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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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Clinical Nurse - Acute Care Team, Adult and Older Person Mental Health Community, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport and Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Summary
Join a mobile assertive outreach crisis response team. Gold Coast based in a tertiary facility.

The Person
Working across the Gold Coast, the successful applicant will provide comprehensive and flexible mental health services to consumers with an acute mental health issue in a variety of settings including the emergency department and in community settings. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive care to consumers with acute mental health issues, including but not limited to i.e. triage/co-ordination, assessment, risk assessment, treatment and management.

You will be required to:

  • Hold current AHPRA registration
  • Have completed a postgraduate qualification within a relevant specialty (highly desirable)
  • Be appointed to or be eligible for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 is highly desirable
  • Hold a current drivers licence
  • Work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

What GCHHS can offer
You will benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Permanent full-time position
  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 to $94,010 p.a.
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Paid education days
  • Training and educational opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

About Us
Our hospital and health service is led by an innovative nursing team who are dedicated to providing safe and quality care to our community. We are committed to providing family centred care while having access to first class equipment and facilities.

The Acute Care Team is a specialised mental health service that seeks to deliver care and support that respects the individual’s rights, preserves their dignity, and promotes recovery and inclusion.
The Acute Care Team aim to provide a service that acknowledges an individual’s strengths and abilities, and is welcoming, accessible, responsive, collaborative and safe.

The Team’s role is to be the first point of contact for the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Mental Health Service to provide education, support, information, advice and referral. The Acute Care Team is a mobile assertive outreach crisis response team that offers a range of short-term options tailored to meet individual needs in the community, which may also include acute care in the immediate post-discharge phase of an inpatient admission.

The Acute Care Team is committed to providing a service that is empathic, courteous and able to develop positive relationships with people in crisis, founded on hope and recovery.

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

GCHHS is a dynamic teaching hospital where you will be working alongside professional, friendly practitioners challenging your skills, broadening your experience and growing your expertise through exposure to a wide range of clinical procedures, treatment options and the latest in technology. We are dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing the best possible care. One of the key ways we assist our staff to do this is by continually investing in their education, better facilities and technologies.

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 Monday, 2nd July 2018.
Job Ad reference: GC279773
Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Luke Lindsay (07) 5687 8307
Application Kit: (07) 5667 3209 or https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au 
Closing Date: Monday, 2nd July 2018.


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Health Careers & Opportunities 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.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS TEAM

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,879 - $123,297
(Comprising salary $99,582 - $106,986, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)

Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service – Darwin/Palmerston
Two Ongoing vacancies available.
Provide triage, practical advice and assistance, assessment, short-term management and referral for mental health clients and their families in accordance with mental health legislation and Top End Mental Health Services policies and procedures.

Quote vacancy number: 40138

For further information on the above position please contact Jinson Anto Charls on 08 8999 4988 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Vacancy closing date: 02/07/2018

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

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au 
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from 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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Clinical Nurse – Continuing Care Team, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Child and Youth Mental Health are looking for a Clinical Nurse to join the Continuing Care Team.  Join this unique service providing support and intervention to care for children and young people (aged up to 18 years) within an integrated child and youth mental health service. Ongoing specialised professional development is on offer.

About the unit

Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) is a free, confidential service provided by Gold Coast Health. Our service is available to children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families who live in the Gold Coast region. Our clinics offer multi-disciplinary teams who are experienced in understanding and working with the emotional, psychological and behavioural problems facing children, young people and their families. Our treating population is highly diverse and mobile.

The Continuing Care Team (CCT) works with children, young people (aged up to 18 years) and their families on an ongoing basis.  The CCT is a multidisciplinary team who are experienced in understanding and working with children and young people with severe and complex mental health concerns by working with the family and broader systems. 

About the role

This clinical nurse role will manage a case load of clients and their families whilst also providing discipline specific support and interventions to other children and young people within the clinic. 

Requirements of the role -

  • Credentialing for practice with the Australian College of Mental Health nurses is highly desirable, or commitment to achieving credentialing within the first 6 months of employment
  • Post graduate or equivalent mental health qualification
  • Recognition as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 is desirable
  • This position works on a cyclic roster Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.00pm
  • This position requires operation of a class C motor vehicle, and an appropriate licence is required

On offer

  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 to $94,010
  • Up to 12.75% employer super contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities

Job Ad reference: GC277104

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th July 2018

NO third party applications will be accepted

Enquiries: Vivienne Braddock (07) 5687 9225.

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

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4th July 2018.


