Find your next Mental Health Nursing Position here!

 

Employment Opportunities: Current Vacancies External Organisations

To advertise a general job or position available refer to the Media Kit or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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. 


QLD Logo

Clinical Nurses – Adult Intake (Mental Health Clinician) – Gladstone Integrated Services, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $109,944 p.a., comprising salary between $89,990 - $96,361 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 6(1)) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: The Intake Clinician will engage in comprehensive consumer focussed mental health consultation, assessment, intervention and training to ensure seamless care for consumers between Mental Health, local public hospitals, and the primary health and community sector.

Enquiries: Laurie Ellis, Team Leader Gladstone.
Job Ad Reference: GL9B303007
Application Kit: (07) 4976 3244 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au  
Closing Date: Sunday, 3 March 2019.


NT Gov Logo colour

Clinical Nurse Specialists
Are you an experienced Mental Health Nurse looking for your next career move? Have you considered working in the culturally diverse and rich Territory? The NT Mental Health team have a variety of opportunities which may be of interest to you!

The clinical skills and experience you will gain with NT Health are as diverse as the Territory itself. Here you will be supported by a professional Mental Health team to achieve your full potential whilst delivering high quality patient centred care to a broad range of clients.

  • To be considered for this opportunity you must:
    Be a Registered Nurse holding a current certificate of registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, with specialist mental health qualification;
  • Be eligible for Designated Mental Health Practitioner status under the NT Mental Health Act;
  • Have demonstrated experience in Mental Health triage, crisis, risk and mental state assessment of clients with serious mental illness and complex needs;
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of psychiatric disorders and current psychiatric nursing theory and practice.
  • High level of communication and organisational skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of current issues in Indigenous Health and sensitivity to cross cultural issues, and the ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures; and
  • Ideally hold a Graduate Diploma or higher beyond entry-to-practice in Mental Health or relevant field.

To apply for this opportunity click here or visit Our Life Out Here to learn more about living in the Territory.


QLD Logo

Clinical Nurses (Acute Care Team) – Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.
Please note: These positions can also be filled by an Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker as per Role Description.

The Role
Permanent full time and various temporary positions are available for Clinical Nurses to join the Acute Care Team within Mental Health Specialist Services at Gold Coast Health (GCH).
This is an exciting opportunity to:
• Work in a world-class 9000-strong health care service
• Combine full time employment, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
• Be inspired and challenged by diversity of duties, consumers and settings
• Contribute specialised clinical capabilities to support people in crisis
• Expand your clinical expertise in acute mental health care

You will take responsibility for
Providing consumer focused and evidence-based nursing care to support mental health consumers, including the following:

• Being the first point of consumer contact to provide mental health education, support, information, advice and referral
• Developing positive consumer relationships founded on hope and recovery
• Systematic intake, crisis intervention and assessment
• Screening admissions to acute psychiatric inpatient services
• Providing for continuity of service through referrals and community based treatment
• Providing consultation and specialised targeted intervention
• Integrating between various sites, services and programs to facilitate service efficiency and responsiveness
• Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams

Requirements for the role
• Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
• AHPRA registration
• Appointment or eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016
• Post graduate qualifications or commitment to obtain
• Be and remain, vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
• This position requires the incumbent to work rotational shift work including nights and weekends

Benefits
• Career Development
• Leave loading
• Mentoring
• Salary Packaging
• Modern Facilities
• Diverse Work Culture

Salary information
• Permanent full time, temporary full time (up to 12 months with possibility of extension)
• Base salary ranging from $89 990 - $96 361 p.a., $3449.30 - $3696.50 p.f.
• 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 Day 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 Us
Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS) provide integrated hospital and community specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented.

The Acute Care Team (ACT) 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 operate a continuous 7 days a week, 24 hours a day roster across variety of locations.

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 Tuesday, 26 February 2019.
Job Ad reference: GC302469NG
Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Luke Lindsay (07) 5687 8307
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019


NT Gov Logo colour

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

Clinical Nurse Specialist Mental Health Access Team
Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,887 - $123,305
(comprising salary $99,582 - $106,986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service – Darwin/Palmerston

Several Ongoing vacancies

Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service is looking for Clinical Nurse Specialists for the Mental Health Access Team in Darwin.

This position provides triage, practical advice and assistance, assessment, short-term management and referral for mental health clients and their families in accordance with mental health legislation and Top End Mental Health Services policies and procedures.

