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Job Ref: 637803 – Team Leader, CMHRS

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Service, Whyalla 
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $100,005 - $106,563 – AHP3; $116,096 - $124,020 – RN/RM3 – Perm F/T

You will be responsible for the management of the Whyalla Community Mental Health Rehabilitation Service (CMHRS) to ensure safe, efficient and effective service delivery to consumers and carers within a recovery-orientated framework. This is a key position responsible for establishing the direction and functioning of the multidisciplinary team consistent with the Country Health SA Model of Care. You will oversee management of service demand and workload allocation, the provision of administrative and clinical support services, monitoring and oversight of service provision, data collection and evaluation. You will also strive to establish and sustain positive working relationships within the rehabilitation service, across community mental health services, other government departments and external agencies consistent with a collaborative partnership approach. It is expected that you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the team.

For appointment at the AHP3 level, you must hold a recognised qualification within the Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology professions and fulfil all requirements for membership of the relevant Professional Association. For appointment at the RN/RM3 level, you will be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. With proven experience in a clinical role within a mental health service, you will bring the ability to maintain and enhance a range of relevant partnerships, networks and relationships with key stakeholders within and external to the organisation. You will also demonstrate an ability to work respectfully with consumers and their families.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 1 December 2017

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 637803

Contact: Marion Hall
Administration Officer
08 8644 5130
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UNSW

Research Nurse

The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society

UNSW Medicine

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Kirby Institute is the major research body in Australia with responsibility for research into the clinical and epidemiological aspects of HIV/AIDS.  It is also responsible for research into the clinical and epidemiological aspects of other blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections.

The Justice Health Research Program conducts research with offenders both incarcerated and in the community. Research interests include domestic violence, general violence, mental illness and sexual violence.

About the role

  • $90,399 - $97,838 plus (9.5% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Fixed Term for 12 months
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The position holder is responsible for the site coordination of the ReINVEST study including patient management in designated NSW local government areas. The study management will be conducted through the Justice Health Research Program (JHRP), part of the Kirby Institute. The position will involve direct contact with male offenders on a daily basis, as well as interaction with Legal Aid, Magistrates, Police, Private Legal Practitioners, Community Corrections Staff and Prosecutors. This position will cover outer Western Sydney, including Mount Druitt and surrounds. From time to time coverage may be required at Central Sydney Locations and on rare occasions the Central Coast.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Relevant Qualifications as a Registered Nurse with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with minimum five years post graduate experience in mental health nursing
  • Clinical experience with violent offenders or aggressive clients with proven clinical assessment skills, with a proven track record of comprehensive mental state examinations
  • An understanding of psychometric tools used to assess impulsivity and personality disorders and knowledge of Good Clinical Research Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP).
  • Willingness to attend clinics situated in the Sydney outer western metropolitan area. Including the Downing Centre Local Court and, on occasion, the Central Coast if required.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact:

Lee Knight, Clinical Coordinator | CNC (Forensic Mental Health), Justice Health Program

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T: 0431 057810

Applications close: 8 December 2017

Find out more about working at UNSW at https://kirby.unsw.edu.au/

UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity

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Mental Health Nurse Specialist

  • Department of Health
  • Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,862 - $123,280
  • Fixed for 12 months

Job Location: Alyangula, Northern Territory

The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

TOP END HEALTH SERVICE

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

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

Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $158 900 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance, remote locality and salary sacrifice provisions

Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Team - Alyangula

Fixed for 12 months

The East Arnhem Region Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Team is looking to fill a Clinical Nurse Specialist – Mental Health position.

This position will provide an accessible high quality mental health service to individuals, families and community groups in the South East Arnhem Region; Groote Eylandt. It will promote social, emotional and mental health well-being including acute and case management to rural and remote clients referred to the team.

The successful applicant will have qualifications in mental health and experience in community mental health assessment and interventions.