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Mental Health Casey Ward E -Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses

Reference Number: 33610

Classification: NP28 - RPN GRADE 2 YEAR 9

Monash Health, Casey Hospital

Closing Date : 22/06/2018

  • Newly created roles for registered and Enrolled Mental Health Nurses, as we expand our service in Melbourne's south-east
  • Extend your mental health nursing experience and contribute to our growing team
  • Permanent roles - full time and part time available

For further information and TO APPLY, CLICK HERE


SD NZ

Mental Health Nurses

Dunedin and Invercargill, New Zealand

Are you motivated to make the move south?

Opportunities now and in the future…

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

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

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

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

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

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

To apply

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


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Mental Health Nurses
NSW Outback Division of General Practice LTD

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

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

If you’re looking to join a dynamic organisation with ideas, exciting networks within the health and academic sector, innovative community partnerships, a commitment to quality and a determined agenda to deliver sustainable health outcomes for the bush; send us your CV and application to join a not-for-profit NGO and make a difference.

The NSW ODGP vacancies for full-time Mental Health Nurses are based in the following locations. It is desirable that the Mental Health Nurse is MHNIP Australian College of Mental Health Nursing (ACHMN) credentialed or at a minimum committed to achieving ACMHN’s credentialing within the first year of service.

Highly attractive salary packages (based on CNC rate - $94,000 to 98,000 plus leave loading and superannuation) will be paid according to qualifications and experience and will be in line with the relevant modern awards. As a public benevolent health organisation, NSW Outback Division of General Practice Ltd employees are entitled to an attractive salary packaging component or remuneration.

Mental Health Nurse Vacancies:
Lightning Ridge NSW
Closing Date for Applications: 5pm Friday 29 June 2018

Click here to download: guidelines for applicantsposition description and application for employment

For more information and an application pack containing: guidelines for applicants, position specifications and position description please contact: Liam Rice, NSW Outback Division of General Practice on 0268 724 777 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


BHS

Mental Health Clinician

RPN3, P2, OT2, SW2

Youth Mental Health Service

Fixed Term - Full Time

(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO) until July 2019

 

Position No: 15680

Maternity Leave Relief Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Clinician to undertake a fixed term position in the Youth Mental Health Team.

Ballarat Health Services – Ballarat Mental Health Services (BHS – BMHS) is a dynamic Area Mental Health Service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

We are currently in the process of undergoing significant service reform with the active involvement and engagement of all staff in the service. This provides an opportunity to be involved in contributing to the development of an innovative, contemporary and person centred Mental Health Service. The service provides opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge, with a commitment to supporting ongoing professional development and supervision.

Ballarat is a great place to live, with low commuting times, a clean, safe environment and all the facilities you would expect from a regional city. With a population of around 100,000 residents Ballarat offers premium job opportunities, world-class education, affordable housing, exciting restaurants and retail options, accessible community services, beautiful heritage, first-class events and a great lifestyle for all. Lifestyle, investment and employment opportunities are all reasons why more than 2,000 people choose to relocate to Ballarat every year.

Clinicians who undertake a career at BHS - BMHS will find the role is both challenging and rewarding, with exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders and treatments experienced by young people aged (15-25) years. Our clinicians develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill in the provision of contemporary mental health treatment for clients and families, leading to many opportunities for career progression and advancement.

Applications are sought from candidates interested in developing specialist clinical skills in the area of mental health treatments. This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your mental health career.

If you want to work in a multi disciplinary team and provide evidence-based treatment to consumers and their families whilst working collaboratively with all services within Ballarat Health Services and the client’s community, we would be delighted to receive your application. For further enquiries please contact Janice Rouhan on 5320 3030.

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

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


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Director Nursing, Community and Acute Services

  • Nursing Leadership role
  • Growing Health Service
  • Based in Ipswich 40 minutes from the Brisbane CBD

About the role

A leadership position at West Moreton Hospital and Health Service gives you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in shaping the future of healthcare in our community. As our region increases dramatically in population, we are working to meet the challenges by improving our high care standards and becoming an established tertiary hospital that supports leading innovation. With a Health Service focused on empowerment, investing in people and great ideas, you’ll join a fresh, intelligent leadership team with ambitious goals and the ability to shape a bright healthcare future for West Moreton.

The Nursing Director, Community and Acute Services provides professional leadership to all nursing staff within Community and Acute Services, Mental Health and Specialised Services and operational leadership and management to the Adult Mental Health Unit and Older Persons Mental Health Service.  With the announcement of a new 50 bed mental health building for Ipswich, you will be joining our health service during a period of high growth and cultural change. A dynamic, compassionate and inspirational leader is now sought to support staff at all levels through the challenges that come with this. 