For further information please contact Lisa Scarff on 08 8999 4988 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quote vacancy number: 2292
Vacancy closing date: 12th March 2019

Application Information
Applicants should address the selection criteria in a one page summary sheet and provide a current detailed CV and contact details for 2 referees. A full job description can be obtained by visiting www.nt.gov.au/jobs  

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.theterritory.com.au  
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent/Apply.aspx?App=WWC) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Picture your life out here – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au 


THS SB Dark Blue1

Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) - Psychiatry (524398)
Tasmanian Health Service
Department of Psychiatry
Royal Hobart Hospital

An opportunity exists for Senior Registered Nurses with current knowledge and experience in the delivery of consumer care in acute adult mental health, to join a new team, and be at the forefront of leading innovation, best practice and excellence in delivering care.
Salary: $86,186 to $90,191 pro-rata per annum
Relocation assistance may be offered to the successful applicant.
in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2016
Period of Employment: Fixed term, full-time and part-time shift work, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

The Role:
The Department of Health, Tasmanian Health Services, seeks to appoint Assistant Nurse Unit Manger’s to a new Team delivering a twelve (12) bed Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHHITH) Service. The Assistant Nurse Unit Manager assists the Nurse Manager to coordinate the shift, provided clinical leadership to other staff and will be responsible for leading assessments, treatment and care provided to consumers of service in the delivery of intensive home based care following principles of person centred, recovery orientated and trauma informed practice.
The new Team will include Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, Peer Workers and administrative support.

The Team will be a virtual ward of the Royal Hobart Hospital with direct links to the Department of Psychiatry, Emergency Department and Adult Community Mental Health Teams and as such is part of Statewide Mental Health Services – South.

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

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

The ANUM is an experienced nurse who, within the defined area of practice:

  • Works in partnership with the Nurse Manager (NM) – MHHITH and other senior staff, to ensure the efficient and effective provision of care based on best practice principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework.
  • Assists the NM with the planning and management of staff and resources and provides operational leadership through the coordination of the day to day patient care activities, including patient flow.
  • Coordinates and provides intensive home-based care to all consumers of the service, which includes comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, active, therapeutic engagement, monitoring and review of mental state and response to treatments, ongoing psychotherapeutic work using arrange of modalities and techniques, within a MultiDisciplinary Team (MDT).
  • Participate in the development and revision of organisational documentation and policies and procedures relating to nursing based best practice and model care.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Vicki Polanowski on (03) 6166 0834 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au 

Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties. Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.


Applications close: Thursday 21st February 2019
Vacancy No. 524398


MCDHB

Associate Director of Nursing - Mental Health & Addictions

Palmerston North, New Zealand
MidCentral District Health Board
Job ID H18_2947

MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) is currently progressing through a transformational change strategy and creating an Integrated Service Model through an innovative Cluster leadership arrangement. The aim is to support changes which will deliver seamless care to the community, improvement in health outcomes, and access to health services and models of care which are co-designed and consumer/family/whanau centred. This key position offers a unique opportunity to join a contemporary mental health and addictions team that serves a population of 162,500, the majority of whom live in Palmerston North City. Approximately 16.5% of the population is aged over 65 years and Maori make up over 17% of the DHB’s population. The DHB stretches across the North Island from the west to the east coast of New Zealand.

Reporting to the Operations Executive – Mental Health & Addictions, MDHB as Associate Director of Nursing – Mental Health & Addictions you will provide professional and practice support to frontline nursing leaders and staff to support them to thrive and deliver services in an integrated way. The role supports and drives excellence in professional nursing standards of practice and the development of workforce models and innovation to maximise the role of nursing, whilst supporting systems change by working collaboratively across the organisation to help deliver better outcomes for the community.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in senior leadership roles within mental health nursing, providing vital services to the community. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and talented mental health nurse leader.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, including listening, group facilitation, report writing and public speaking skills. To help deliver improved mental health outcomes across MDHB.

We invite qualified candidates to contact Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a confidential discussion.

For more information and to apply online click here. 

Applications close Wednesday 13 March 2019.


QLD Logo

Let your nursing career grow with the sun, reef and country on your doorstep. Live in a vibrant university city with all the school, sports and shopping amenities - Rockhampton, Central Queensland.

Nurse Unit Manager – Adult and Older Persons Inpatient Services, Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $136,874 p.a., comprising salary between $110,499 - $119,964 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 7) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: Effectively contribute as a member of the Senior Leadership Group within CQMHAODS and to lead a strong support team, to deliver contemporary mental health inpatient services.

Coordinate all operational components of the Adult Inpatient Unit and Older Persons Acute Inpatient Service, with the support of a strong team.

