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Team Leader (Older Persons Community Mental Health) – Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

The Role

A permanent leadership position has become available for a Team Leader to join and lead the Older Persons Community Mental Health (OPCMH) team at Gold Coast health.

This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • Work in a world-class 10,000-strong health care service
  • Combine a career, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Improve outcomes for older persons experiencing mental illness
  • Expand on your mental health clinical and leadership expertise

You will:

Contribute specialised expertise to manage and coordinate clinical practice and a multidisciplinary team to ensure the provision of efficient, consumer focused and evidence-based care within the OPCMH team including the following:

  • Providing high quality, recovery-oriented care to older people who have a mental illness or disorder and assist them to live with mental illness
  • Supporting consumers, families and carers; facilitate smooth transition to other services
  • Delivering assessment, care coordination, consultation and targeted intervention
  • Managing operational efficiency and delivery of safe clinical care
  • Displaying advanced contemporary older person mental health clinical practice knowledge
  • Implementing processes and strategies to align service delivery to organisational goals
  • Applying effective human, financial and material resource management
  • Being a clinical expert to provide clinical governance, develop staff and champion contemporary mental health practice
  • Using clinical data and reviewing learnings to improve clinical effectiveness and outcomes
  • Leading a dynamic, flexible, resilient and skilled workforce
  • Representing OPCMH and building collaborative partnerships

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work or Nursing
  • AHPRA or relevant professional board registration
  • Eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner and/or relevant post graduate qualifications will be well regarded
  • Nurses: College of Mental Health Nurse credentialed or working toward credentialing
  • Ongoing vaccination against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
  • Drivers licence

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $120 856 - $126 105 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About Older Persons Community Mental Health

OPCMH provides specialised, community-based multidisciplinary services, including mental health assessment and treatment, for adults over the age of 65 years who have a severe and complex mental illness, which is complicated by problems related to ageing. The service engages with consumers in their own home or residential aged care facilities and works collaboratively with specialist aged care services.

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 Friday, 17 May 2019. 

 

Job Ad reference: GC308369

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

Enquiries: Heidy Can Engelen (07) 5687 9600.

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Friday, 17 May 2019.


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Clinical Nurse Consultant or Occupational Therapist or Psychologist or Social Worker (Adult Intake) (Mental Health Clinician - Senior) 

Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $140,297 p.a., comprising salary between $113,261 - $122,964 p.a. (NrGd7) or remuneration value up to $131,165 p.a., comprising salary between $106,833 - $114,960 p.a. (HP4), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: The Mental Health Clinician Senior provides clinical leadership to the Gladstone Mental Health Intake Team and provides high quality clinical care in the delivery of services to consumers.

Great People, Great place to Work

Enquiries: Laurence Ellis (07) 4976 3244

Job Ad Reference:  GL9D307311

Application Kit: (07) 4920 5619 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2019.


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Assistant Director of Nursing (Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community) 

Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

The Role

A permanent full time opportunity has become available for an Assistant Director of Nursing (Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community) to join the Team at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is a rare and exciting leadership opportunity to:

  • Work in a world-class 10,000-strong health care service
  • Combine professional advancement, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Apply your clinical expertise in mental health nursing care
  • Contribute to team development and contemporary mental health practice

You will

Apply specialised nursing expertise, clinical leadership and education to provide high quality, consumer focused and evidence based nursing care to mental health consumers, and their families, including:  

  • Collaborating with leaders to support effective clinical practice
  • Operationalising policies relating to the provision of evidence based clinical care
  • Coordinating clinical practice to facilitate a safe and efficient continuum of care
  • Leading projects, quality improvement initiatives and change management
  • Leading recruitment, rostering, rotation practices and standards activity
  • Exhibiting operational accountability for specialised portfolios via the Service Director
  • Delivering positive consumer centred health experiences
  • Being a clinical expert resource for staff and champion proactive, contemporary mental health practice

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Be and remain, vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $133 136 - $139 588 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About 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. 

Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community (AOPHC) provide specialist, acute and ongoing, community mental health services for consumers aged between 18-65 years. AOPMHC teams are located across Robina and Southport hospital sites and community based facilities at Southport and Palm Beach. Care and treatment is consumer focused, multidisciplinary, comprehensive and collaborative. 

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

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Wednesday, 15 May 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC308293

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

Enquiries: Heidy Van Engelen (07) 5687 9600

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019


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Clinical Nurses (Mental Health - Acute Young Adult and Child and Youth Inpatient Units)

Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

The Role

Permanent positions have become available for Clinical Nurses to join the Child and Youth Mental Health Services Inpatient Units at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is an exciting opportunity:

  •  Work in a world-class 10,000-strong health care service
  •  Combine permanent employment, professional advancement, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  •  Improve outcomes for child and youth mental health consumers
  •  Expand your clinical expertise in child and youth mental health care
  •  Contribute to innovative clinical practice in modern facilities

You will

Provide advanced consumer-focused and evidence-based nursing care for child and youth consumers aged 0-25 years with complex emotional and behavioural difficulties and mental health disorders including the following:

  • Delivering assessment, consultation and treatment
  •  Leading and coordinating clinical care in the work unit
  •  Rotating through CYMHS inpatient units enhancing skill and capability
  •  Providing supervision and leadership to staff
  •  Fostering commitment to the concepts and principles of Patient and Family Centred Care
  •  Aligning team priorities to organisational outcomes
  •  Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams
  •  Contributing to quality and service improvement activities to continually develop an innovative contemporary mental health service

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time (two positions)
  • Base salary ranging from $92 239 - $98 769 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About Us

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is a free, confidential and voluntary service available to Gold Coast region children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families.  Clinicians commit to Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC) principles when collaborating with young people and families of all ages, at all levels of care and in all health settings. The core concepts and principles of PFCC are: Dignity and Respect; Information Sharing; Participation and Collaboration.

Acute Young Adult Inpatient Unit is based at Robina Hospital offering 24 hour care for young adults aged between 18–25years who are experiencing severe emotional distress and complex mental health needs.

The Child and Youth Mental Health Inpatient Unit at Robina Hospital provides 24 hour care for children and adolescents aged up to 18 years who are experiencing severe emotional distress and complex mental health needs.

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, 14 May 2019. 

Job Ad reference: GC308229

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

              

Enquiries: Nicola Hughes 0419 856 679

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019.


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Registered Nurses (Inpatient Mental Health)

Adult and Older Person Mental Health, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

The Role

Permanent full time positions are available for Registered Nurses to join the Adult and Older Person Mental Health Inpatient at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • Work in a world-class 10,000-strong health care service
  • Combine permanent employment, attractive benefits, professional development opportunities and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Expand your clinical expertise in innovative mental health care

You will take responsibility for

Providing consumer focused and evidence-based nursing care to support inpatient mental health consumers, including the following:

  • Providing systematic and holistic patient care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Building rapport and engaging with a diverse range of mental health consumers
  • Participating in quality and service improvement activities

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 will be well regarded
  • A postgraduate qualification within a relevant specialty and or commitment to undertake such
  • Ongoing vaccination against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time (several positions)
  • Base salary ranging from $70 702 - $90 686 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About Us

Inpatient Mental Health provide a safe and supportive environment for consumers with mental illness that is not manageable through community services. The purpose of admission to Inpatient Units is for the treatment of acute mental illnesses, comprehensive assessments or for specific planned therapeutic intervention and offering support, education and reintegration back into the community. Current Inpatient Mental Health vacancies exist in the Pandanus Acute Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit however this process may be used to fill various vacancies as they arise across the broader Inpatient Mental Health team.