The Nursing Director will report directly to the Director of Operations with a professional report to the Executive Director, Nursing and Midwifery. Reporting to the Nursing Director are the Older Person Mental Health Nurse Unit Manager and the Adult Mental Health Nurse Unit Manager.

Apply

If you are ready to be part of a health service where you can shape our future, then a career with us could be for you.

For a confidential conversation regarding the role please contact Michelle Giles, Director of Operations, Community and Acute Service on 07 3813 6247 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information please visit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-WM06278424

Applications close on Sunday 1 July 2018 and will be assessed as received during the advertising period.

 


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Clinical Nurse (Adult Acute Inpatient Mental Health), Townsville Hospital and Health Service

About the role
This is your opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team in the Acute Mental Health Unit to provide care for all clients which is safe, of the highest quality possible and in accordance with established professional standards including the Standards of Practice for Australian Mental Health Nurses: 2011 and the 2010 National Standards for Mental Health Services.

In this position, you will assess, identify, plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate clinical care and provide professional supervision for nursing colleagues whilst providing a therapeutic environment conducive to the dignity and wellbeing of consumers. Perform a key role in coordinating and supervising the care provided by other members of the nursing team. This role includes the exercise of delegated operational responsibilities.

What's on offer?

  • Permanent full-time (Three positions)
  • Total remuneration package value up to $107,578.a.
  • Base salary range of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6-Band 1)
  • 5 weeks annual Recreational Leave with 17.5% loading
  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%
  • Professional development assistance (allowances and leave)
  • Salary sacrificing options may be available

Mandatory requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a required qualification for this position.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate. 

About the employer

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service includes 18 hospital and community campuses and 2 aged care facilities; it covers an area roughly two and a half times the size of France and provides complex, high level services to more than 600,000 residents across a wide range of specialities. The main hospital (TTH) facility is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital (the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland) and is the major teaching hospital for the James Cook University's schools of medicine, nursing and allied health and for the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Referrals are from across North Queensland, as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria and even overseas from Papua New Guinea. Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a 'person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.

Other information - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)
Roles that have a direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps are required to be immunised for Hepatitis B. Roles that have contact that would allow acquisition and/or transmission of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella or pertussis, and have face to face contact with patients and/or work in a clinical area require evidence of immunisation of the aforementioned diseases.

Enquiries: Corianne Richardson 07 4433 8000

Apply: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV277688

Applications close: 27 June 2018


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Clinical Nurse – The Lavender Mother and Baby Unit, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the role

Responsible and accountable for role-modelling excellent patient focused, evidence-based nursing care at an advanced level in a specified field of practice providing leadership, direction, and support to other nursing staff, students and the interdisciplinary team.  Provide clinical leadership utilising advanced clinical skills and knowledge, and problem solving skills.

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

  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), and hepatitis B.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A minimum of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma within a relevant specialty area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process.
  • Registered nurses working within Mental Health are to be credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental health nursing within an agreed period of time. 
  • Appointment or eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2016 is highly desirable.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe.
  • Professional affiliations related to the specialty are highly desirable.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time and permanent part time (several positions, hrs negotiable)
  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. $44.27 - $47.41 p.h.
  • 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!

How to apply

Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Tuesday, 19th June 2018. 

 

Job Ad reference: GC278388

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Damian Hughes (07) 5687 7064.

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

Closing Date: Tuesday, 19th June 2018.

 


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Nurse Unit Manager (Adult Mental Health Unit), West Moreton Hospital and Health Service

Ipswich CBD, QLD

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 Adult Mental Health Unit is a 28 bed unit which includes 4 High Dependency beds. The Nurse Unit Manager actively manages patient flow, human, physical and financial resources and service planning.

For further information please visit our site: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-WM06278426

Salary: $107,804 - $117,037 per annum base salary

Contact: Michelle Giles

Phone number: 07 3813 6240

Closing date: Monday 18 June 2018


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Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit

Monash Health Casey Hospital

  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time - Associate Nurse Manager Position in Mental Health
  • Be part of the Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit as it expands its capacity within the physically growing Casey hospital
  • Lead by example & mentor a stable team committed to driving Mental Health awareness & play a key part in client’s recovery journey

About you

Providing the best possible care and striving for excellence in being a clinical nursing expert are amongst the reasons that keep you coming back to work. You understand the importance of service delivery and improvement. Amongst your rewards is the satisfaction of providing comfort and assistance and best outcomes for your patients.