Enquiries: Brett Heslop, Director Nursing, Inpatient, Rehabilitation and Training (07) 4920 5673.
Job Ad Reference: RK9B301720
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5622 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 March 2019.

 


QLD Logo

Registered Nurses – Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Wide Bay Mental Health & Specialised Services, Bundaberg Hospital, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.
Salary between $68,977 - $88,474 p.a. (f/t) or salary rates: $34.79 - $44.62 p.h. (p/t) or $42.79 - $54.88 p.h. (casual) (Nurse Grade 5)
(Several full time and part time positions, hours negotiable and casual positions available) (Applications will remain current for twelve months)

Duties / Abilities: To provide clinical and patient-centred care within the Mental Health Inpatient Unit. Support the facilitation and provision of quality and cost effective nursing services which are consistent with contemporary standards and evidence-informed practice. Actively participate in and support education, management and portfolio functions within the Mental Health Inpatient Unit. Utilise data and information to ensure that the service is organised for safety and participate in the capture of information which measures the standard of service delivery.

Enquiries: Marie McAneney (07) 4303 8611
Job Ad Reference: H1901WB300294
Application Kit: (07) 4150 2250 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019


 

Nelson Marlborough Health Logo 300x170

Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists - Mental Health Focus

  • Permanent part-time positions available (0.8FTE working 64 hrs/fortnight)
  • Move to the sunshine capital of New Zealand
  • Beat the traffic, how does a 10 or 15 minute trip to work sound?
  • Do you ski, mountain bike, tramp, love boating or lying on the beach?

About our team

Our Community Assessment (CAT) team provides high quality and comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families living in the Nelson/ Tasman region. We enjoy a team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines.

About you

You will need to be a registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist who engenders confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

You will be experienced in providing intensive, developmentally-appropriate, community centered mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for clients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions is desirable. Whilst we are looking for experienced practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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

Nelson is one of New Zealand's top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/

How to apply

If you would like more information please contact Karen Cargill Acting Manager Integrated Community Mental Health via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please 'click apply' and complete our online application form. Click here

Ref: N19-008

Applications close Thursday, 7 March 2019 (unless filled prior).


BCHS

Mental Health Nurse - LIFT - Stepped Care Model for Mental Health Banyule Team
Heidelberg
Reference: 4541924
Part time 0.8 EFT
Fixed term until 30 June 2019, with Commonwealth funding likely to be extended for a further 3 years
Salary packaging available

Job Description

Banyule Community Health, Nexus Primary Health and Health Ability are working in partnership to deliver an exciting new community-based service for people at risk of developing mental illness and those who are experiencing mental illness.

We are seeking to recruit a recovery-focussed, enthusiastic and experienced Credentialed Mental Health Nurse to join our LIFT Program. The LIFT Mental Health Program has a strong focus on providing integrated, consumer and community focussed support through provision of highly tailored individual and group program services. The partnership is uniquely placed within community health settings to engage consumers in psychosocial rehabilitation - working to promote self-determination and empowerment, re-learning and skill development, and striving for personal growth and resilience.

The LIFT Program operates across the Cities of Banyule and Whittlesea, Nillumbik Shire and townships of Kinglake and Wallan. This position is located with the Banyule team, based at West Heidelberg. The multi- disciplinary team is composed of:

Credentialed Mental Health Nurses
Psychologists
Social Workers
Care Coordinators
Peer Workers

The service works with clients across the continuum, from at- risk/prevention/early intervention through to those with severe mental illness and complex needs. Employees will work in teams at their employing community health service, and also as a virtual team across the services. Integration with other services delivered in community health and beyond is vital as the model works with the whole person, including their physical and psycho-social needs. Suitable applicants will have a sound understanding of the social model of health and have the skills and knowledge to work collaboratively to implement the shift to a stepped model of mental health care.

Key responsibilities:

Undertake comprehensive mental state, psychosocial, functional and physical assessment of clients
Work collaboratively with clients and their carers, family and non clinical care coordinators to formulate and implement care plans
Undertake initial and ongoing risk assessments, and develop risk management plans to provide a safe environment for the client and others
Provide clinical nursing services for clients with severe mental health conditions and complex needs
Establish a therapeutic relationship with the client
Regularly monitor and review the client's mental state and undertake clinical reviews in accordance with policies and program guidelines
Maintain links with GP's, psychiatrists, psychologists and others involved in the client's care
Key skills

Demonstrated ability to operationalise the recovery model with mental health clients with severe and complex needs who have active and unstable psychiatric mental health