For further information on the above position please contact Georgie Wood on 08 8987 0504 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quote vacancy number: 2457

Vacancy closing date: 28 November 2017

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

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

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

Application Link:

https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Account/login?ReturnUrl=%2fHome%2fApplication%3frtfId%3d126751&rtfId=126751


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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.

790904 Barwon Health

Program Manager Community     

  • Lead the way in recovery oriented mental health service delivery and co-design of service systems
  • Provide strategic vision, financial accountability & professional leadership to MHDAS
  • Improve your skills with ongoing training and professional development

About the facility

Barwon Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provides integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive.  We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.

MHDAS is entering a new phase of co-design of our service system with people who access our services and our wider community.  This will build on our nationally recognized unique cultural approach to the challenges of recovery oriented service delivery to redesign our service system. 

About the role

This role provides strategic vision, financial accountability and professional leadership to the program areas which provide integrated mental health and drug and alcohol treatment and support in community settings.  The role includes building and maintaining strong partnerships both internally and externally.  

To be successful in this role:

  • You will be innovative and passionate about evidence based best practice which upholds the principles of recovery based practice
  • You will be an inspirational leader with the ability to create positive workplace culture
  • You will be an experienced, insightful leader who is prepared to challenge your own thinking and motivate others
  • You will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • You will be able to think critically and quickly analyse and interpret data to achieve results

Salary Circa: $110,562.40-$111,800

About the culture

The Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Services have a history of embracing innovation and driving best practice.  We strive to work in partnership with people who access our services, their families and friends, staff and the wider community to provide high quality care.   We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and throughout the community.  With consumers at the forefront of care we are guided by our driving values:

Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

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

If you are a passionate and innovative leader who shares our vision apply today.

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Reference # 152026

Location, Swanston Centre

Key Contact, Robyn Hayles (03) 4215 1057

Closing Date, 16/11/2017

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


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Mental Health Nurse Specialist
Salary: $99,582 - $106,986
Location: Nhulunbuy

The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

TOP END HEALTH SERVICE

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114 862 - $123 280
(comprising salary $99 582 - $106 986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $158 900 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; postgraduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance, remote locality and salary sacrifice provisions
Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Team - Nhulunbuy
Fixed for 12 months
Top End Health Service is looking for an experienced Mental Health Clinician to join the East Arnhem Region Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Team.
You will be responsible for providing high level mental health service to individuals, families and community groups within the East Arnhem Communities and Homelands this will include acute clinical and case management services.

Working as a member of the East Arnhem Region Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug service you will work in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team, Non- Government and Community controlled health organisations and other stakeholders. You are required display exemplary leadership practices, role modelling behaviour, and possess the ability to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships between the Health Service and key stakeholders within the region.


If you are ready to be a part of a health service where you can make a visible difference to the local community and improve the health outcomes of residents of remote Arnhem Land and its unique surrounds, then a career with Top End Health Service is for you.

For further information on the above position please contact Georgie Wood on 08 8987 0504 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quote vacancy number: 2462
Vacancy closing date: 14 November 2017

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

Further information about these positions can be obtained by phoning TOLLFREE 1300 659 247

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

Department of Health is a Smoke-Free Workplace


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Registered and Enrolled (Endorsed) Nurses - Mental Health

  • Permanent and casual roles available
  • Acute inpatient mental health unit – Camberwell location
  • Professional development opportunities

About Rehabilitation and Mental Health

Epworth’s Rehabilitation and Mental Health services are some of the most progressive of their kind in Australia. Our clinical approach involves individualised treatment and collaborative team decision-making to achieve outstanding outcomes for patients. We have forged a strong team ethos across our four campuses in Richmond, Hawthorn, Camberwell and Brighton.

About the Role

We are seeking motivated, innovative and patient care orientated Registered Nurses and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses to be part of our friendly and supportive Mental Health Unit B nursing team at Epworth Clinic in Camberwell. Epworth Clinic Camberwell consists of Mental Health Unit A which has 34 adult psychiatric beds, Mental Health Unit B which has 29 adult and aged psychiatric beds, a mental health day group program offering group therapy to in-patients and out-patients and a ECT and TMS service, all providing high quality psychiatric services.