For further details and to APPLY, CLICK HERE

Applications close 22/06/2018


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Mental Health Nurse
76.0 hours per fortnight (negotiable)
Twelve months fixed term

The Position
This position sits within the Bendigo Community Health Services (BCHS) Mental Health team and headspace
Bendigo. The primary focus of the teams is to support the health and well-being of consumers through
services and linkages, improve community awareness and understanding of issues and the impact on their
mental health, lead coordinated care and referral pathways internally and externally across a range of
multidisciplinary services.


This position will work closely with BCHS and headspace staff, in collaboration with the General
Practitioners, to provide high quality clinical mental health assessments and care coordination for
consumers with a complex mental illness.


The successful applicant will have:-

  1. Current nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. An approved tertiary qualification as a Mental Health Nurse (credentialed with the Australian
    College of Mental Health Nurses). 
  3. Demonstrated experience in leading comprehensive and integrated care coordination and the ability to work independently. 
  4. The ability to develop care plans, coordinate care with other services and advocate for consumer needs.
    Strong knowledge of services available for consumers in Bendigo who have a mental illness.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public
Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020.

For further information about the position call Jenny Singe, Director - headspace Operations and Services on
03 5434 5345.

Bendigo Community Health Services encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds and
abilities.

Applications addressing the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ should be marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and sent to
Human Resources by one of the following means:

By Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
By Mail: Post Office Box 1121 Bendigo Central Vic 3552
By Hand: 171 Hargreaves Street Bendigo
By Fax: (03) 5441 4200


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Mental Health Nurse Specialist

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 $114,879 - $123,297

(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 $159,000 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and remote locality and salary sacrifice provisions.

Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Team - Nhulunbuy

Fixed term for 12 months vacancy

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

Quote vacancy number:            2462

Vacancy closing date:               26 June 2018

 

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

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from 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

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


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Clinical Nurse – Adult and Older Person Mental Health, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Online Job ad Summary:

Adult and Older Person Mental Health are looking for a Clinical Nurse to join the team.

About the role

Responsible and accountable for role-modelling excellent patient focused, evidence-based nursing care at an advanced level in a specified field of practice providing leadership, direction, and support to other nursing staff, students and the interdisciplinary team.  Provide clinical leadership utilising advanced clinical skills and knowledge, and problem solving skills.

Requirements of the role

  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: [measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), [hepatitis B].
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A minimum of a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma within a relevant specialty area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process.
  • Registered nurses working within Mental Health are to be credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental health nursing within an agreed period of time.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe.
  • Professional affiliations related to the specialty are highly desirable.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time
  • A base salary ranging from $87,796 - $94,010 per annum
  • 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

Orchid Unit Older Persons Acute Inpatient Unit (OOPAIU) provide assessment, collaborative treatment and discharge planning for people generally over the age of 65, who present with acute, severe and complex psychiatric disorders and whose assessed level of risk and limited social supports makes alternative inpatient or community care inappropriate.

 

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

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

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

How to apply

Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Wednesday 13th June 2018. 

 

Job Ad reference: GC275920

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Contact Name (07) Michael Fishwick.

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

Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 June 2018.

 


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Nurse Practitioner - Older Persons Mental Health Community Team (OPMHCT) Intensive Treatment Service

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Canberra Hospital and Health Services
Mental Health, Justice Health, Alcohol and Drug Services
Older Persons Mental Health Community Team

Registered Nurse Level 4.2

Salary Range: $122,486 (PN: 19393)

ACT Health is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. The Division delivers services at a number of locations, including hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community health centres, detention centres, other community settings including peoples’ homes. These services include: Rehabilitation and Speciality Mental Health Services; Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS); Adult Acute Mental Health Services (AAMHS); Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS); Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Justice Health Services (JHS).