Demonstrated skills and experience in advocacy for and provision of integrated care
Excellent interpersonal and team skills and behaviours, incorporating verbal and written communication, flexibility, resilience
Excellent organisational, time management and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical service providers
Ability to adapt and respond to change and cope with challenges

Company Profile:

Banyule Community Health offers a range of Wellbeing and Support services including: , Mental Health Programs, Gambler's Help services, Alcohol and Drug/ Dual Diagnosis Counselling , Care Coordination, Peer Support and Nursing as well as telephone, volunteer and group programs. Driven by principles of person centered care, self-management and community engagement, our services are committed to working with clients towards their goals in a flexible and holistic manner. Wellbeing and Support services are underpinned by the social and public models of health, guided by prevention, early intervention, harm reduction and treatment models, and work together to provide wrap-around support for all aspects of health and wellbeing.

If you meet the selection criteria outlined in the Expression of Interest information package and have a passion for working with vulnerable people, we would like to hear from you.

Please submit your Expression of Interest to Banyule Community Health as follows:

Applications must address the key selection criteria.
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 10th February, 2019.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th February, 2019
For further information please contact the LIFT Program Coordinator: Jo Southwell on 0436 019 201

To apply click here

Applications Close: 10 Feb 2019


Monash Hlth smll 002

Casey Emergency Psychiatric Service Senior Clinician Mental Health
• Full Time / Part Time
• Join us at an exciting time for Casey Hospital with expansion works underway
• Be a part of a thriving team in a growth corridor

About the service
The Emergency Psychiatric Service (EPS) includes the Enhanced Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (ECATT) operating from the Casey Emergency Department and MHaPs (formerly PACER) providing a service operating from Narre Warren Police Station. ECATT service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and MHaPs operates 7 days a week afternoon shift.
This position will ensure a comprehensive assessment, collaborative treatment design and appropriate referral of consumers presenting to the team.

About the role
We currently have positions available for Senior Clinicians to be a part of our growing EPS team. This role will find you working in both ECATT and MHaPs (formerly PACER). You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Casey Hospital in Berwick. You will also work closely with Casey Hospital Emergency Department, Casey ACIS (formerly CATT) and Victorian Police members. Candidates will be required to work a roster system that includes night shift. EPS is at the front end of service delivery with the priority to help a person to remain in or return to their local community as quickly as possible. Interventions are tailored to individual consumer and family needs as well as circumstances.

What you need
From you we expect a qualification in Psychiatric nursing, Occupational Therapy or Clinical/Forensic Psychology and be registered with AHPRA. Alternatively you have a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers. Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.
• You must have relevant professional registration
• A valid Working with Children Check
• A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
• 5 years post graduate experience in mental health
• Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred

What you need to know
• Part time (0.6 minimum) or full time
• Base yourself at Casey Hospital for ECATT with an AM, PM and night shift
• Base yourself at Narre Warren Police Station for PACER with a PM shift

Monash Health will offer
• competitive salary
• salary packaging
• friendly and supportive culture
• opportunity to experience various teams
• on-going supervision and professional development

Monash health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 15,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

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

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Please click here to view position or APPLY now. REF#36891

 


Tas Gov vert

Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health
Adult Community Mental Health Services North
Tasmanian Health Services - North
52 Frankland Street, Launceston, Tasmania

Salary: $62,008 - $84,858 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary packaging
If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!
The Tasmanian Health Service seeks a Services seeks to appoint a Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health to join the dedicated and professional Mental Health Services team in Launceston.
This position offers diversity, autonomy and the opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic multidiscipline team. Applicants drawn to these positions will utilise evidence-based practices and recovery principles, be self-motivated and offer superior assessment and interpersonal skills. You will be required to contribute to the functioning of the team and to enhance service delivery to our client group.
We offer:
• Challenging and interesting work around clients with complex needs
• A supportive and dynamic work environment
• Continuous professional learning and development opportunities
• Excellent career advancement and training opportunities throughout the THS
• The chance to really make a difference
• Salary Packaging

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

Duties:
Nursing Care
a) In collaboration with members of the healthcare team plan, implement and evaluates patient/client care.
b) Practice in accordance with the NMBA codes and guidelines for registered nurses and midwives.
c) Acts as a Mental Health Officer when required.
d) Involve patients/clients and their families/significant others in the planning and implementation of care.
e) Contribute to the maintenance and promotion of a safe work environment.
f) Understand and adhere to relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
g) Maintain accurate and objective documentation.

