:  We are part of the community we serve.  What is important to our community is important to us.  We respond to your    feedback about our work, our attitude, the services we provide and the way we provide them.

We deliver:   Our patients, their families, our colleagues, our staff, our partners and our community can be confident in our people and our services.  We honour our commitments.

Be the best:  We are here to make our patients’ healthcare experience the very best it can be.  We aspire to realise our vision and be proud to deliver healthcare excellence.

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service is committed to delivering patient centred highly reliable care through excellent health, excellent care and excellent value.

For further information and to view the Role Description please visit Smartjobs

Contact: Jeanette Pittaway, Team Leader

Phone:   (07) 3813 6270

Closing date: 18 September 2017


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Therapeutic Practitioner - Children's Healing Team Werribee 

Positions in Dandenong and Werribee 
 
  • Join our iconic not-for-profit organisation -drive real change! 
  • Provide essential support to those who need it most 
  • Salary packaging and other benefits 
About you
 
You're empathetic, strong and non-judgemental. You're intuitive. With vast experience in the Mental Health sector, your knowledge base is thorough and far-reaching, especially when it comes to your understanding of the Aboriginal Culture. You know how to apply a strengths-based approach to your work. This innate sense of social justice is a deeply-embedded, fundamental part of who you are. 
 
We are The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency. 
 
Our Aboriginal Children's Healing Team is a program within VACCA that comprises a group of Therapeutic Practitioners who work closely with a number of VACCA's programs providing culturally and trauma informed support, advice, training, assessment and direct intervention to staff, carers, children and families to whom VACCA provides services. 
 
Stronger Families is an integrated placement prevention and reunification program designed to provide a coordinated service system response for children and families involved with Child Protection. The target group are children who are at imminent risk of being removed and placed in out-of-home care for the first time, or children who have recently entered out-of-home care for the first time and Child Protection have determined that they could safely return home to their parents' care if appropriate supports were available to the child and family. 
 
To succeed in this role you will need: 
 
Sound knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and the ability to effectively communicate with Aboriginal children and their families and a demonstrated ability to contribute to Aboriginal children's emotional, physical, psychological and cultural development. 
 
An ability to respond therapeutically to Aboriginal children's pain-based behaviours indicating an understanding of the impact of trauma and disrupted attachment on children. 
 
You'll need a tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy or a related discipline. You will need to demonstrate the ability to provide leadership and direct service in trauma informed assessment and therapeutic practice with children and young people in out of home care and their families. 
 
In exchange for your hard work, you'll enjoy working with a team who are dedicated to making a real change in the lives our children. And there's nothing more special than that! 
 
To apply for this job go to:
3717904.
Applications close 14 September 2017
 
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Registered Nurse / Clinical Nurse Specialist

FT, PPT and Casual positions

Dudley Private Hospital is owned & operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest & most respected private hospital operator. Located in Orange in the Central West of NSW, Dudley Private Hospital is a 57-bed facility including a 5 Operating Theatres, 15-bed Mental Health Clinic known as The Dudley Clinic.

The Dudley Clinic is a voluntary 15-bed unit offering a comprehensive range of assessment and treatments for patients suffering mental illness. Our unit is designed to assist people with mood disorders including depression, Bipolar Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Psychosis and Substance Abuse Disorders. Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social worker, Occupational Therapists and a dedicated Nursing staff form the team.

We seek a Registered Nurse / Clinical Nurse Specialist to complement our existing team. You will have extensive experience in Mental Health nursing. Experience in delivering group therapy is desirable although not essential.

Skills and Experience

  • Practical experience in Mental Health Nursing and possess current registration with APHRA
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health Nursing or working towards same
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to Recovery Orientated Care including trauma and informed practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently undertake comprehensive nursing assessments and plan care of mentally ill patients.
  • Ability to leverage working relationships with colleagues, and a high-level knowledge of clinical practices to build strong connections, cooperation and collaboration
  • Experience in delivering Group therapy eg CBT, Diversional, Social Activation or Mindfulness.

Benefits

  • Ramsay Healthcare & NSWNA agreement for Salary and Wages
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Small multidisciplinary team fostering quality patient outcomes
  • Work/Life balance, variety and flexibility with rostering

For more information regarding this position or for information regarding Orange please use the contact details provided below.