Overview of the work area and position: Older Persons Mental Health Community Team (OPMHCT) provides contemporary mental health services for people over the age of 65 who present with moderate to severe mental health presentations and conditions of ageing. OPMHCT provides evidence-based assessment and interventions with a recovery focus. The Nurse Practitioner position will work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary assertive community outreach team to enhance access to comprehensive mental health assessment, treatment and clinical care to support older persons to be discharged from hospital and provides increased levels of support for older persons who are becoming unwell in the community with the aim of preventing unnecessary hospital admissions. This role will provide assessment, evidence based treatment and clinical management to people, within a recovery framework, facilitate group work and provide leadership and support to registered nurses, allied health professionals and allied health assistants. The role will also require the team member to undertake professional development and supervision, participate in quality initiatives and contribute to the multidisciplinary team processes. The Nurse Practitioner will report operationally to the Team Manager and professionally to the Director of Nursing of the Division. To be successful in this position, you will have a demonstrated track record of working in a multi-disciplined team environment and supporting and contributing to a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages collaborative teamwork and complies with all the applicable regulatory and legislative requirements set out for such a role. The successful candidate will be required to be available to work within all program areas of Rehabilitation and Specialty Mental Health Services as service needs arise.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Be registered as a Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with no conditions or undertaking relating to unsatisfactory professional performance or unprofessional conduct; endorsed as a nurse practitioner with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). Successful completion of an NMBA approved program of study leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner or a program that is substantially equivalent to an NMBA approved program of study leading to endorsement as a nurse practitioner as determined by the NMBA. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check and comply with ACT Health occupational screening requirements related to immunisation.

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

 Contact Officer: David Jackson-Hope (02) 6207 8331 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au

Applications Close: 07 June 2018


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Nurse Educator – Safety, Education, Risk and Quality Unit (SERQU), Townsville Hospital and Health Service

About the role
The Nurse Educator (SERQU) role is to develop, implement, deliver, coordinate and evaluate high standard mental health education that has a focus on multi-disciplinary clinical skill development and supports the capacity building of staff and communities. The Nurse Educator will promote improved understanding of mental health and mental illness with staff and community, addressing required outcomes in line with Health Service, Service Group, National and State Policies, Plan and Strategies.

This position works collaboratively with education staff and staff with an education role within the Townsville Mental Health Service Group, Program Managers, Team Leaders, Senior Clinicians and Discipline Seniors in the facilitation of training programs across the Service Group.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a required qualification for this position.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate. 
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a class “C” motor vehicle


Highly Desirable

  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) or willingness to undertake and complete the requirements for certification as Credentialed Mental Health Nurse.
  • Appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) under the Mental Health Act 2016 or willingness to undertake and complete the requirements for appointment.
  • Possession of relevant tertiary qualifications in education including Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

What's on offer?

  • Permanent full-time
  • Total remuneration package value up to $133,928p.a.
  • Base salary range of $107,804 - $117,037p.a. (Nurse Grade 7)
  • 5 weeks annual Recreational Leave with 17.5% loading
  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%
  • Professional development assistance (allowances and leave)
  • Salary sacrificing options may be available

About the employer
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service includes 18 hospital and community campuses and 2 aged care facilities; it covers an area roughly two and a half times the size of France and provides complex, high level services to more than 600,000 residents across a wide range of specialities. The main hospital (TTH) facility is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital (the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland) and is the major teaching hospital for the James Cook University's schools of medicine, nursing and allied health and for the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Referrals are from across North Queensland, as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria and even overseas from Papua New Guinea. Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a 'person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.

Other information - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)
Roles that have a direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps are required to be immunised for Hepatitis B. Roles that have contact that would allow acquisition and/or transmission of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella or pertussis, and have face to face contact with patients and/or work in a clinical area require evidence of immunisation of the aforementioned diseases.

Enquiries: Mark Fakes 07 4433 8125

Apply: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV276030

Applications close: Wednesday 13 June 2018


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Mental Health Nurse

  • Work with a leading provider of mental health recovery services
  • Community based setting, working with people living in the community
  • Week day, business hours

A Mental Health Nurse is a registered nurse who holds a recognised specialist qualification in mental health (nursing).  Taking a holistic approach, guided by evidence, the Mental Health Nurse works in collaboration with people who have mental health issues, their family and community, towards recovery as defined by the individual (ACMHN, 2010, p. 5).

The RFT Mental Health Nurse provide services and activities related to the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program (MHNIP).  The purpose of the MHNIP is to provide clinical care and treatment services to adults with complex and severe mental illness in a primary care setting.

  • Provide services to adults with complex and severe mental illness.  Services may include:  care/support coordination, medication management and support, recovery-based interventions and referrals to other services and programs.
  • Work closely with primary care providers to identify and refer eligible people.
  • Work within the processes and guidelines provided by RFT to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service (and program).
  • Actively manage case load to increase access and throughput to the program
  • Maintain appropriate and up to date service records and documentation.
  • Contribute to data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Work in collaboration with the broader RFT Clinical Services Team and other stakeholders as required.

For a confidential conversation about the role please call Lisa - People and Culture Manager on 0459 263 733. For a copy of the position description please visit https://rft.org.au/jobs/ 

To apply for the position please email your covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RFT is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect, regardless of ethnicity, gender, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status or physical or mental ability. 