Pandanus and Melaleuca Acute Adult Mental Health Inpatient Units are located at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) and are designed to provide for a safe and therapeutic environment in the provision of specialised acute inpatient service for consumers aged between 18-80 years. Each Unit is a 24 bed facility consisting of 18 Open Acute Care beds and 6 Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds. PICU beds in each unit located in a separate area within the respective Acute Adult Mental Health Unit with a higher level of nursing input to care for consumers in an acutely ill phase of a mental illness. 

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 Monday, 13 May 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC308130

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

Enquiries: Sanoj Wagle (07) 5687 7132

Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Monday, 13 May 2019.


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Allied Health Professional/Registered Nurse - West Adult Community Service

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

Our Purpose

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

The Team

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

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

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for:

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

Your skills will include:

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

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

Our Culture: What matters to us

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Putting people at the heart of all we do

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

Belonging Here

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

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

Apply online, or contact us on careers @cdhb.health.nz

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


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Mental Health Clinician

Improve the access and provision of support for consumers experiencing eating disorders across Mercy Mental Health services, based in Werribee.

  • Permanent Part Time, Monday to Friday
  • RPN4 / AH3
  • Leadership opportunity

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As the Specialist Eating Disorder Clinician you will be part of a recovery focussed multidisciplinary team, working with people experiencing mental health problems.  This specialist role will provide a high standard of clinical care and educational support across mental health services, with focus to improve access and provision of support and treatment for consumers experiencing eating disorders.  Additional support and orientation to the role will be provided. Located at Wyndham Clinic, Hoppers Crossing, with an aquatic centre and Werribee Plaza within walking distance. 

  • Specialist Eating Disorder Clinician - Registered Psychiatric Nurse 4 or Allied Health 3
  • Wyndham Community Mental Health Team
  • Permanent Part-time position, 64hrs per fortnight
  • Monday to Friday
  • A welcoming, supportive, dedicated high performing team
  • Engagement with the Eating Disorders community in a meaningful way
  • Recovery based service delivering evidence treatment for mental illness 

ABOUT YOU:

  • Registered Nurse with AHPRA and a Bachelor degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or, Bachelor of Nursing plus a Postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, or;
  • An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers, or;
  • An approved degree in OT/Psychology and registration under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia / Psychology Board of Australia
  • A good working knowledge of the Victorian Mental health Act 2014 and relevant legislation
  • Experience in managing a caseload and delivering treatment or care to people experiencing mental health problems
  • Previous experience working with consumers with an eating disorder diagnosis desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License and ability to work a vehicle

ABOUT US:

Mercy Mental Health supports people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also offer inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 9000 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (http://careers.mercy.com.au/)

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

To apply and/or to view the position description, please visit www.careers.mercy.com.au

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Enquiries to:  Deborah Gant, Wyndham Clinical Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Ph: (03) 8734 1550
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Applications Close: Sunday, 14 April 2019


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Mental Health Clinicians

Various positions available in our dedicated community mental health team in Werribee - Registered Psychiatric Nurses & Allied Health professionals.

  • Permanent full time and fixed term part time positions
  • RPN 3 / 4 and Allied Health 2/3 
  • Monday – Friday, business hours

ABOUT THE ROLE:
As a mental health clinician working in the Wyndham Community Team you will be part of a recovery focussed multi-disciplinary team, working with clients experiencing mental illness problems, and who live in the Werribee catchment area. We are a team that are passionate about providing an accessible high quality service to the rapid growing, diverse community we serve.