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

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

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

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

Applications close 10 February 2019.
Vacancy No: 519775
To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au 


SWH 2010LOGO Hero HR 1

Psychiatric Nurse Consultant – RPN 5
Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services (MHS) at South West Healthcare provide a recovery focussed, family oriented mental health service using innovative approaches to community-based and client centred service delivery. Working closely with the families and carers of consumers, MHS provides extensive services across all age groups in South West Victoria.

The South West Region of Victoria serviced by MHS covers approximately 26,000 square kilometres, with a population exceeding 110,000. Located 262 kilometres from Melbourne, the major regional centre of Warrnambool is a thriving seaside city with a population of over 33,000 and offers an attractive work-life balance.

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced professional to join our Mental Health Service in the role of Psychiatric Nurse Consultant. Full time and part time applications will be considered for this permanent position.

Reporting to the Senior Mental Health Nurse, the primary focus of this role is mental health nurse education, training and development.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and to think strategically. The ability to contribute to education, training and development of nursing staff, experience in providing clinical supervision and comprehensive knowledge of legislation, regulations and policy direction are also key.

Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse, together with a postgraduate qualification in psychiatric/mental health nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program is essential.

A current Victorian driver’s licence is also required.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Jodi Radley (Senior Mental Health Nurse) on (03) 5564 6003 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record 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 February 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.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS
RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


RCHM

Position title: Senior Psychiatric Nurse / Senior Project Officer – Mental Health
Employment: Full time or Part- time – Ongoing
Location: Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital

RCH Mental Health has a vacancy for a Senior Psychiatric Nurse / Senior Project Officer.  The position is the professional leader of psychiatric nursing (0.5EFT) and the lead for clinical projects to develop RCH Mental Health into an evidence-based, outcomes-driven service (0.5EFT).
The Senior Psychiatric Nurse is accountable for delivery of high-quality nursing services across RCH Mental Health, and in particular provides oversight of recruitment, credentialing, professional development and maintenance of professional standards.
The Senior Project Officer role works with key stakeholders to develop and implement change projects to increase care quality, efficiency and sustainability for RCH Mental Health.  


For more information about the position, please review the Mercury advert and position description


NT Gov Logo colour

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Darwin, Alice Springs
$64,930 – $85,903

Are you a Registered Nurse with skills and experience in Mental Health seeking to progress your career? Looking to broaden your clinical skill set in a culturally diverse setting? NT Health has current opportunities for you!

The clinical skills and experience you will gain with NT Health are as diverse as the Territory itself. Here you will be supported by a professional team to achieve your full potential whilst delivering high-quality patient centred care to a broad range of patients.

To be considered for this opportunity you must;

  • Hold current registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia;
  • Hold relevant working rights for Australia;
  • Have demonstrated experience clinical skills in conducting accurate, comprehensive and systematic assessments, analysing information and data and communicating outcomes as the basis for practice within Mental Health;
  • Be a collaborative team player able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the best clinical outcomes;
  • Have effective communication skills to engage others in a mature, confident manner to achieve positive client outcomes, including providing information and/or advice on clinical issues within the RN/RM scope of practice; and
  • Possess demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence Nursing/Midwifery care provision for clients and families.

Applying through our expression of interest will allow your application to be considered for all vacancy types you are interested in.

To learn more about opportunities and to apply visit Our Life Out Here


THS SB Dark Blue with TasGov Logo

Registered Nurse Employment Register – Mental Health Services

Enrolled Nurse Employment Register – Mental Health Services

Statewide Mental Health Services - South
Tasmanian Health Service

Salary:

  • Registered Nurse $62,008 to $84,858 p.a.
  • Enrolled Nurse $55,991 to $62,008 p.a.

plus superannuation, allowances and access to salary packaging

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking applications from Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses looking to develop their experience within a Mental Health environment, or from nurses already possessing experience within this specialist setting. 

Areas we are seeking nurses for include:

  • Forensic Mental Health and Correctional Primary Health
  • Acute and Subacute Mental Health units
  • Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Older Persons Mental Health
  • Community Mental Health

Our employment registers are currently open, and may lead to a range of fixed term, or casual employment opportunities within the Tasmanian Health Service (THS). This is a great opportunity for Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses looking for opportunities for work in Tasmania, or existing Tasmanian nurses looking to expand their experience within the public health system.

We offer:

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

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

To find out more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Lynda Styles by calling (03) 6166 8152.

Applications are open now.

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply please visit:

Registered Nurses - https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1013880 

Enrolled Nurses - https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1013885


UnitingCare Logo RGB Order 304

Multiple Opportunities! Community based Mental Health Professionals

Are you passionate about making a difference in young people’s life? Join Uniting Care and be part of this exciting opportunity. Support young people to in their journey towards recovery.