Applications & enquiries should be directed to:

Grant Frecklington
Chief Executive Officer
Dudley Private Hospital
261 March St
ORANGE NSW 2800
Phn: 02 6361 6765
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Applications Close: 22.09.17


 

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Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN3) Ravenhall

- State-of-the-art facility at Ravenhall
- Multiple positions (full time & part time)
- Free onsite parking, September 2017 commencement (or by negotiation)

Welcome to Forensicare.

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

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

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

About the role

Commencing in September, and working within a multidisciplinary team, these positions will be delivering care within a custodial setting, practicing within a recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care.
The range of services we’ll be delivering will allow nursing staff to work across a number of settings including the acute, subacute, complex & challenging behaviours and rehabilitation and reintegration units, as well as reception, outpatients, crisis assessment and ‘at risk’ services.

Skills and experience

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Details: Tanya Mularczyk
Contact Phone: 0466 318 346
Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Closing Date: 30/08/2017
Reference Number: 13469
Position link: https://forensicare.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=VUoJrYiHjqQ=&jbc=ere 


790904 Barwon Health

Co-Director Operations Mental Health

  • Join the largest regional health service in Victoria, as a leader who drives strategic and operational leadership in the field of Mental Health.
  • Assist in promoting positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships within the internal team and the wider community as a whole.
  • Inspire your staff to become the best in the field and drive research and strategic working to achieve the best patient outcomes and community inclusion.

About the Service

Barwon Health is the largest regional health service in Victoria, providing a wide range of services including acute, mental health and aged care, as well as other specialist services, to the local communities.

Barwon Health are renowned for their commitment and capacity for innovative service delivery, research and teaching, which attracts some of the best health professionals in the state and beyond.

On offer to all employees is a positive and inclusive working environment, staff care and peer support programs, industry leading teaching and training as well as flexible working arrangements and extensive salary packaging options.

This position sits within the Senior Leadership team, accountable to the Clinical Director of Mental Health. The Co-Director’s role will work closely with the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, Business Manager, and heads of units across the directorate.

About the Position

The Co-Director will provide operational leadership to the directorate to meet strategic objectives, including budget management, operational performance, implementation and management of service plans, care delivery, quality leadership, education and training, safety and quality, human resources, promoting clinical standards and governance, patient flow and for the directorates key performance indicators.

About You

This is a rare and exciting Leadership opportunity that promises to be both challenging and highly rewarding. Barwon Health’s Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Service is undertaking a program of significant change to ensure it continues to lead the way in mental health service provision and this is an opportunity to help drive the success of the service through innovation and contribute to their already sterling reputation.

To be successful:

  • You will be business minded and able to initiate and drive a change and continuous improvement within a diverse team.
  • You will be an inspirational leader with the ability to create positive workplace culture as well as a culture of person centred care and respect for their circumstance.
  • You will be an experienced, insightful leader who is prepared to challenge your own thinking and motivate others.
  • You will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You will be able to think critically and quickly analyse and interpret data to achieve results

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

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

Reference: #150786

Location: Swanston Centre

Key Contact: Allison Sidebotham, (03) 4215 2520

Closing Date: 30/08/2017

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


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Registered Psychiatric Nurse RPN2 (Ravenhall)

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

Welcome to Forensicare.

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

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

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

About the role

Working within a multidisciplinary team, this position will be delivering care within a custodial mental health bed based setting, practicing within a Recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care. In doing so, the Mental Health Nurse practices within the Ravenhall Charter, ensuring service integration and fidelity to the vision, mission, values and principles of the Charter.
The position performs in a Key Nurse role for an allocated group of patients, and is responsible for the overall coordination of care for this group of patients. They also perform the role of Key Worker in relation to liaison with the patient’s custodial case manager, and the integration of the Mental Health Recovery Plan with the custodial case management plan.
Nursing staff may be rotated through units to assist in building a comprehensive understanding of the acute and subacute bed based services, and also to provide professional development opportunities.

Skills and experience

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent and current registration with AHPRA.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer Recovery.
  • Knowledge of contemporary and ethical mental health nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake comprehensive nursing assessments of mentally ill patients, and to plan, implement and evaluate nursing interventions.