  • We have 2 x permanent, full time positions (flexibility for part time). Senior Leave Backfill and Mental Health Clinician.
  • Also 2 x 12 month fixed term maternity leave position available, part time – 0.6 and 0.8 per fortnight
  • RPN 3/4 and Allied Health 2/3
  • Located at Wyndham Clinic, Hoppers Crossing
  • Monday to Friday – business hours
  • Welcoming, supportive high performing multidisciplinary team
  • Recovery based service delivering evidence based treatment for mental illness.
  • Weekly Team time that gives relief and supports staff well-being

ABOUT YOU:

  • An AHPRA Registration Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist, Registered Nurses would also have a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Mental Health), or;
  • An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership for the Association of Australian Social Workers, or;
  • Registration with AHPRA as a with eligibility for endorsement as a clinical psychologist, or;
  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Excellence in managing a caseload and delivering treatment or care to people experiencing mental illness
  • A good working knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and relevant legislation

ABOUT US:
Mercy Mental Health supports people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also offer inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 9000 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (http://careers.mercy.com.au/

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

To apply and/or to view the position description, please visit www.careers.mercy.com.au 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Enquiries to: Deborah Gant, Wyndham Clinical Manager. Ph (03) 8734 1550 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Quote Ref No: MMH 38
Applications Close: Sunday, 14 April 2019


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MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS - PORTLAND MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

South West Healthcare delivers a recovery focused, family oriented mental health service, which provides an excellent broad spectrum of clinical skill development for clinicians. The service utilises a predominately cognitive behavioural framework, and provides extensive training and educational opportunities for all staff. Manageable case numbers allow the opportunity to implement the most recent evidence based treatments.

Within our expanding service we have an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified health professional/s (Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Psychologists or Occupational Therapists) in our Portland Team. Full time and part time applications are invited and will be equally considered.

As a valued member within our multidisciplinary Portland Mental Health Team, you will undertake a case management role supporting consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community, their families and carers through clinical and non-clinical treatment as short and long term recovery-orientated case management.

Remuneration, benefits/salary packaging and conditions of employment will be negotiated with the successful applicants in line with qualifications, skills and experience. Relocation Assistance may be available to appropriate candidates.

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

Specific enquiries regarding the role can be directed to Fred Nittsjo (Portland Mental Health Team Leader) on telephone (03) 5522 1006 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Julie McKenzie (Senior Mental Health Clinician) on telephone (03) 5522 1000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 5 May 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 


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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 2 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 your being a registered nurse with AHPRA. Also suitable is your Occupational Therapy qualification with eligibility for Australian Association of Occupational Therapists. Hand in hand with this are your first class interpersonal and problem solving skills. Your experience will also include community based assessment of acute and chronically mentally ill people with a range of disorders.

  • You must have 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 

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

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

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


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Nurse Navigator (Child and Youth Mental Health - Emergency Department)

Access, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service. 

The Role
A permanent full time opportunity has become available for a Nurse Navigator (Child and Youth Mental Health - Emergency Department) to join the Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) team at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • Work in a world-class 9000-strong health care service
  • Combine professional advancement, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Expand your clinical expertise in child and youth mental health nursing care
  • Support early recognition and management of mental health needs

You will
Apply specialised nursing expertise, clinical leadership and education to provide high quality, consumer focused and evidence based nursing care to CYMHS mental health consumers, and their families, that frequently present to the emergency department including:

  • Coordinating clinical practice to facilitate a safe and efficient continuum of care
  • Delivering positive consumer centred health experiences 
  • Practicing within the CYMHS team, and across community health, primary health, and consumer homes as applicable
  • Identifying and supporting consumers with comorbidities and high frequency presenters for scheduled and unscheduled care 
  • Fostering and encouraging active patient engagement toward positive consumer outcome
  • Establishing effective discharge pathways for consumers 
  • Being a clinical expert resource for staff and champion proactive, contemporary mental health practice
  • Contributing to quality and service improvement activities

Requirements for the role

  • Be and remain, vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $110 499 - $119 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS)
The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) is a free, confidential and voluntary service available to Gold Coast region children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families. Clinicians commit to Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC) principles when collaborating with young people and families of all ages, at all levels of care and in all health settings. The core concepts and principles of PFCC are: Dignity and Respect; Information Sharing; Participation and Collaboration.

