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


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Mental Health Nurse

Based in Port Augusta, Whyalla or Port Lincoln

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Registered Nurse with experience and qualifications in Mental Health to work within a multi-disciplinary regional environment.  

 

About us

We are a progressive and innovative service provider working with health professionals, general practice, government, local agencies and community members to deliver integrated, evidence based, multidisciplinary primary healthcare and support services.  We have multiple offices throughout regional South Australia and our services aim to have a positive impact on people’s recovery and management of mental health illness.

We have experienced significant growth, and we like to think outside of the square when it comes to meeting the demands in service delivery to our communities.

This is a fixed term contract until 30/6/2018, subject to ongoing funding.

 

In this role, you will

  • Identify client needs through the referral, intake and assessment phase and develop individualised plans and serve as a consistent point of contact with them while receiving services in line with their needs.
  • Be responsible for overall care co-ordination, planning, delivering and evaluating discipline specific clinical services in accordance with organisational and program funding guidelines
  • Contribute to the delivery of focused psychological strategies and evidence based therapeutic interventions through the application of your qualifications and experience
  • Deliver a co-operative, multi-disciplinary model of care and work closely with your colleagues and our service partners to maximise opportunities to identify innovative, co-ordinated solutions for clients
  • Require the ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment in our growing organisation
  • Be experienced in working with people from diverse backgrounds

What’s in it for you

  • The opportunity to work with different populations and presentations to maintain clinical interest and continue the development of your skill set
  • Support for relocation to eligible candidates
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Continuing professional development
  • Make a difference to the lives of regional and remote South Australians
  • Gain satisfaction from the diverse range of work

Employment conditions include

  • Competitive Salary
  • 5 weeks annual leave (part-time pro-rata)
  • Salary Packaging including Novated Lease to eligible employees

Qualifications

  • BA Nursing, with Mental Health accreditation, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience delivering acute and chronic Mental Health Care
  • Current registration with AHPRA and/or membership/eligibility for membership of professional association
  • Possess considerable experience in working in an acute community, hospital or clinic setting
  • You will need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or possess an appropriate Australian visa.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to make a real difference and would enjoy the opportunity to be part of our team and growing business, submit your application by providing a cover letter and your CV.

Further enquiries contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by closing date 31/1/2018 or (08) 8643 5606.

Visit our website www.cobh.com.au for more information on us and our services.



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About the role
Nurse Navigators provide comprehensive, advanced clinical and professional practice nursing capabilities to deliver a positive patient centred health experience for individuals and offer navigational support for all stakeholders within their health care network. They work in close partnership with patients, families and all health and associated services across system boundaries to actively advocate and improve health literacy, healthcare experience and quality of life. This integrated and proactive approach to health care service delivery will help ensure patients receive the most appropriate service when and where they need it.

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

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

Requirements of the role

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification, registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • Registered nurses working within Mental Health are to be credentialed through the College of Mental
  • Health nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in mental health nursing within an agreed period of time.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), and hepatitis B.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire technology and computer skills relevant to the role in a short time frame. This may include skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Telehealth, Medical Information Software (MIS), Patient Flow Manager, HBCIS, The Viewer, Electronic Medical Record applications (EMR), Consumer Integrated Mental Health Application (CIMHA), Emergency Department Information System (EDIS).

We offer fabulous employee benefits including: 

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

About the unit
This position is based in the Emergency Department and co located with the Acute Care Team. The Nurse Navigator role will be working at the interface between the Emergency Department and the Acute Care Team specifically to identify and work with consumers frequently presenting with complex mental health needs. The role provides high quality; evidence based nursing care to improve the health and well-being of persons that experience mental health illness who frequently present to the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) emergency department.

How to apply
Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Wednesday, 31st January 2018.
Job Ad reference: GC264762


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

Enquiries: Geoffrey Norman 0472 874 986.
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31st January 2018.


  

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Deputy Director of Clinical Services

Full time position


Belmont Private Hospital, one of the largest private mental health facilities in Australia and is part of the Healthe Care Australia Group. We have an established reputation for excellence in the delivery of a broad range of mental health care services and are an Authorised Mental Health Service, under the Qld Mental Health Act 2016. Belmont is a 150 acute mental health bed facility offering a range of specialty and sub-specialties (Perinatal, Trauma and Dissociative, Older Persons Mental Health, ECT, rTMS) to meet the needs of the population. Belmont also offers an extensive range of Mental Health day programs and a community outreach service.

The Deputy Director of Clinical Services is responsible for the coordination and management of inpatient clinical services within a framework of continuous quality improvement, ensuring realistic utilisation of clinical resources, whilst providing administrative guidance, supervision and support to staff. The role will play an instrumental part in supporting the Deputy Chief Executive Officer/Director of Clinical Services. 