You will work closely alongside our multi-disciplinary team in providing exceptional patient centred care and be part of a supportive culture to achieve excellence in care. This is a great opportunity for flexible and experienced Registered Nurses and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses who are willing to grow with our services.

Key areas of focus for this role include:

Delivering an exceptional patient experience
Working closely with the mental health multi-disciplinary team
Encouraging and role-modelling empathy to patients, families and medical consultants

About You

To be successful for this role you will:

  • Hold current nursing registration with AHPRA
  • Have excellent mental health assessment skills
  • Have a contemporary knowledge of best practice in mental health nursing
  • Be highly accountable and demonstrate a strong, supportive and engaging style
  • Be passionate about patient care and the patient journey
  • Have strong customer service ethos and commitment to excellence in patient centred care
  • Have a personal commitment to ongoing education and development

About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is a world-class not-for-profit private health care group dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing the best possible care. Across our eight locations patients and staff have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical and procedural technology, world-class theatres and equipment and benefit from the extensive teaching and research occurring at Epworth every day.

At Epworth we invest in the professional development of staff. Our clinicians are also among the very best in the world. Put simply, working with the best makes you better. And that’s great for our staff and our patients.

How to Obtain Further Information and Apply for a Position

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Epworth and, if required, a valid Working with Children Check provided by the applicant.

Enquiries should be directed to Paul Mackenzie on (03) 9805 4241 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To obtain a position description and to apply for this position go to https://epworthhealthcare.mercury.com.au/

Job ID : 13496
Applications close: 5 November 2017


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Mental Nurse Credentialed

Help people to gain better mental health, and improve the quality of their lives.

 

Make a difference in the community through supporting mental health recovery. Mind offers you a supportive team environment, flexible work arrangements and career development opportunities.

Mind is looking for a Mental Health Nurse Credentialed to join our team at the Integrated Complex Care service located in Dandenong. The service supports consumers with severe mental illness who have complex needs and will benefit from improved coordination of their care over an extended period of time.

In this role you will:

  • Work part time, 30.4 hours per week on a fixed term contract until 28 June 2019
  • Provide clinical nursing services for consumers with severe mental illness
  • Enable, facilitate and coordinate care planning for eligible consumers
  • Work closely with GPs, psychiatrists and allied health workers to provide coordinated clinical care and treatment
  • Administer, monitor and ensure compliance by consumers with their medication
  • Provide coaching to promote general health & well-being
  • Work collaboratively with consumers and their families and natural supports providing information education and skills training as appropriate

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health Nursing. Credentialed in the field of mental health nursing
  • Demonstrated advanced ability in the provision of mental health risk assessment, crisis planning, relapse preventions, recovery planning, brief psychological therapy techniques
  • Knowledge of current psychiatric diagnostic and classification systems and assessment tools
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

To obtain a position description and apply online visit www.mindaustralia.org.au/jobs.

Online applications must be submitted by 4pm Monday 6 November 2017.


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Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Mental Health Services South
Department of Psychiatry
Hobart, Tasmania

Salary: $84,496 to $88,423 per annum, plus access to salary packaging and a professional development allowance.

Are you looking for a sea change or tree change?  Kids left home?  Do you enjoy the great outdoors and or crave a relaxed lifestyle? 

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Associate Nurse Unit Manager to join the Mental Health Services South team within the Department of Psychiatry.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager is an experienced nurse who, within the defined area of practice works in partnership with the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) and other senior staff, to ensure the efficient and effective provision of care based on best practice principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework. This position also assists the NUM with the planning and management of staff and resources and provides operational leadership through the coordination of the day to day patient care activities, including patient flow.