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

How to Apply
Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Wednesday, 24 April 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC306763

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

Enquiries: Vikki Green (07) 5635 7108
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2019.


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Mental Health Clinician - Child and Youth (Clinical Nurse or Psychologist or Occupational Therapist or Social Worker) – Rural and Indigenous Services

Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and other Drugs, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $109.944 p.a, comprising salary between $89,990 - $96,361 p.a., (Nurse Grade 6(1) or Remuneration value up to $110,501 p.a. comprising salary between $72,189 - $96,849 p.a. (HP3), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: As Mental Health Clinician Adult Intake you 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: Jai Pobar (07) 4983 9750
Job Ad Reference: CH9C305043
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5622 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Saturday, April 6 2019


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Researcher – Mental Health) – Adult and Older Persons Mental Health, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Please note: This position can also be filled by an Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker as per Role Description.

The Role
A permanent full time opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Researcher - Mental Health) to join the Team at Gold Coast Health (GCH).

This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • Work in a world-class 9000-strong health care service
  • Combine professional advancement, attractive benefits and a Gold Coast lifestyle
  • Expand your expertise in mental health nursing and research methodology
  • Apply research findings in contributing to contemporary mental health practice

You will
Provide specialised nursing and research expertise to lead research activity and influence clinical process, standards and clinical governance based on research findings including:

  • Utilising high level knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Collecting, collating and analysing large volumes of research data
  • Leading strategic service evaluation of clinical research activities
  • Facilitating the successful integration of research activities and evidence into clinical practice
  • Preparing manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and targeted reports
  • Fostering collaborative partnerships that enhance research capability

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Be and remain, vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $110 499 - $119 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About the Us

MHSS provide integrated hospital and community specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our comprehensive model of care is delivered across inpatient and outpatient settings with a continuum of care through acute to continuing care community based services. Services reflect the contributions of a multidisciplinary team approach and aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented.

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, 16 April 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC305861

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

Enquiries: Brian Mahayle (07) 5687 7106
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2019.


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Registered Nurse - Adult Mental Health- 37372

• Intensive support based on identified rehabilitative goals
• Supportive working environment
• Access to learning and upskilling opportunities

About SECU Diversion

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead and drive this service across our community.SECU Diversion is a community based program that provides intensive community intervention to complex patient. This role will offer the right clinician a rewarding career. It is a small team, that with big ambitions to grow due to the team and career support.The Community Case manager (RPN 4) will possess high work integrity and accountability and be able highly accountable, transparent and motivated for best results and outcomes. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate autonomy and leadership capabilities.

About the Role

  • Provide psychotherapeutic intervention to complex patient group
  • Create innovative ways of engaging with patients/cares and other stakeholder
  • Create lasting partnerships with external and internal stakeholders
  • Provide supervision to junior staff
  • Contribute to ongoing development of SECU diversion service delivery
  • Collaborative working with SECU and other teams (inpatient and community)

About you

You are a motivated and driven clinician who holds accountability and professionalism in high regard. You will work closely with your fellow clinicians to determine best care outcomes for the patients on your caseloads, engage in assessments and provide comprehensive reviews and care plans. You have excellent communication and documentation skills at high levels. Professional integrity and a sound working knowledge of evidence based practice is something you possess. You are easy to work with, keen to learn, have excellent time management skills. You are experienced in working with patients that present with an array of demands and complexities including AOD dependency. You are able to demonstrate leadership qualities and provide mentorship to students.

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of a highly skilled Nursing & Executive team, dedicated to patient centred care
  • Clinical and operational support and career guidance
  • In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Continuing professional development
  • Onsite discounted parking
  • Onsite gymWhat you need
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Relevant Working Visa
  • Relevant Qualifications - Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or completion of a specialist Undergraduate program post basic training which led you to registration as a Division 3 Nurse
  • Significant post Graduate experience working in Mental Health and community MST experience.Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only.

Email applications will not be considered.