 

The Deputy Director of Clinical Services will:

  • Effectively manage clinical staff within HRM framework which promotes trust and rapport
  • Understand financial principles and take responsibility for meeting clinical budgets and KPIs
  • Proactively identify needs for improvement and initiatives and drive continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity and respect for internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and theory

Mandatory:

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum of five (5) years post registration experience in an acute mental health setting

Desirable:

  • Achievement of post graduate qualifications in clinical, health or management related areas
  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Achievement of post graduate qualifications in Mental Health Service Delivery

Capabilities for Position:

  • Advanced level of clinical expertise in mental health nursing
  • Demonstrate highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to build working relationships across all levels within an acute hospital setting
  • Relevant experience in analysis and report writing as required
  • Clinical Services planning and management, program service delivery and development
  • Be open, flexible, innovative and work with minimal supervision

Please forward your application and CV, addressing the above criteria to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rachel Allan, Executive Assistant to Director of Clinical Services

Applications close: Monday, 19 January 2018

For further information visit www.belmontprivate.com.au


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CONSULTATION LIAISON NURSE (RPN 4)

Mental Health Services Division

Are you a Registered Nurse with Post Graduate qualifications in Mental Health?

South West Healthcare’s Mental Health Services Division is seeking an experienced mental health nurse to fill the role as Consultation Liaison Nurse (CLN). This exciting new role will support the health service in managing mental health issues experienced by patients within the general hospital.

Working within the Mental Health Access Team and alongside the Mental Health medical team, you will focus on improving outcomes in patient care from a mental health perspective through working directly with patients and indirectly through increasing the capacity of staff to recognise and attend to the mental health needs of patients in these settings.

You will act as a link between generalist and mental health services. The CLN will also deliver education and support to the general hospital setting, initially in Warrnambool, as well developing relationships and providing support and links between other hospitals within the region. The CLN will also be integral in the development of the new Consultation Liaison Service at SWHC. Initially you will undertake the development and implementation of the CL Service.

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rochelle Hine (Manager Warrnambool Adult Team on (03) 5561 9100 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 hold a Working with Children 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 7 January 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 


OD Master STACK 01

We are seeking a talented and experienced Mental Health Nurse to join our team!

About us

One Door Mental Health is a mental health charity providing a range of services to people with a mental illness, their relatives and carers, and professionals working in the area.

One Door Mental Health developed Health Care to provide affordable allied health services to people with mental illness, and their families, who are unable to find these services due to financial constraints, or clinician unavailability. Health Care operates from four sites in the Sydney area, each clinic being co-located with other One Door services. We have psychologists, mental health social workers, exercise physiologists and dieticians providing Better Access and NDIS services to clients at four sites in the Sydney area. One Door Health Care also provides Psychological Support Services (PSS) to people with mild/moderate mental health issues through funding from the Central Eastern Primary Health Network. This service replaces ATAPS.

The Role

  • Provide psychological services to people with mild to moderate mental health issues
  • Liaise with GPs and/or health professionals regarding treatment plans and progress
  • Develop and maintain collaborative positive working relationships with other One Door staff as well as with all relevant external stakeholders
  • Participate in One Door Health Care Clinical Community of Practice and education and training opportunities.
  • Provide information to the Clinical Director and Practice Team as required for accounting and auditing purposes

To succeed in this role you will need the following:

  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant discipline, current registration with the relevant professional body and be credentialed in the field of mental health
  • Adequate experience in the field of mental health and trained in delivering psychological therapies; currently or recently engaged in clinical practice in that field
  • Appropriate training and experience in the areas of Cultural Competence, Children's Mental Health, Attachment Theory and Advanced Suicide Prevention in order to deliver services to the identified target group(s)
  • Have an active ABN and insurance and ability to function as a contractor to provide psychological treatment services
  • Knowledge of community based mental health services, understanding of the community sector and experience working in an NGO will be desirable

Don't miss this opportunity to join a recognised and respected organisation!

Please click the "Download PD" button below for a copy of the position description.

To apply for the role or see selection criteria, click the link below. Please note that applications will time out after three hours.

For more information regarding this role please contact Gabrielle Kay on 0427 680 524.

To apply for this job go to: http://onedoorcareers.org.au& enter ref code: 3910844.

Applications close 29 January 2018

 


 

QSG Option 1

What a great Mental Health Clinician opportunity!

Clinical Nurse (Nurse Grade 6(1)) or Psychologist/Occupational Therapist/Social Worker (HP3)(Child and Youth Mental Health Worker) located in EMERALD.

Join the evolution of CQ Health and experience working in a great workplace with great people. Committed to our core values, we strive with purpose under the Destination 2030 Strategy to achieve our vision for "Healthier Central Queenslanders"  It's feels Great!