Working in these positions provides the opportunity to be rewarded with an ideal work/life balance.  Living in Southern Tasmania provides an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate, stress-free commuting, quality education system and all the services you would expect.  The South offers easy access to pristine wilderness, world class beaches and top quality restaurants and cafés, and it’s only an hour’s flight to Melbourne. With us you can have it all.

We offer:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging
  • Professional supervision
  • An unbeatable lifestyle


To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Deb Solomon on (03) 6166 8805 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties
attached below:

Applications close:  Friday 3rd November


Apply online at www.jobs.tas.gov.au


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Mental Health Nurses

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

Opportunity

We are seeking Registered Nurses with postgraduate qualifications in Mental Health to join our friendly, supportive and high performing team. It is desirable to be credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental Health nursing within an agreed period of time. What we need is your Mental Health expertise to deliver our telephonic care support and health coaching to people in a performance driven, recovery orientated environment and culture. Starting date will be 30th October2017.

Your profile and experience

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

 It’s all about you… We offer you

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

Our work place options

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

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

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

Healthways, a Sharecare company


QSG Option 1

Mental Health Community Services, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

Ipswich CBD and Goodna, QLD

Almost half of all Australians experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and many of us have family, friends or colleagues affected by mental illness. Yet in 2017, we continue to see stigma about mental illness in our community and our workplaces. Here at West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, we value and support the work our frontline Mental Health Clinicians do on a daily basis and are currently expanding our Community and Acute Service to increase our services and extend our hours of operation.

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

Located in the Ipswich CBD and at the Goodna Community Health Centre, we offer the opportunity for career progression, professional development and a variety of complex cases. We currently have a number of roles in our Health Service for experienced and developing clinicians, for further information please click on the links below for further information.

Mental Health Clinician – HP3– Acute Care Team

  • The ACT team includes our MH CALL Service, Emergency Department triage and assessment, short term community assessment and treatment and mental health liaison service.
  • This role requires a Social Work, Psychology, or Occupational Therapy background.
  • Base Salary of $64,287 - $97,438 on offer depending on skills and experience

Senior Mental Health Clinician – HP4- Acute Care Team

  • The ACT team includes our MH CALL Service, Emergency Department triage and assessment, short term community assessment and treatment and mental health liaison service.
  • This role requires a Social Work, Psychology, or Occupational Therapy background.
  • Base Salary of $104,227 - $112,155 on offer depending on skills and experience

Co-Responder – NG7 or HP4 –Acute Care Team

  • The ACT team includes our MH CALL Service, Emergency Department triage and assessment, short term community assessment and treatment and mental health liaison service.
  • This role requires a Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing background.
  • Work with Queensland Police Service in providing a dual secondary response team to provide rapid assessment and intervention
  • Base Salary of $104,227 - $117,037 on offer depending on discipline, skills and experience

Clinical Nurse Consultant – NG7 –Goodna Community Care Team

  • The Goodna MH Community Care Team (CCT) is a multidisciplinary team providing specialised mental health assessments, collaborative treatment planning and triage in a culturally diverse population to enhance community integration
  • This role participates directly in clinical care while providing clinical leadership
  • Base Salary of $107,804 - $117,037 on offer depending on skills and experience

These vacancies close Friday 10 November 2017, for further information please click on the links above.

 


 

QSG Option 1

Mental Health Inpatients Units, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

Ipswich CBD, QLD

Almost half of all Australians experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and many of us have family, friends or colleagues affected by mental illness. Yet in 2017, we continue to see stigma about mental illness in our community and our workplaces. Here at West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, we value and support the work our frontline Mental Health Nurses do on a daily basis and are currently expanding our Community and Acute Service.

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

Located in the Ipswich CBD, our contemporary and evolving Health Service offers the opportunity for career progression, professional development and a variety of complex cases.