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


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Pursue your career with the sun, great barrier reef and country side on your doorstep.

Mental Health Clinician Adult (Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist), Gladstone Integrated Services, Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $110,501 p.a., comprising salary between $72,189 - $96,849 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP3) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: Provide a high-quality specialist mental health service to consumers with mental illness or serious mental health problems, and their families and carers, in keeping with professional, national and state requirements.

Enquiries: Laurie Ellis, Team Leader, Gladstone Integrated Services, (07) 4976 3244
Job Ad Reference: GL9C304917
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5618 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au  
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 March 2019.


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Pursue your career with the sun, great barrier reef and country side on your doorstep.

Advanced Mental Health Clinician EVOLVE (Clinical Nurse or Psychologist or Social Worker or Occupational Therapist), Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Central Queensland Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $71,940.48 p.a. (HP5) or $68,437.16 (Nurse Grade 7), comprising of salary between $60.95 - $63.60 p.h. (HP5) or $55.72 - $60.50 p.h. (Nurse Grade 7), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: Deliver specialist professional clinical services to children and young people with severe and complex mental health and behavioural issues as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Enquiries: Megan Humphris, Team Leader, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, (07) 4920 5700
Job Ad Reference: RK9C305737
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5618 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Sunday, 31 March 2019.


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Clinical Research Nurse
The Kirby Institute
Medicine, UNSW

• Work in one of the leading research-intensive Universities in Asia-Pacific
• Opportunity to take part in worlds 1st clinical trials for impulsive behaviours
• Contribute to the community for a greater cause
• Based in Multiple locations, Parramatta, Mount Druitt, Newcastle, Toronto and Maitland
• Full time (35 hours) 12 month fixed term
• Salary: $93K-$103K + 9.5% Superannuation and leave loading

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

The Kirby Institute is conducting a study (ReINVEST) through the Justice Health Research Program on patients with impulsive behaviours. To facilitate the study, we are looking for a Nurse who will contribute in carrying out the clinical trials on men with impulsive behaviours. The study will look at the implication of medications to reduce the violent or aggressive behaviours in male offenders. This involves recruiting men from local courts and community correction centres.

As a Nurse your responsibility will be to enrol and maintain the participants for the study in designated NSW local government areas. You will plan and develop study specific processes, documentation and resources. This will involve conducting patient assessment and monitoring including comprehensive psychiatric assessment, physical examination and completing all study tools. You will provide leadership within your designated area in NSW to ensure that the study is conducted according to ICH-GCP requirements set out by NHMRC as well as TGA guidelines on Good Clinical Practice.

The position will involve direct contact with male offenders on a daily basis as well as other stakeholders such as interaction with Legal Aid, Magistrates, Police, Private Legal Practitioners, Community Corrections Staff and Prosecutors. Hence, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds is essential to the role.

To be successful in the role you will have the following attributes:

  • Relevant Qualifications as a Registered Nurse with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with experience in mental health nursing
  • Experience in conducting clinical research and demonstrated experience in screening and clinical management of offender
  • Experience in working in community correctional facilities and Local Courts or in a similar challenging setting
  • Clinical experience with violent offenders or aggressive clients with proven clinical assessment skills, with a track record of comprehensive mental state examinations
  • Have an understanding of psychometric tools used to assess impulsivity and personality disorders and knowledge of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP)

You should systematically address all the selection criteria in your application.