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

Benefits

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

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

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

Contact: Tanya Mularczyk
P: 0466 318 346
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Reference: 13461

Closing: 24/08/2017

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Clinical Coordinator RPN4 (Ravenhall)

- State-of-the-art facility at Ravenhall
- Full time
- Free onsite parking, Generous Salary Packaging

Welcome to Forensicare.

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

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

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

About the role

The Clinical Coordinator role within the Aire and Erskine Units provide overarching support for the operational functioning of the Unit. The Clinical Coordinator will ensure the Unit's structures and practices align with the Ravenhall Charter, ensuring service integration and fidelity to the vision, mission, values and principles of the Charter.
The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for providing the multidisciplinary team with support in relation to the development, implementation and evaluation of quality initiatives. The position is also responsible for the allocation of patients to care coordination streams, including allocation to specific Key Nurses taking into account the individual patient needs, the strengths of each staff member, and the patient cohort within each stream.

Skills and experience

  • Hold a Postgraduate Diploma (Nursing Practice Mental Health) or equivalent, and possess current registration with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrate experience translating knowledge of current Australian College of Mental Health Nursing standards of practice, contemporary forensic mental health nursing practices and relevant legislation into practice, coupled with significant post registration experience in a similar role.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer Recovery, including the modelling and leading of Recovery focused initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan and undertake comprehensive nursing assessments of mentally ill patients.
  • Ability to leverage working relationships with colleagues, and high level knowledge of clinical practices to build strong connections, cooperation and collaboration.

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

Benefits

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

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

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

Contact: Tanya Mularczyk
P: 0466 318 346
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Reference: 13460
Closing Date: 24/08/2017
Apply for position online


 

  QSG Option 1

Mental Health Clinical Nurse (Acute Care Service / Homeless Health)

Join our great team of professionals delivering excellence in Rural and Remote healthcare.

What’s on offer?

• Permanent full-time position.
• Remuneration package of up to $107,262 p.a.
• Salary range of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6 – Band 1)
• Recreational leave loading (17.5%)
• Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)
• Professional development allowance and p.a. leave
• Rural Area Nursing Incentive Package
• Fringe benefit/salary sacrificing options

We are committed to providing a wide range of employment benefits including: flexible working arrangements, and access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

About the role

Provide effective and efficient specialist mental health nursing clinical care as a member of the Homeless Health Outreach Team whilst working as part of the multidisciplinary Acute Care Service team providing comprehensive services to people who have a mental illness and who may have a substance abuse problem and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Some of the professional benefits of working in a rural and remote location include:

  • greater autonomy and responsibility
  • the variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • access to professional development and support networks that will foster skills and develop leadership 
  • a range of financial benefits such as rural and remote allowances.

Requirements

  • Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (APHRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • Post-graduate qualifications in mental health nursing, particularly those which lead to credentialing as a mental health nurse are desirable.
  • Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) status as required under the Mental Health Act 2016.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

About the unit

The Mental Health and ATOD Service are responsible for delivering mental health and ATOD services throughout the North West Hospital and Health Service. Its primary objective is to ensure access to a comprehensive range of treatment and support services across the continuum of care including early intervention, prevention and promotion. The role of the Acute Care Service includes being the service point of contact for acute substance misuse, mental health assessment, intake and acute community mental health home care follow up.

About North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island.

Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment, living close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Why make the move?

Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo which is the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

Enquiries: Janelle Falconer t. 07 4744 7103
Closing Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Online Applications: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MI250426 
Job Ad Reference: MI250426


 

QSG Option 1

Your employer – Mackay Hospital and Health Service

The Mackay Hospital and Health Service region covers Sarina in the south, Clermont in the west, and Bowen and the Whitsunday Islands in the northeast. It services approximately 182,000 people in an area of approximately 90,000km.

MHHS has eight hospitals, two Multi-Purpose Health Services and two additional community health services that employ more than 2,000 staff. The Mackay Base Hospital is the referral hospital for smaller facilities at Bowen, Dysart, Clermont, Collinsville, Moranbah and Sarina. In addition, Proserpine Hospital, (located in the Whitsundays) is a 33-bed facility offering acute, maternity and surgical services. Visit our Work for Us web page for more information.