Our Service:

We are currently seeking innovative and dynamic Mental Health Professionals to join our newly established Brisbane Recovery team to shape a recovery focused out of home care accommodation service for children and young people.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an evaluated pilot program focused on improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people in out of home care through an integrated and holistic approach. You will be part of a team that deliver a home-like environment and wrap around individualised support services delivered through collaborative partnerships. The aim is to support young people’s ongoing journey of recovery, sustain and drive treatment plans and work toward a transition plan to a suitable out-of-home care placement, reunification with family or to independence.

Our Current Opportunities:

We have the following positions available commencing immediately:

Clinical Psychologist, Service Leader (Full -time)

Lead a team to support the holistic recovery of youth people who are experiencing mental health and/ or substance abuse concerns and who are living in non-family based care. The role will provide clinical leadership, manage all aspects of the recovery service including:  budgets, reporting; provide specialist advice, stakeholder engagement, pilot evaluation, management and quality assurance along with contributing to the overall success of the program by delivering on all levels of our Service agreement with the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

You will be a highly skilled leader who has strong interpersonal communication capabilities with previous experience working within the health or community services sector where you have exclusively worked with young people who are suffering from mental health and/or substance abuse issues and have been impacted by trauma. Supplementing the above you will be a Registered Psychologist (Board of Australia) with a Masters in Clinical Psychology additionally it would be advantageous for you to have had previous experience or exposure to the Child Protection system and knowledge of service delivery within a 24 hour setting.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Professionals (Part-Time)

Working in conjunction with the Service Leader, you will provide support to the team through therapeutic and recovery orientated principles as they apply to young people who have experienced trauma and who display mental health and/or substance misuse concerns. Take on a clinical leadership role (mentoring, coaching and training) for a team of Recovery Workers, work directly assessing and supporting young people and  ensuring in all aspects of the service (residential and outreach) to ensure their voice is heard in developing plans that work towards their recovery.

You will be a highly skilled clinician with experience in a health (acute) and/or community mental health setting where you were directly supporting children and young people who had complex mental health and/or substance misuse issues. In addition to the above you will be a Registered Nurse with current ANMB (AHPRA) registration, or a degree qualified allied health professional - Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist with post-graduate qualifications in mental health. It is highly desirable for the successful candidate to have pre-existing working knowledge of the child protection system.

About Us:

UnitingCare offers you a supportive team environment, flexible work arrangements and career development opportunities. We are a courageous and creative health and community services provider and one of the largest charities in Australia, committed to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. Work with us to deliver skilled, evidence-based interventions for those facing adversity and support us to be leaders in crisis response, the protection of vulnerable children, financial resilience and family wellbeing.

To Apply:

If you have a passion for supporting positive outcomes for children in care then do not hesitate to take the next step in your career with Uniting Care and apply now by submitting your cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, and resume.

For further information please contact Alexandra Armstrong on 07 3253 4271 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UnitingCare is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation and for all children who come into contact with our services we will provide welcoming, safe and nurturing services, prevent child abuse and neglect within our services and appropriately and immediately address child abuse and neglect if it does occur

Through our values UC is proud of our team’s diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community


THHS Logo

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Discover your new lifestyle today!

The largest tertiary health service in Northern Australia is looking for experienced qualified mental health nurse to join our inpatient teams.  City living in a perfect location, relaxed outdoor lifestyle, close to beaches and Great Barrier Reef with idyllic weather all year round. 

Come and join our dynamic Mental Health team delivering person centred, recovery focused contemporary care.  Great team, conditions and relocation package available. 

What have you got to lose?  Contact us now:

T: +617 4433 2859

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

To apply please visit: www.health.qld.gov.au/townsville/employment/nursing/index


SWH 2010LOGO Hero HR 1

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN AGED PERSONS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE

Warrnambool Aged Persons Mental Health Service currently has a temporary (six months) full time vacancy for a suitably qualified health professional (Social Worker, Registered Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) as a Mental Health Clinician. Part time applications may be considered as a job share arrangement.

Located within the Aged Persons’ Mental Health Service, this position is responsible for providing recovery oriented and trauma informed management within the team, utilising natural and existing community supports as required.

The team provides a treatment service to consumers which include direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management.

Please specify in your application your preferred hours per fortnight.