Maitland - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38542760  
Toronto - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38543959  
Mount Druitt - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38543301  
Parramatta - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38543476  

Contact: Lee Knight
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T: 0431 057810

Applications close: 11.00 PM 8th April 2019
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Find out more about working at UNSW at jobs.unsw.edu.au  
UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Team lead)
The Kirby Institute
Medicine, UNSW

• Work in one of the leading research-intensive Universities in Asia-Pacific
• Opportunity to take part in worlds 1st clinical trials for impulsive behaviours
• Contribute to the community for a greater cause
• Based in Newcastle and Mount Druitt, NSW
• Full time (35 hours) 12 month fixed term
• Salary: $104K-$120K + 9.5% Superannuation and leave loading

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

The Kirby Institute is conducting a study (ReINVEST) through the Justice Health Research Program on men with impulsive behaviours. To facilitate the study, we are looking for a Senior Nurse who will act as a Team Lead/Consultant in carrying out the clinical trials on men with impulsive behaviours in a designated area of NSW, in this case Newcastle. The study will look at the implication of medications to reduce the violent or aggressive behaviours in male offenders. This involves recruiting men from local courts and community correction centres. You will work with a small team and manage the studies in Newcastle as well as surrounding areas such Maitland and Toronto.

As a Team Lead you will be responsible for overseeing the clinical study as well as be involved in the participant enrolment and running the trials. You will plan and develop study specific processes, documentation and resources. This will involve conducting assessment and monitoring including comprehensive psychiatric assessment, physical examination and completing all study tools. You will ensure that the studies are conducted according to ICH-GCP requirements set out by NHMRC as well as TGA guidelines on Good Clinical Practice. Staff mentoring and providing support to the other Team leaders is also a part of your role.

The position will involve direct contact with male offenders on a daily basis as well as other stakeholders such as interaction with Legal Aid, Magistrates, Police, Private Legal Practitioners, Community Corrections Staff and Prosecutors. Hence, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds is essential to the role.

To be successful in the role you will have the following attributes:

  • Qualification as a Registered Nurse, Registered Psychologist, or Clinical Psychologist with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with minimum five years post graduate experience in mental health
  • Masters’ Degree in a mental health related field, or equivalent (or currently enrolled)
  • Experience in leading a small team and contributing to the training of other staff members
  • Experience in conducting clinical research and demonstrated experience in screening and clinical management of offender and experience working in community correctional facilities or in a similar setting
  • Clinical experience dealing with violent offenders or aggressive clients with proven clinical assessment skills, with a track record of comprehensive mental state examinations
  • Have an understanding of psychometric tools used to assess impulsivity and personality disorders and knowledge of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP)

You should systematically address all the selection criteria in your application.
Team Lead Newcastle - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38544263  
Team Lead Mount Druitt - https://www.seek.com.au/job/38544178  

Contact: Lee Knight
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T: 0431 057810

Applications close: 11.00 PM 8th April 2019
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Find out more about working at UNSW at jobs.unsw.edu.au 
UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity


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Clinical Nurse

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Herston/Valley Mental Health Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.
Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Ensure consumers, carers and other staff are treated fairly and with mutual respect and understanding, regardless of cultural, religious, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to provide patient-focussed care and problem solving commensurate with ANMC competency standards
  • Actively participate in the multidisciplinary team, by providing advice and contribute to the development of treatment and discharge planning and service provision.
  • Utilise effective communication skills to work cooperatively and effectively with consumers; government and non-government support agencies, the multidisciplinary team and within the Nursing Professional group.

Contribute to the professional development of self and others through education, participation in and facilitation of supervision, and the application of evidence based practice through quality improvement and research processes.
Job ad reference number: RBH304987 Close date: Thursday 21st March 2019
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Further information
Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.


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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, 2 April 2019


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Integrated Care Clinician 

Mental Health / Longreach, Central West Hospital and Health Service. Position is a dual role depending on qualifications;HP4 - Comprising salary between $106,833 - $114,960 p.a.; NRG7 – Comprising salary between $110,499 - $119,964 p.a.; (HP4/NRG7); employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%); Permanent Full Time; Accommodation and relocation assistance (conditions apply); Applications will remain current for 12 months.