What’s on offer?

Total remuneration value up to $107,262 p.a.; comprising salary between $87,796 - $94,010 p.a.; Nurse Grade 6 (1); Permanent Full Time or Total remuneration value up to $107,762 p.a.; comprising salary between $70,428 - $94,488 p.a; (HP3); Permanent Full Time.

Some of what we are looking for?

  • Demonstrated a competent level of knowledge and skill to undertake routine clinical practice with a basic understanding of recovery focused Mental Health care and child development.
  • Demonstrated an ability to participate in a multidisciplinary team utilizing comprehensive communication skills to establish effective partnerships and provide consultation to the team as well as other government and non-government service providers.
  • Demonstration an ability to deliver routine child and youth mental health clinical services utilizing time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the professional development of self and others through education, professional networking and application of evidence based practice.

Contact Name: Justin Achilles + 61 (0)7 4983 9750
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 December 2017
JRN: CH7K262313

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

 


StarHealth

Mental Health Nurse Clinician

(RPN 4 abv award, salary circa $90,000 pro rata)
Full Time, Part Time and Sub-contracting Roles Available
Seeking expressions of interest

  • Great Inner City Locations
  • Positive team culture
  • 2 types of Salary Packaging Available

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the service provision of a newly developed mental health program at Star Health. The Mental Health Integrated Complex Care (MHICC) program is funded by the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network and will be responsible for providing highly flexible, timely and accessible support to consumers who experience a mental illness and have complex needs.

We are looking for adaptive, experienced individuals who want to contribute to shaping a new and dynamic service utilising their clinical and psychosocial skills and who are passionate about this client group. Star Health is committed to remunerating well above the sector for the quality of service we deliver to consumers. Star Health offers salary packaging of $15,900 for general expenses and $2,650 for meals and entertainment per FBT year (increasing your take home pay). Ideally you will possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mental Health Nursing with current Accredited Mental Health Nurse status
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of current evidence based clinical mental health practice within a recovery-oriented service model
  • High levels of emotional intelligence and the ability to engage and work with multidisciplinary teams and other stakeholders

Who We Are
Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

For further information about this role, please contact Catherine Phan on 0458 070 013, or email your CV and contact details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will contact you.

Download the Position Description here.


nmhpv

Registered Nurse

Nursing & Midwifery Health Program Victoria (Melbourne)

Senior Clinician, Permanent Part-time

The Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria (NMHPV) is an independent support service for nurses, midwives and students of nursing and midwifery experiencing health issues related to their mental health or substance use concerns.

We offer a safe entry point into the service system which provides sensitive and compassionate screening, assessment, referrals, direct individual support and groups for those seeking help to manage these health concerns. In addition, we promote and welcome contact with industry leaders, managers and human resource personnel in relation to supporting their nurses and midwives who are experiencing these health issues.

The position of Senior Clinician requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the area of alcohol & other drug work. Experience in the mental health field is desirable. The position exists within a small team of nurses which operates in Melbourne, with state-wide exposure, accountable to the CEO.

The successful applicant will be a registered nurse who has demonstrated experience in engaging, supporting and caring for those with substance use and mental health concerns. They will be able to work successfully alongside these colleagues to assist them in regaining optimum health, whilst taking a profession specific approach to their care.

They will also successfully engage and maintain strong collaborative relationships with a wide variety of key industry stakeholders across Victoria including, but not limited to, those within public & private health services, academic settings & industrial organisations. These relationships are important to enable the distribution of key health messages within their specialty areas and organisations.

This is a Grade 4b position. As a not-for-profit organisation, NMHPV staff are entitled to an attractive Salary Packaging arrangement. Other terms of employment as per the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) Enterprise Agreement 2017 – 2020.

Occupational group: Nursing

Workplace Location: Based in Fitzroy, Victoria. The successful applicant will be required to travel within Victoria periodically

Job duration: Funding exists until 2021 with a possible extension

Position Description: Visit www.nmhp.org.au/sc-pd/ to download Position Description

Key Selection Criteria: Applicants are requested to address the Key Selection Criteria in their application

Closing date: 5.00pm, Friday 15th December 2017

Applications: Email applications, including cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria addressed to Glenn Taylor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Contact person: Glenn Taylor

Contact details: (03) 9415 7551


QSG Option 1

Your employer – Mackay Hospital and Health Service

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

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

Your team – Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service Division

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

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

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

For more information, contact

  • Di Knight – Operations Director, Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service Division on 07 4968 3893 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mark Scanlon – Nursing Director/Program Manager, Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Service Division on 0418 102 189 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

QSG Option 1

Your employer – Mackay Hospital and Health Service

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

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

Your team – Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service Division

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

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

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