We currently have a number of roles in our Health Service for experienced and developing clinicians, for further information please click on the links below to view the role descriptions:

Enrolled Nurse – Acute Adult Mental Health

  • Our Inpatient units are situated on the Ipswich hospital campus and function as part of an integrated model of service.  The Acute Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds.
  • Base Salary of $57,929 - $61,482 p.a. (plus 17.5% leave loading and up to 12.75% super) on offer depending on skills and experience

Registered Mental Health Nurse – Acute Adult Mental Health

  • Our Inpatient units are situated on the Ipswich hospital campus and function as part of an integrated model of service.  The Acute Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds.
  • Base Salary of $64,292 - $86,316 p.a. (plus 17.5% leave loading and up to 12.75% super) on offer depending on skills and experience

Clinical Nurse – Acute Adult Mental Health

  • Our Inpatient units are situated on the Ipswich hospital campus and function as part of an integrated model of service.  The Acute Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds.
  • Base Salary of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. (plus 17.5% leave loading and up to 12.75% super) on offer depending on skills and experience

Clinical Nurse – Older Persons Mental Health Unit

  • The Older Persons Mental Health Unit is a 16 bed secure, authorised mental health facility located on the campus of the Ipswich Hospital and provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of older adults with complex mental health disorders.
  • Base Salary of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. (plus 17.5% leave loading and up to 12.75% super) on offer depending on skills and experience

Clinical Nurse Consultant– Older Persons Mental Health Unit

  • The Older Persons Mental Health Unit is a 16 bed secure, authorised mental health facility located on the campus of the Ipswich Hospital and provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of older adults with complex mental health disorders.
  • Base Salary of $107,804 - $117,037 p.a. (plus 17.5% leave loading and up to 12.75% super) on offer depending on skills and experience

 

These roles close on Sunday 5 November 2017.

 


790904 Barwon HealthRegistered Psychiatric Nurses (Grade 2)
• Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
• Work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team
• Improve your skills with ongoing training and professional development

About the facility
The Swanston Centre Acute In-patient Unit provides recovery orientated service delivery to adults with acute mental health disorders living in the Geelong region. It endeavours to provide optimum treatment and management to consumers in the least restrictive manner and to the highest possible standard.

About the role
As a Registered Nurse in Mental Health, you provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre; as part of a multidisciplinary team which operates within a holistic Recovery Based Model. You will be responsible for the day to day provision of nursing care to consumers and families and liaise with community teams and external organisations in relation to client issues.

About the culture
You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

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

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

Reference #151995
Location, Swanston Centre
Key Contact, Beth McClelland, on 0417 357 223

Closing Date, 23rd October 2017

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


QSG Option 1

Clinical Nurses – Mental Health and Specialist Services, Location, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

 About the Role

The Clinical Nurse will be required to:

  • Utilise advanced clinical skills within an integrated framework for generic and discipline specific care, for consumers affected by acute and complex mental illness. Including access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, psycho-social and other necessary services as they relate to the consumers mental health needs, and their recovery.
  • Provide direct clinical practice supervision and contribute to the clinical education as required and exercise independent professional judgment within scope of practice.
  • Liaise with consumers and their families, other health professionals, supervisors, students and researchers, as required to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager and others in activities to evaluate and ensure effective functioning of the service such as actively contributing to the strategic planning, and reviewing of clinical programs, interventions, outcome data and key performance indicators as they relate to the inpatient unit.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Sound contemporary knowledge and experience of older people with acute mental health disorders or mothers with acute and significant/complex perinatal psychiatric conditions.
  • Recent experience in an acute mental health setting.
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification.
  • Post graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post graduate study is required within an agreed timeframe.

About the Units

The Adult Mental Health Inpatient Units belong to the Mental Health and Specialist Services division. These are admission units for people with acute mental health disorders, and whose associated level of risk and limited social supports makes alternative inpatient or community care inappropriate.

The units provide specialised inpatient based multidisciplinary mental health services and focuses on the treatment of adults between 25-65 year olds with acute and significant/complex mental health.