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Registered Nurses – Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Wide Bay Mental Health & Specialised Services, Bundaberg Hospital, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. Salary between $67,295 - $86,316 p.a. (f/t) or salary rates: $33.94 - $43.53 p.h. (p/t) (Nurse Grade 5) (Several full time and part time positions, hours negotiable) (Applications will remain current for twelve months)

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

Enquiries: Catherine Dingsdag (07) 4303 8611

Job Ad Reference: H1805WB276731

Application Kit: (07) 4150 2066 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Thursday 31 May 2018


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Job Ref: 653673 – Country Mental Health, Candidate Pool

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, various locations
  • Ongoing and Temporary – Full time and Part time
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: (pro-rata)
  • Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist: $86,052 - $99,495 pa – AHP2; $66,603 - $81,572 pa – AHP1
  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager: $100,615 - $109,183 pa – RN2; Clinical Nurse: $85,595 - $109,183 pa – RN2
  • Mental Health Nurse: $73,735 - $101,273 pa – RN1

 

Country Health SA Local Health Network is seeking motivated and enthusiastic mental health professionals and nurses

to provide high quality health care to consumers in a variety of regional locations.

Joining the Country Mental Health Candidate Pool, you will assist with providing evidenced-based, recovery-oriented services that meet the needs of consumers in the local community. Providing integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, you will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Advocating on behalf of consumers with a mental illness, you will ensure consumers are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their mental health care.

Country Health SA Mental Health embraces strengths-based approaches and the principles of positive psychology and aims to be a flourishing mental health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the community it serves. Employees of Country Health SA receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support. Enjoying a friendly country lifestyle, you will be able to help consumers navigate their own path to achieve wellness whilst building positive long-term relationships with consumers and their local community.

The following positions are available:

  • Mental Health Provisional Psychologist – AHP1
  • Mental Health Psychologist – AHP2
  • Mental Health Social Worker – AHP1
  • Mental Health Social Worker – AHP2
  • Mental Health Occupational Therapist – AHP1
  • Mental Health Occupational Therapist – AHP2
  • Mental Health Nurse – RN1
  • Mental Health Clinical Nurse – RN2
  • Mental Health Associate Nurse Unit Manager – RN2

For appointment as a Registered Nurse, you will need to be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. For appointment as an Allied Health professional, you will need to hold a recognised qualification in Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology and have eligibility for membership of the relevant professional association. You will bring experience in providing a broad range of clinical and consultative services across a range of service settings, including one-on-one, group based and health promotion activities. Demonstrating a commitment to providing consumer and family-centred care, you will bring the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting.

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: Friday 30 November 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 653673


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Health Careers & Opportunities 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

MENTAL HEALTH NURSE SPECIALIST

Nurse 4 Remuneration Package Range $114,879 - $123,297

(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 $159,000 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and salary sacrifice provisions

Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Adult Team – Darwin/Palmerston

Several Ongoing vacancies available

The Top End Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, is looking for Clinical Nurse Specialists (Mental Health) for the Adult Teams Darwin and Palmerston Offices. These positions will provide a holistic mental health service to the community, clients and their families in accordance with the Australian Health Minister’s Advisory Council Standards, Australian Council of Mental Health Nurses & National Standards for Mental Health Nursing Practice.

The successful applicants will have a demonstrated ability to function as a Community Mental Health Nurse in the provision of a quality service to clients with serious mental illness and complex needs in a community setting, including the ability to conduct assessments of risk and needs and to formulate care plans. They will also have proven ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team, including skills in negotiation, conflict resolution and inter-agency collaboration.

Quote vacancy number: 2304

For further information on the above position please contact Adele Northwood on 08 8999 4988 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Vacancy closing date: 31 May 2018

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

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au

Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from 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

PICTURE YOUR LIFE OUT HERE – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au


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

About the role

Provide nursing leadership in proactively managing and coordinating clinical practice and the provision of human, financial and material resources in accordance with organisational goals, ensuring a cost effective nursing service focused on providing exceptional, evidence-based patient care.

Requirements of the role

  • 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: insert relevant VPD categories as required by HR Policy B1 [measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B].
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A post-graduate qualification in relevant area of specialty will be highly regarded.
  • 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.
  • Completion of a graduate program or equivalent (i.e. 1 year experience) is required.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short timeframe.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent part time (several part time positions, hours negotiable)
  • A base salary ranging from $33.93 - $43.53 per hour
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!