Your team – Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service Division

The Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Services in the MHHS is experiencing growth in the demand for services and this has led to the development of revised service models of care, a focus on consumers, carers, recovery and shared models of service delivery. The leadership are clear that People Matter and Trust, Respect, Teamwork and Collaboration are how we go about delivering services.

Our services are growing and so are we. There are opportunities available for mental health and AOD clinicians in senior clinical roles, leadership roles and early career roles across a range of specialist services in the community and inpatient settings across the age range. Whether your Professional interest is in the areas of adult, child and youth, older persons, acute care, case management or intensive rehabilitation services Mackay offers a dynamic service in which to take your next steps in your career journey. Visit the Smartjobs website to view our vacancies.

Mackay is a vibrant community offering a range of services and activities for a rich lifestyle outside of the work environment. Visit the MHHS website for more information.


QSG Option 1

Registered Nurse (Acute Care Service)
Mental Health & ATODS, North West Hospital and Health Service, Mount Isa.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to further your career! We can offer you great work-life balance coupled with generous remuneration and benefits. Join our dedicated team of professionals providing excellence in rural and remote healthcare to our community.

About North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Health Service includes the City of Mount Isa and the towns and areas of Burketown, Camooweal, Cloncurry, Dajarra, Doomadgee, Julia Creek, Karumba, Normanton and Mornington Island. Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits of working in a rural and remote location include:

  • Greater autonomy and responsibility
  • The variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • A diverse patient mix
  • Access to professional development and support networks that will foster skills and develop leadership
  • A range of financial benefits such as rural and remote allowances.

About the role

The Registered Nurse (Acute Care Service) provides mental health nursing practice consistent with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the mental health service, to ensure the provision of best practice and quality patient care.

Requirements

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/ manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Additional information regarding mandatory qualifications, professional registration and other requirements can be reviewed within the role description on Smart Jobs. The direct link is located below.

What’s on Offer?

Remuneration package of up to $98,484 p.a. (+any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $67,295 - $86,316 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%). (Permanent full-time position).

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits. Some of these include: competitive salary, fringe benefit/salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, and access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move?

Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo which is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

Enquiries: Janelle Falconer (07) 4744 7103
Closing Date: Monday, 4 September 2017
Online Applications: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Job Ad Reference: MI250109 

 

 


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurse Consultant – Acute Care Team, Specialty and Procedural Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the role

Provide clinical leadership and expertise at an advanced practice level for the provision and coordination of evidence-based patient care in accordance with organisational goals.

Clinical Nurse Consultants demonstrate a broad knowledge of professional nursing skills, and are accountable and responsible for their own clinical practice. They are able to function in more complex nursing situations, while providing support and direction to the inter-disciplinary team.

Requirements of the role

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: [measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and [hepatitis B].
  • A Bachelor of Nursing equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • 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 of time. 
  • While not mandatory, appointment or eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 would be well regarded.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short time frame.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a government vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required.
  • This position is required to work throughout the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full-time position
  • A base salary ranging from $107,804 to $117,037 p.a.
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!

About the unit

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.

ACT aim 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. ACT 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.

ACT 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.

ACT operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day across a variety of settings, on a continuous roster within the GCHHS.

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

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

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

How to apply

Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Tuesday, 22 August 2017.
Job Ad reference: GC249763
Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.
Enquiries: Luke Lindsay (07) 5687 8307
Application Kit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au 

 

 

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Footprints in Brisbane Inc.

Mental Health Nurses in Brisbane North (MHNiB)
Part-time and Full-Time Positions
Fixed-Term Contract until 30 June 2018

Footprints in Brisbane Inc. Is a well-regarded not for profit community-based organisation located in Newstead, Fortitude Valley and West End providing a range of programs to people who are older, have a disability, experience mental illness, are homeless and are financially/socially disadvantaged.

Footprints is seeking suitably qualified mental health nurses for the Mental Health Nursing in Brisbane North (MHNiB) program. This program is for adults with a severe mental illness and complex health issues who primarily receive their mental health care from a GP or community-based psychiatrist. The program is available to people living in the Pine Rivers and Brisbane North regions. This position will work in collaboration with the person’s GP or psychiatrist to provide them with clinical care coordination and treatment services.