The Lavender Mother and Baby Unit provides specialised inpatient based multidisciplinary mental health services and focuses on the treatment of mothers with acute and significant/complex perinatal psychiatric conditions, for mothers up to 12 months post-partum. Mothers and their non-ambulatory infants may be admitted. Included within some of our units are Psychiatric Intensive Care Units, which are six beds, designated to meet the needs of complex consumers needing additional support. The model of care is aligned with the state wide model of service for acute mental health inpatient services; consumer focused and encourages consumer, carer and family participation.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time or permanent part time or temporary full time or temporary part time (several positions, hrs negotiable, with the possibility of extension)
  • A base salary ranging from $87 796 - $94 0140 per annum, $3365.20 - $3603.40 per fortnight and $44.27 - $47.41 per hour
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid education days
  • 12 hour shifts are available
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

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 Friday, 03 November 2017. 

Job Ad reference: GC256478

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

Enquiries: Jennifer Sands 0429 530 711

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


QSG Option 1

Registered Nurses – Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the Role

Multiple Registered Nurse positions available in Acute Adult, Older Persons and Lavender Mother and Baby Mental Health Units, Mental Health and Specialist Services.

The Registered Nurse will be required to:

  • Utilise clinical skills commensurate to the individual level of experience and specific to the inpatient specialty within an integrated framework for generic and discipline specific care, for consumers affected by acute and complex mental illness Including access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, psycho social and other necessary services as they relate to the individual's mental health needs, and their recovery.
  • Complete comprehensive mental health and risk assessments, in order to plan, develop and implement suitable interventions and activities for mental health patients who are at different stages of recovery.
  • Liaise with consumers and their families, other health professionals, supervisors, students and researchers as required to ensure quality service delivery.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Sound contemporary knowledge and experience of older people with acute mental health disorders or mothers with acute and significant/complex perinatal psychiatric conditions.
  • Demonstrated time management and team integration skills.
  • Recent experience in an acute mental health setting.
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification.
  • Completion of a graduate program or equivalent.

About the Units

The Adult Mental Health Inpatient units belong to the Adult and Older persons Mental Health and Specialist Services (MHSS). These are admission units for people with acute mental health disorders, and whose associated level of risk and limited social supports makes alternative inpatient or community care inappropriate.

The Adult Inpatient units provide specialised inpatient based multidisciplinary mental health services and focuses on the treatment of adults between 25-65 year olds with acute and significant/complex mental health.

The Lavender Mother and Baby Unit provides specialised inpatient based multidisciplinary mental health services and focuses on the treatment of mothers with acute and significant/complex perinatal psychiatric conditions, for mothers up to 12 months post-partum. Mothers and their non-ambulatory infants may be admitted.

Included within Pandanus and Melaleuca are Psychiatric Intensive Care Units, which has six beds designated to meet the needs of complex consumers needing additional support. The model of care is aligned with the state wide model of service for acute mental health inpatient services; consumer focused and encourages consumer, carer and family participation.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time or permanent part time or temporary full time or temporary part time (several positions, hrs negotiable, with the possibility of extension)
  • A base salary ranging from $67 295 - $86 316 per annum, $2579.40 - $3308.50 per fortnight and $33.93 - $43.53 per hour
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid education days
  • 12 hour shifts are available
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

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 Thursday, 02 November 2017. 

Job Ad reference: GC256656

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.  

Enquiries: Thazin Pyone 0406 652 472

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


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Mental Health Clinicians

  • Join a team of clinicians working in an exciting, new and innovative mental health program and become an expert in the CBT approach and help transform lives
  • An Australian first - make history by being part of this inaugural program!
  • Full time and Part Positions, ACT based, Competitive Salary

CatholicCare is pioneering an Australian first program that has seen overwhelming demand by the public for this service. As such we are expanding our team of clinicians for this program, called Next Step. We have multiple positions available for clinicians who are looking to expand their skills and expertise, to provide therapeutic interventions, utilising a CBT model, to children and adults with a focus on mental health.

The Role

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

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people's lives and be a part of this ground-breaking program- we want to hear from you!