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Russell Porter (Team Leader Aged Persons MH Service) on (03) 5561 9154 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The successful applicant must hold a current Victoria Driver’s License, Working With Children
(WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record 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 28 October 2018. 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.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

WARRNAMBOOL CAMPUS
RYOT STREET WARRNAMBOOL 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au 


Monash Hlth smll 002

CATT / ECATT / PARCs  - Mental Health Clinician

  • Full Time, (part-time hours will be considered)
  • Join us on a journey with the pending development of the Mental Health Crisis Hub
  • Based at Clayton (travel required)

About the service

The Acute Community Intervention Service provides timely comprehensive assessment and delivers evidence-based treatment in the most appropriate setting at the ‘front end’ of service delivery. This includes short-term interventions and treatment for those whose illness can be readily managed in the community, as well as seamless engagement with longer-term care for those with relapsing or enduring conditions.  

About the role   

We currently have 4 positions available for an acute services clinician formerly CATT. You will be required to work within CATT, ECATT and PARCS. You will work within a multidisciplinary team, based at Clayton Campus. Candidates will be required to work a roster system, that includes night shift. 

The role will include establishing positive working relationships which will extend to other parts of our mental health program, external agents and of course our clients.

What you need

From you, we expect a degree in Social Work or other qualification making you eligible for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers, or you are being a registered nurse with AHPRA. Also suitable is your Occupational Therapy qualification with eligibility for Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.  Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community-based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.   

  • You must have relevant professional registration
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • 5 years post graduate experience
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred

Monash Health will offer

  • competitive salary
  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

Monash health provides a world of healthcare across south-eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 15,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org  

To view position description or APPLY now please click here


HooperHanson

Credentialed Mental Health Nurse Positions, North Coast NSW

Hooper & Hanson Pty Ltd are a mental health nursing service that is focussed on providing mental health services in primary care facilities. We are a service that is owned and administered by MHN’s who understand the challenges that nurses working in the private sector experience daily.

We have built our company’s ethos emphasising that positive patient outcomes are paramount in our goals. We encourage flexible and family supportive work environments for our employees and acknowledge wellbeing as important not only for our patients but for our staff.

We are currently seeking the services of Credentialed Mental Health Nurses to work in locations on the Mid North Coast of NSW. These positions will be in various locations within the primary care setting and will require the ability to be active participants in a positive and autonomous team environment.

These vacancies provide opportunities for Casual positions. Casual Employees will be remunerated at $47.00 per hour plus Superannuation and relevant Insurances will be provided by Hooper & Hanson.

Click here to Download: Guidelines for Applicants, Position Description, Application Form

For more information contact Scott Hanson, Hooper & Hanson Pty Ltd on: 0467 588393 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 logo ODGP1

Mental Health Nurses
NSW Outback Division of General Practice LTD

The NSW Outback Division of General Practice (NSW ODGP) is a health service provider working to improve the health of people living in the outback shires of Cobar, Bourke, Brewarrina, and Walgett. NSW ODGP currently has the following full time Mental Health Nurse vacancies and is looking for enthusiastic professionals to join the organisation and contribute to our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in north western NSW. The NSW ODGP manages a variety of health contracts focusing on early intervention and prevention of disease, chronic disease management, mental health care, healthy lifestyle programs and health promotion.

The Mental Health Nurses will work within the ODGP MHNIP program based upon an innovative, a successful model of care and collaborative service framework involving Local Health District Mental Health Services, General Practice and Aboriginal Health Community controlled services. The MHNIP positions will be working directly with General Practice led multidisciplinary teams in both mainstream GP and Aboriginal Medical Service settings as well as undertaking brief clinical placements with the Local Health District Mental Health services to strengthen the Stepped Model of Care.

If you’re looking to join a dynamic organisation with ideas, exciting networks within the health and academic sector, innovative community partnerships, a commitment to quality and a determined agenda to deliver sustainable health outcomes for the bush; send us your CV and application to join a not-for-profit NGO and make a difference. The NSW ODGP has an inclusive and very supportive workplace culture, valuing and engaging staff in the design, development and evaluation of clinical services.  Our Mental Health Nurses are available to provide insight from personal experience into what sets the service apart from others and why is has been described as ‘gold standard’ in its unique response to Mental Health workforce delivery in rural and remote areas.  

It is desirable that the Mental Health Nurse is MHNIP Australian College of Mental Health Nursing (ACHMN) credentialed or at a minimum committed to achieving ACMHN’s credentialing within the first year of service.

Highly attractive salary packages (based on CNC rate - $94,000 to 98,000 plus leave loading and superannuation) will be paid according to qualifications and experience and will be in line with the relevant modern awards. In addition, As a public benevolent health organisation, NSW Outback Division of General Practice Ltd employees are entitled to an attractive salary packaging component or remuneration. Applicants may also be eligible for substantial financial support for relocation and professional development under the NSWRDN administered Rural Health Professionals Program (RHPP).