About the unit

The Mental Health and Specialist Services Directorate provide a range of services that are both community and hospital based. Service areas include Adult and Older Persons Mental Health inpatient and community services and Child and Youth Mental Health services.  Specialist services include Homeless Health Outreach, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Offender Health, Interdisciplinary Persistent Pain Centre and Alcohol and Drug Services.

The adult inpatient units provide high quality, specialist, acute, inpatient mental health service for consumers aged between 25-80 years. This care is consistent with current National and State Mental Health Policy Frameworks and accepted standards of professional and clinical care. 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. Inpatient units also work with the safewards model. Pandanus Unit and Melaleuca Unit are 24-bed facility consisting of 6 Intensive Care Area (ICA) beds and 18 Open Acute Care area beds. Care and treatment in the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit is consumer focussed, multidisciplinary, comprehensive and collaborative.

 

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

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

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

How to apply

Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Friday 18th May 2018. 

Job Ad reference: GC275612

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.


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Director of Nursing, Mental Health Services
Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, SA Health

  • New Nursing Leadership role
  • Strong Governance focus
  • Growing Health Service


A new position of Director of Nursing, Mental Health Service has been created at the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network to provide senior nursing leadership for the implementation of new strategic and operational directions for the service. 

A dynamic, resilient, compassionate and inspirational leader is now sought to support staff at all levels through the challenges inherent in significant cultural and structural change. Strong frameworks for clinical governance, contemporary practice and accountability for quality patient care along with new models of care are being implemented across the service.

The Director of Nursing will work in collaboration with the Divisional Director (Medical). Reporting directly to the Director of Nursing are the Nursing Director, Older Person’s Mental Health; the Nursing Director, Forensic Mental Health; the Nursing Director, Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services; and the Senior Manager Allied Health Services and Community Mental Health.

For more information, contact Principal Consultant, Kate Wallwork on +61 (0)410 052 125 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

To obtain selection documentation, visit: https://hardygroupintl.com/job/50/

Applications close: Friday 25 May 2018


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Clinical Nurse Consultant – Early Psychosis Team, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Mental Health and Specialist Services, Robina, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service. 

About the role

The Early Psychosis Service, Child and Youth Mental Health is looking for a Clinical Nurse Consultant to join their small, busy team seeing young people and their families across the Gold Coast.   The Early Psychosis Services provide a confidential service to young people aged between 15 and 24 who are experiencing first episode psychosis.  The service provides intensive, assertive outreach, whilst working to minimise the stigma associated with psychosis. Staff recognise the impact of distress and trauma on both the young person and their family.

The successful applicant will:

  • Provide advanced level comprehensive and flexible mental health clinical services to adolescents/young adults and their family/carers including assessment, formulation, treatment planning, intervention and evaluation of clinical care
  • Manage a highly complex caseload with infrequent need for direct clinical practice supervision and provide independent professional knowledge and expertise, including adaptation of standard practices to non-routine or unusual clinical matters, using an evidence based perspective
  • Maintain current, high quality clinical practice knowledge, skills and expertise by actively contributing to, and participating in, professional development activities including practice supervision
  • Provide clinical practice supervision as required and exercise independent professional judgement within scope of practice
  • Assist the Team Leader and others in activities to evaluate and ensure the 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 Early Psychosis Team
  • Participate in the performance appraisal and development of nursing staff as arranged with the Team Leader
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and reviewing of clinical programs, interventions, outcome data and key performance indicators as they relate to the Early Psychosis Service.
  • Undertake responsibility for a portfolio consistent with skill level and level of practice.

On offer

  • A base salary ranging from $107,804 to $117,037
  • Up to 12.75% employer super contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And much more!

About the Unit

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service is a free, confidential service provided by Gold Coast Health. Our service is available to children and young people from birth to 25 years and their families who live in the Gold Coast region. Our clinics offer multi-disciplinary teams who are experienced in understanding and working with the emotional, psychological and behavioural problems facing children, young people and their families. Our treating population is highly diverse and mobile. We have strong networks to our community and other government partners including Headspace Early Psychosis services and drug and alcohol intervention providers.

 

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 31st May 2018. 

Job Ad reference: GC274263

Enquiries: Jo Finnegan (07) 5635 7000.

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

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018.

 


 

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Registered Nurse – Mental Health

Are you a registered nurse with previous experience in Mental Health? Full time, part time, contract and permanent opportunities exist to join the 1,600 strong Mental Health service at Hunter New England Health.

We offer group and individual clinical supervision, a comprehensive orientation program and access to ongoing education and training. The focus of clinical work is around therapeutic engagement working with a diverse range of clinical presentations. As part of the broader Hunter New England Mental Health District there is also scope to move within the service and we promote rotation of staff when opportunities are available.

The Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is an 8 bed, purpose built, secure inpatient unit providing specialist mental health care to persons in an acute stage of mental illness. The PICU is staffed by a multidisciplinary team providing nursing, medical, social work and occupational therapy input. The unit is part of a 100 bed inpatient facility which provides specialist mental health inpatient services to adult, aged and mental health and substance abuse dual diagnosis patients.

Mater Mental Health Centre offer group and individual clinical supervision, a comprehensive orientation program and access to ongoing education and training. The focus of clinical work is around therapeutic engagement working with a diverse range of clinical presentations.

Working within the Excellence framework of service delivery and have a comprehensive Model of Care and PICU specific Operations Manual that guides and supports our practice. We are co-located on the site of the Mater General Hospital in Newcastle.

Newcastle is the second largest city in NSW located a two hour drive from Sydney on the coast. It boasts beautiful beaches, scenic coastal landscape and has a large range of cultural and recreational activities. Teamed with its mild winters, diverse economy and numerous educational facilities it is the perfect place to raise a family – or grow your career. Make the move today to experience:

  • A shorter commute
  • Array of living options – beach, bay or lake
  • A strong, friendly, welcoming community

Rachel Towns, PICU A/Nurse Manager
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Phone: 0401 552 411

Michael Bruce, Manager, Psychiatric Emergency Service
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Phone: 0400 901 975

Apply online: https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/hnelhd/jobs/registered-nurse-5011 


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Multiple employment opportunities available for full time, part time and casual staff at Palmerston regional hospital and Royal Darwin hospital

Registered Nurse / Midwife (Nurse Level 2 RDO)
Acute and Primary Health Care, Department of Health
Full Time, Ongoing
$64,930 - $85,903
Position No: 72171963

Primary Objective: Provides high quality, culturally sensitive nursing/midwifery care to clients within procedural/ policy guidelines of the relevant agency/health care setting, to achieve best patient outcomes.

Context Statement: Top End Health Service (TEHS) comprises of Acute Care Services (Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH), Katherine Hospital, Gove Distract Hospital and the soon to be open Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH)) and Primary Health Care (PHC) – urban and remote. The opportunities and challenges and in health an community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health, urban tertiary care, trauma/disaster management and chronic disease management. TEHS works closely with its academic partners and has strong links to other nationally recognised research organisations.

There are opportunities for experienced and dedicated Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives (RN/M) for the following areas: Midwifery (ward and delivery suite), Renal Dialysis (acute and outpatient), General Medicine, Oncology and Haematology, Chemotherapy (outpatient), General Surgery, Orthopaedics and Trauma and Intensive Care, Paediatrics, Emergency Department, Rehabilitation, Mental Health/Alcohol and Other Drugs and PHC (remote, urban and correctional services).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Accurately conducts comprehensive and systematic assessments, analysing information and data and communicates outcomes as the basis for practice.
2. Plans are developed in partnership with the client and health care team, they are based on appraisal of comprehensive, relevant information, and evidence that is documented and communicated.
3. Obtains support and advice regarding performance expectations, management of clients and application of policies and procedures, from more senior RN/M as required.
4. Accountable for the planning, provision and communication of nursing/midwifery care to an allocated group of clients, including the evaluation and required revision of practice based on agreed priorities, goals, plans and outcomes.
5. Follows defined service quality standards, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
6. Foster a positive workplace culture through role modelling appropriate behaviour.

Selection Criteria:

Essential:
1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife with Annual Practising Certificate with NMBA.
2. Collaboratively works with clients, organisations and the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure best clinical outcomes.
3. Uses effective communication skills to engage others in a mature, confident manner to achieve positive client outcomes, including providing information and/or advice on clinical issues within the RN/M scope of practice.
4. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural issues, influences and sensitivities that influence nursing/midwifery care provision for clients and families.
5. Knowledge and application of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) principles in a health care setting.
6. Knowledge of legislation and scope of practice which governs nursing practice.

Contact: Nursing Recruitment on 08 8922 8118 or 08 8922 7746 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Agency Information http://www.health.nt.gov.au

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications: click here

Please submit CV, completed application form and summary letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 08 89228118 for more information.

Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicle nor whilst working off-site. The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is relevant to the position.
Several full time and part time vacancies are available in Darwin and Palmerston.

Approved: December 2017 Adj. Assoc. Prof Sue Hawes – Executive Director Nursing & Midwifery TEHS