About us

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

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a new and innovative program. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

The ideal person we are looking for has:

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

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering Letter
  • Address each Selection Criteria above

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

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

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

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

Applications close 25th October 2017.


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EACH is a creative, responsive, innovative organisation that provides leadership and excellence through the provision of a diverse range of integrated services that improve health, wellbeing and community participation throughout Australia.

We recognise that social inequity, disability and discrimination underpin many of the life experiences of the most disadvantaged people in our communities. Our commitment to social justice is at the heart of all we do. Our values and our practices are aimed at providing accessible, integrated and client centred services based on the social model of health - especially targeted to those who are most disadvantaged or at risk Credentialed Mental Heath Nurse - Mental Heath Recovery 12 month Fixed Term position (Full Time - hours can be negotiated)

Outer East Region, Victoria
Salary Packaging Available
Not-for-profit organisation
The EACH Mental Health Recovery (MHR) service is seeking
applications for a fixed term position for experienced Credentialed Mental Health Nurses to work in the Outer East Region (Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges).

The position will assist in the development and implementation of a responsive mental health nurse service; which provides support to General Practitioners in their provision of coordinated care for people with severe mental health disorders. The role involves outreach into the community and clinic based support for a case load of clients.

This position is fixed term until 30th June 2018. If you are working towards becoming credentialed and are interested in this role we encourage you contact us and to discuss this opportunity.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria and have a current police check and Working With Children Check to be considered for the role.

If you would like more information about the role please contact Joseph Niroshkumar via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Vacancy closes 5pm, Friday 20 October 2017

For a full position description and/or to apply on line please visit our Careers Centre at: http://each.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/  

Reference number: 3796192

Applications close 20 October 2017


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Clinical Coordinator (RPN4)
2 positions available
Ref number: 10020

  • State of the art facility at Ravenhall
  • Full time ongoing
  • Free onsite parking
  • Generous Salary Packaging

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

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

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

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

Skills and experience

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

    Benefits
    We value our staff and provide a range of benefits including:
  • Salary Packaging;
  • Excellent leave entitlements;
  • Full orientation & ongoing training;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Access to Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

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

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This position is subject to a police check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offer a smoke-free environment.

For more information contact Tanya Mularczyk on 046631834 

Visit the website for more information and to apply

Applications close 26th October 2017



Mental Health & Statewide Services
Department of Psychiatry
Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart Tasmania

The Department of Psychiatry is a 32-bed acute mental health unit based in the Royal Hobart Hospital. There are current opportunities to join our Multi-Disciplinary Team in an exciting new initiative the Observational Unit. This will be a 5 bed unit with a focus on short-term monitoring and assessment of consumers with mental illness who require admission for a period of up to 48 hours.

As a successful applicant you will work as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team to provide direct and indirect nursing care based on best practice principles You will participate in development and revision of organisational documentation, policies and procedures relating to nursing best practice. Additionally, you will participate in and contribute to a learning environment through continuing education and training, professional development and attendance at conferences and relevant forums.

Hours/Period of Appointment
Multiple, permanent, shift worker (fully rotational) positions working various hours per fortnight to commence 23 October 2017. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Salary:
$60,792 - $83,194

Please note that access to the Grade 4 salary range $78,666 - $83,194 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.

How to apply
You are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties attached:
Generic Registered Nurse - DoP G3-4 (August 2017) HPRNL.pdf

For more information please contact:
Deb Solomon
Nurse Unit Manager
Department of Psychiatry
(03) 6166 8805

To Apply: Please Visit http://careers.jobs.tas.gov.au/cw/en/job/1002132/registered-nurse-psychiatry-523443-multiple-vacancies 


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Job Ref: 633841 - Community Mental Health Team Leader & Mental Health Clinician

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Community Health Service
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $86,052 - $127,262 – 2 positions: Perm F/T & Temp F/T (up to 8/6/2018) – AHP2/AHP3, RN/RM3

This is a great opportunity to join a motivated and professional multidisciplinary community health team, and ensure the delivery of high quality health education, counselling and therapeutic/rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of mental health consumers. You will integrate advanced theoretical knowledge, evidence from a range of sources and your own experience to devise and achieve agreed consumer's care outcomes. You will be working directly with consumers and their networks and with the wider community to enhance recovery and self-determination in the least restrictive practice. Operating under reduced clinical direction, you may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.