We offer a competitive salary package, the opportunity to salary sacrifice and an established, supportive and friendly work environment.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by 4 September 2017, please assume that your application has not been successful. We thank you for your time and interest in our organisation).

For more information about how to apply and the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria please go to our website www.footprintsinc.org.au to discuss this role further please contact:-

Keryn Fenton
Manager, Mental Health Programs
(07) 3252 3488
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Please note that applications will not be accepted without addressing the key selection criteria.

Applications Close: 10.00 am, Monday 21 August 2017


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Clinicians - Multiple Positions in therapeutic Mental Health program

• Multiple Clinical counselling roles utilising a CBT approach
• Full-Time and/or Part-Time positions based in ACT
• Increase your take home pay up to $7,000 per year through Salary Sacrifice!

In launching this new service, CatholicCare has multiple positions available for clinicians to provide therapeutic counselling, utilising a CBT model, to children and adults with a focus on mental health.

The Role
The key responsibilities for the Mental Health clinician will be to provide therapeutic interventions to children and adults with mental health issues. Clinicians will be required to work from a CBT and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies approach. Staff receive ongoing training and supervision in this model over a 12 month period.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people's lives - we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer
Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About Us
CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.

The ideal person we are looking for has:
• Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy (plus mental health accreditation endorsing the provision of psychological interventions).
• Registration with APHRA or Membership with AASW. Provisional registration with APHRA for Psychology Interns.
• Counselling Experience working in the mental health sector with adults and children with complex needs.
• Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to clients presenting with complex issues such as comorbidity and suicide
• Good verbal and written communication skills, and good time management skills
• Have an understanding of EEO, Work Safety and confidentiality

To apply you must:
• Attach an updated resume
• Covering Letter
• Address each Selection Criteria above

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
• a current drivers licence, and
• a Working with Vulnerable People Card

Please send your applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

For more information or to apply please visit: www.catholiccare.cg.org.au 

CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


 

QSG Option 1

Team Leader Mental Health

Community Mental Health, Longreach, Central West Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $151,590 p.a., comprising salary between $126,721 - $132,862 p.a. (Nurse Grade 10), OR Remuneration value up to $136,948 p.a., comprising salary between $115,033 - $120,029 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities:

The Team Leader will contribute to a sustainable rural and remote Mental Health and Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (ATODS) workforce through the provision of advice to the Executive team on appropriate strategies for workforce skills development and sustainable models of care for rural service delivery in the Central West Hospital and Health Service.

Enquiries: Deirdre Murphy (07) 4652 8000
Job Ad Reference: CW7H248762
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5618 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au  
Closing Date: Sunday, 20 August 2017


QSG Option 1

Community and Acute Services

Mental Health and Specialised Services, Ipswich, Queensland

The West Moreton Hospital and Health Service are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Community and Acute Mental Health Service.  We are currently expanding and are looking for highly motivated Mental Health Nurses to join the team on both permanent and temporary basis.

The Community and Acute Service provides the full continuum of culturally appropriate care through delivery of inpatient and community-based mental health treatment and support services.  This includes mental health assessment, early intervention, treatment and continuing care.  Specialist mental health services are available for children, adolescents, adults and older persons who have, or are at risk of having a serious mental illness.  A consult liaison team supports clinical services within Ipswich Hospital. 

The service works in partnership with community managed organisations, primary care and other Government departments to support people with severe mental illness and complex care needs to live meaningful lives in our community.

The teams include:

  • Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • Older Persons Inpatient Unit
  • Acute Care Team
  • Emergency Department Mental Health Team – Consultant  Liaison – Ipswich Hospital
  • Community Care Teams – Ipswich Rural and Goodna
  • Evolve Therapeutic Service
  • Child and Youth Mental Health Service
  • Community Care Unit – Gailes
  • Alcohol and other Drugs Service

We are currently recruiting the following roles for our Mental Health and Specialised Services Division:

Clinical Nurse – Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit

  • The West Moreton Acute Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds located at Ipswich Hospital. As a Mental Health Clinical Nurse you will provide clinical leadership and care.
  • Base Salary of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. base salary on offer depending on skills and experience
  • Closes Thursday 10 August 2017