Duties / Abilities: The position will be part of the Tackling Regional Adversity Integrate Care (TRAIC) team within the Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service in the Central West Hospital and Health Service. Clinicians will provide an integrated model of care across the health system for people with mental health issues, in particular those at risk of suicide; to be experienced, respected staff with excellent communication skills and an understanding of regional, rural and remote communities and culture in order to develop rapport and trust; to utilise clinical expertise to enhance the capacity of the service system (including government, private and non-government providers) to respond to the mental health needs of people and communities; to deliver training and education for health workers in the assessment and management of individuals at risk of suicide and/or experiencing mental ill health; and to provide clinical mental health services through a model of care coordination to assist individuals to access a range of service providers and sectors.

Enquiries: Anthony West, (07) 4652 8000.
Job Ad Reference: CW9B303907
Application Kit: (07) 4650 4017 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Sunday, 31 March 2019.


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Clinical Nurse Specialist
Mental Health and Addictions
Hawera Hospital, South Taranaki
Permanent, Full Time

A vacancy exists for a motivated Clinical Nurse Specialist to work within a dedicated team of medical, nursing and allied health staff, primarily caring for people with Mental Health and Addiction needs within our community. The geographical area of work will be South and Central Taranaki which includes Hawera Hospital as well as satellite clinics to areas such as Stratford, Patea, and Opunake.

This role will comprise of a mix of urgent mental health and addictions assessments and support, treatment formulations, and participating in providing specialist and clinical leadership and advise to staff members and the local community.

You will be part of a team of a multi-disciplinary team of specialist’s providing services including mental health assessments, coordination and activating appropriate support services to enhance skills and recovery for people. You will be expected to:

  • Provide comprehensive mental health and addiction and risk assessments including interventions and therapies to people requiring specialist care.
  • Provide specialist education and support for the multidisciplinary team and the wider community as necessary.
  • Provide advanced clinical leadership skills in the area of Mental Health and Addictions across the service.
  • Develop and enhance quality relationships with key stakeholders. 

You will be known as someone who:

  • Works well in a multidisciplinary team to provide person centred care.
  • Strives to improve the way services are developed and delivered.
  • Has excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people from various backgrounds.
  • Engages with other providers, service users, and health organisations to improve the quality and responsiveness of services.
  • Focuses on achieving results and developing and maintaining good working relationships in the workplace.

Candidates must have expertise in the speciality of mental health and addictions as well as a relevant post graduate qualification.
Click here to view the position description.
To make an application click “Apply Online” within this page.
Applications close 24 March 2019.


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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Suicide Prevention Program) 

Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Please note: This position can also be filled by an Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker as per Role Description.

The Role
A permanent full time position has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Suicide Prevention Program) to join 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 
  • Proactively address increasing suicide rates within Australia

You will take responsibility for
Providing consumer focused and evidence-based mental health care at a senior level to support consumers at risk of suicide, including the following:

  • Systematic identification and assessment of suicide risk
  • Consultation and specialised intervention directly targeting suicidality 
  • Work closely with mental health acute care teams and community based mental health services to provide for continuity of care 
  • Be a clinical expert resource to provide clinical governance, develop staff and champion proactive suicide preventative mental health practices
  • Contribute to quality and service improvement activities and research

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA or relevant professional board registration
  • Relevant post graduate qualification or commitment to complete such
  • Credentialed or working toward being credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Be and remain, vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
  • Current driver’s license

Benefits

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

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $110 499 - $119 964 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

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

About 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.

Specialist services include the Suicide Prevention Program (SPP) targeted at reducing suicide rates through improving care for individuals at risk of suicide in the care of GCH. The multidisciplinary SPP team work collaboratively to systematically identify and assess suicide risk among people receiving or presenting for care at GCH. Timely suicide care management plans, or a pathway to care incorporate effective, evidence-based treatments that directly target suicidality and provide for continuity of care to improve consumer outcomes and better care for those at risk.

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

How to Apply
Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Wednesday, 27 March 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC303697
Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.
Enquiries: Petra Kelly (07) 5687 9600
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019


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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.


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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


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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


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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


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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

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


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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