If appointed as the Community Mental Health Team Leader, you will utilise your managerial and clinical experience to provide pivotal coordination of services provided by the team. This will encompass direct line management of the daily responsibilities of the staff. The Team Leader position (RNRM3/AHP3) is a permanent ongoing vacancy, and the Mental Health Clinician role (AHP2) is a 9 month contract vacancy.
Country Health SA Local Health Network is a progressive organisation supporting people in their community, and the city of Port Lincoln is an ideal location for combining a career and balanced lifestyle. As the commercial centre for the Eyre Peninsula, Port Lincoln is well-serviced by an extensive retail shopping area and is also a popular tourist destination for visitors.

For appointment as an Allied Health Professional, you will need to hold a recognised qualification in Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology, and be eligible for registration with the relevant professional association.
For appointment as a Registered Nurse/Midwife, you will be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate, along with a qualification in Mental Health practice.
With demonstrated experience working with mental health consumers and carers in an evidence-based, recovery-orientated framework, you will be skilled in working with and have an understanding of people from varying cultural backgrounds. A team player committed to collaborative care, you will possess effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Strong leadership skills will be essential for fulfilling the Team Leader position.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.


Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 6 October 2017
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 633841

Contact:
Martin Breuker, Network Manager
8683 2083
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Job Ref: 632562 - Mental Health Clinician

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Eyre Community Mental Health, Ceduna
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $99,014 - $108,615 – Perm F/T – RN/RM2

Joining the Community Mental Health team, you will deliver integrated clinical mental health care to consumers within community, acute and rehabilitation service settings. This will be achieved by utilising a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches such as individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs.

You will monitor consumer care plans and participate in clinical auditing and evaluative research to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis. Supporting and working collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing staff, you will work effectively with other agencies to ensure that consumers are able to access coordinated care appropriate to their needs. Join us and you will get to be part of our ongoing approach to transforming mental healthcare. Applying your unique skills, you can offer holistic, balanced care that focuses on patient recovery. Developing long-term relationships, you will be able to use your therapeutic skills across a range of challenging and rewarding areas.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated competence in mental health nursing practice, you will have effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. You will work well within a multidisciplinary team setting, and be committed to providing recovery-focused care and least restrictive practice.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 6 October 2017

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 632562

Contact:
Jennifer Williams
Acting Team Leader
08 8683 2083
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Job Ref: 633741 - Registered Nurse - Mental Health

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Mental Health Service, Whyalla
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $75,904 - $98,604 (pro rata) – Perm P/T (19 hrs p/wk) – RN/M1

As part of our friendly and supportive work environment, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence based, recovery oriented services across the multidisciplinary country Mental Health Service in Whyalla. Delivery care appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community, you will work across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings and will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches. These will include individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In country SA

you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated experience in engaging mental health consumers and their families in the recovery journey, you will bring the ability to work collaboratively with others, including as part of a multidisciplinary team. Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 6 October 2017

For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 633741

Contact:
Marion Hall
Administration Officer
08 8644 5130
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Clinical Nurse Specialist – Mental Health

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

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

TOP END HEALTH SERVICE

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

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

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

Mental Health Service - Katherine

Ongoing vacancy

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

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

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

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

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

 Quote vacancy number: 2303

Vacancy closing date: 26th October 2017

 APPLICATION INFORMATION

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

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

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Monsour Clinic 

MHNIP – Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

About the role

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

About You

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

About the clinic

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

How to apply

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


 

 

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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.