Clinical Nurse – Older Persons Inpatient Unit

  • Our Older Persons Mental Health Unit is a 16 bed inpatient facility located at Ipswich Hospital and provides both acute and extended treatment for people over the age of 65 diagnosed with mental illness. As a Mental Health Clinical Nurse you will provide clinical leadership and care.
  • Base Salary of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. base salary on offer depending on skills and experience
  • Closes Thursday 10 August 2017

Registered Nurse – Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit

  • The West Moreton Acute Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds located at Ipswich Hospital. The registered nurse provides evidenced based individualised patient care.
  • Base Salary of $64,292 - $83,144 p.a. base salary on offer depending on skills and experience
  • Closes Thursday 10 August 2017

Registered Nurse – Older Persons Inpatient Unit

  • The Older Person Mental Health Unit has a 16 bed capacity and provides both acute and extended treatment for people over the age of 65 diagnosed with mental illness. The registered nurse provides evidenced based individualised patient care.
  • Base Salary of $64,292 - $83,144 p.a. base salary on offer depending on skills and experience
  • Closes Thursday 10 August 2017

For further details please click on the links above to view these roles on www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au  


QSG Option 1

Mental Health Clinician (Community Outreach)

(Clinical Nurse or Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist)

Mental Health Services, North West Hospital and Health Service, Mount Isa

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to further your career! We can offer you great work-life balance coupled with generous remuneration and benefits. Join our dedicated team of professionals providing excellence in rural and remote healthcare to our community.

About North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits of working in a rural and remote location include:

  • Greater autonomy and responsibility
  • The variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • A diverse patient mix
  • Access to professional development and support networks that will foster skills and develop leadership
  • A range of financial benefits such as rural and remote allowances.

About the role

The Mental Health Clinician (Community Outreach) position delivers direct care at an advanced level to consumers requiring mental health interventions in the rural and remote communities with the North West Hospital and Health Service, whilst providing support and education to other team members.

Requirements

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/ manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Additional information regarding mandatory qualifications, professional registration and other requirements can be reviewed within the role description on Smart Jobs. The direct link is located below.

What’s on offer?

Clinical Nurses: Remuneration package of up to $107,262 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $87,796- $94,010 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Psychologists or Social Workers or Occupational Therapists: Remuneration package of up to $105,178 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $62,719 - $92,184 p.a. (HP3), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Position type: Permanent full-time.
We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits. Some of these include competitive salary, fringe benefit/salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, and access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move?

Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo which is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

Enquiries: Janelle Falconer (07) 4744 7103
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Online Applications: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Job Ad Reference: MI248411


 

QSG Option 1

Mental Health Clinician (Pool) – (Clinical Nurse or Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist)

Mental Health Service, North West Hospital and Health Service, Mount Isa

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to further your career! We can offer you great work-life balance coupled with generous remuneration and benefits. Join our dedicated team of professionals providing excellence in rural and remote healthcare to our community.

About North West Hospital and Health Service

The North West Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.

Some of the professional benefits of working in a rural and remote location include:

  • Greater autonomy and responsibility
  • The variety of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • A diverse patient mix
  • Access to professional development and support networks that will foster skills and develop leadership
  • A range of financial benefits such as rural and remote allowances.

About the role

The Mental Health Clinician position provides mental health clinical practice consistent with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the mental health service, to ensure the provision of best practice and quality patient care.

Requirements

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/ manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Additional information regarding mandatory qualifications, professional registration and other requirements can be reviewed within the role description on Smart Jobs. The direct link is located below.

What’s on offer?

Clinical Nurses: Remuneration package of up to $107,262 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $87,796- $94,010 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

Psychologists or Social Workers or Occupational Therapists: Remuneration package of up to $105,178 p.a. (+ any other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $62,719 - $92,184 p.a. (HP3), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees. To attract and retain a workforce who also strive to excel we offer a generous remuneration package and employment benefits. Some of these include: competitive salary, fringe benefit/salary sacrificing options, recreational leave loading, generous employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, and access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Why make the move?

Mount Isa is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature. Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour.

People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo which is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere. Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!

Enquiries: Janelle Falconer (07) 4744 7103
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Online Applications: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Job Ad Reference: MI248266