Mental Health Nurse Vacancies:

Nyngan NSW

Lightning Ridge NSW

For more information and an application pack containing: guidelines for applicants, position specifications and position description please contact:

Liam Rice, NSW Outback Division of General Practice on 0268 724 777 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Central Queensland Rural Health transparent

Mental Health Clinician

Central Queensland Rural Health (CQRH)

Allied Health Services Program
Central Queensland Region, Queensland


Salary: $65,000 - $130,000 depending upon qualifications

Central Queensland Rural Health is seeking an enthusiastic Mental Health Clinician to establish a unique role across the communities within our region. You will have a relevant qualification and credentialing from a recognised tertiary institution and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

You will be responsible for establishing and providing Mental Health Services based in General Practice Surgeries whilst developing and conducting programs with an educational, supportive or therapeutic focus.

Your primary role will be to integrate Mental Health education and treatment by referring and collaborating with General Practitioners, Medical Specialists and other health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary team in the primary care setting.

You will adopt a primary health care approach to Mental Health service delivery through developing and maintaining relationships with other health service providers located in the communities where they provide services. You will be responsible for maintaining relationships with professional organisations and other organisations potentially or actively requiring Allied Health services.

You will have wide-ranging knowledge of Mental Health and the management of children and adults with the ability to keep abreast of and evaluate current knowledge and trends.

You will be able to demonstrate high level of responsibility and initiative, ability to cope with and instigate change and organisational ability and have an understanding of teamwork and the health service delivery process within Queensland and Primary Health Care service provision models in Queensland.

We offer:

  • A supportive and dynamic work environment
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • The chance to really make a difference
  • Salary Packaging
  • An autonomous, self-directed position
  • Clinical scope to provide a holistic mental health service

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Sandra Corfield by calling 07 4992 1040 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SD NZ

Mental Health Nurses

Dunedin and Invercargill, New Zealand

Are you motivated to make the move south?

Opportunities now and in the future…

Here at Southern DHB, we’re up to the challenge of realising our vision of Better Health, Better Lives, Whanau Ora; and to help us achieve this we’re very focused on bringing into our organisation people who display our values of being Kind, Open and Positive, with a sense of Community.

We’re currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Mental Health Nurses for opportunities (current and upcoming vacancies) across our Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service. These include Emergency Psychiatric Care, Forensic, Inpatient, Acute, Rehabilitation, Intellectual Disability and Community; and cover the whole life spectrum of Child, Youth, Family, Adult and Older People.

Uniquely situated, we cover all mental health specialities, and cover a vast geographical area. At the very top of our list of reasons to join us at Southern DHB is the lifestyle that the Southern region offers. We’re home to the most beautiful landscapes in NZ, if it’s the great outdoors that presses your buttons; and we’re within easy reach of the likes of Queenstown if its adrenalin you seek. It’s all here - the opportunity to create a fantastic work/life balance is waiting for you. Within the Southern DHB region, Dunedin, Central Otago, Waitaki and Southland all offer the benefits of excellent amenities, schooling, housing, great food and wine, and a variety of climates and locations, from coastal to mountains.

You may be a NZ Registered Nurse with Mental Health experience looking for that better lifestyle for you and your family that the southern region can offer; or you may be an overseas trained Mental Health Nurse – yet to take that first step on your journey to New Zealand. Don’t be deterred if you have yet to Register with the New Zealand Nursing Council or work through Visa processes with Immigration New Zealand, some of our opportunities are planned for the not too distant future, but we’re interested in starting the conversation with you now.

Don’t miss out. If you’re thinking about or have ever thought about making the move, then now’s the perfect time! If you have the experience and skillset that we’re looking for, we’ll put you in touch with the right Mental Health service so you can find out more, and we can explore employment options with you. I look forward to talking with you soon.

For further information please contact Olivia Jory, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone +64 3 470 9605 or
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:
https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?job_id=8789


BHS

Mental Health Clinician

RPN3, P2, OT2, SW2

Youth Mental Health Service

Fixed Term - Full Time

(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO) until July 2019

Position No: 15680

Maternity Leave Relief Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Clinician to undertake a fixed term 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 people 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 multidisciplinary 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 Janice Rouhan on 5320 3030.

All applications must be submitted online. A current Victorian Drivers Licence, Immunisation Clearance, Working with Children Check and Police Check are mandatory for this position.

For further details and to apply, please go to our website at https://ballarathealth.mercury.com.au