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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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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.

 

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 ServiceDarwin/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 Lisa Scarff on 08 8999 4988 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vacancy closing date:     23/08/2018

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.

Department of Health is a Smoke Free Workplace

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


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Nurse Practitioner – Physical Health

  • RPN5 (Candidate) or RPN6 (Endorsed Nurse Practitioner)
  • Full-time - 80 hours per fortnight with ADO
  • Based at St Kilda Road Clinic
  • Ongoing appointment

 

THE DEPARTMENT

Alfred Community Psychiatry is committed to improving the physical health of clients with chronic physical health conditions by improving the coordination of physical health care and in promoting service wide interventions beyond the assessment and screening phase.

This has led to the development of this new specialist Nurse Practitioner (candidate) role, aimed at improving the physical health outcomes of clients by promoting; health screening, assessment, treatment, care coordination, capacity building and linkage to primary and acute health care.

THE ROLE

We are seeking an experience Mental Health Nurse who is passionate about improving the physical health outcomes of people with serious mental illness, and who is either a Nurse Practitioner or committed to undertaking the Advanced Practice (Nurse Practitioner) Masters. Alfred Psychiatry has experience in developing Nurse Practitioner roles, and the person in this position will be well supported within a clinical supervision and scope of practice framework.

SKILLS + EXPERIENCE 

  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant speciality
  • Current endorsement by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Nurse Practitioner, having completed a Masters of Nurse Practitioner OR Currently completing a relevant master’s qualification and seeking a candidacy within the specialities of mental health and primary care
  • Relevant experience in clinical assessment and treatment in the areas of psychiatry and chronic disease management

BENEFITS 

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • Great work/life balance

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, follow this link https://careers.alfredhealth.org.au/jobs reference 11048

For a confidential discussion or more detail on the role please contact Susanne Birks on 03 9076 9888

Applications close 20th August 2018

Due to additional funding, a range of exciting opportunities exist for passionate mental health clinicians to join our service. Please visit our careers page for other opportunities within our service.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au


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TV283507 Registered Nurse (Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit)

About the role

The Registered Nurse (RN) SMHRU provides direct nursing care utilising clinical skills, education and support, encompassing purposeful evidenced based practice interventions to patients and clients, recognising safety of all. The RN will demonstrate an understanding of different populations having differing needs, and particular consideration must be given to how best meet these unique and diverse needs within a SMHRU, focusing on recovery offering opportunities to maximise each individual's personal journey in an environment that is accessible, flexible and responsive instilling hope, healing and empowerment for all.

What's on offer?

  • Remuneration package of up to $98,774 p.a. comprising salary range of $67,295 - $86,316 p.a. (Nurse Grade 5), 5 weeks recreational leave with loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Other employment benefits offered may include: salary sacrificing, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) and registration with AHPRA.
  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (or willingness to undertake and complete the requirements).
  • While not mandatory, eligibility for appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner under the Mental Health Act 2000 would be well regarded.
  • C class motor vehicle licence.

About the location

Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle Townsville offers stunning natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle… Townsville offers families, couples and individuals a place to call home.

To apply: visit Smart Jobs and Careers

Enquires: Sue Froggatt 07 4433 3880

Closing Date: Wednesday 8 August 2018

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

 


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TV283485 Clinical Nurse (Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit)

About the role

The Clinical Nurse (SMHRU) position provides direct nursing care utilising clinical skills, education and support, encompassing purposeful evidenced based practice interventions to patients and clients, recognising safety of all. A key role is coordinating and supervising the care of all consumers provided be other members of both the nursing and the multidisciplinary team.

What's on offer?

  • Remuneration package of up to $107,578 p.a. comprising salary range of $87,796 - $94,010 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6), 5 weeks recreational leave with loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Other employment benefits offered may include: salary sacrificing, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) and registration with AHPRA.
  • Relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing would be highly desirable.
  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses.
  • Appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) under the Mental Health Act 2000 or the willingness to undertake and complete the requirements for appointment.
  • C class motor vehicle licence.

About the location

Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle Townsville offers stunning natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle… Townsville offers families, couples and individuals a place to call home.

To apply: visit Smart Jobs and Careers

Enquires: Sue Froggatt 07 4433 3880

Closing Date: Wednesday 8 August 2018

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


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TV282032 Clinical Nurse Consultant (Palm Island)

About the role

This is an opportunity with the Palm Island Community Mental Health Service, experience working in a remote setting with an Indigenous client group. You will provide an advanced standard of mental health nursing interventions to consumers with serious mental health problems and their families in community whilst contributing at a clinical leadership level to effective and efficient service delivery. There is the expectation of collaboration with consumers, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team to provide evidenced based practice and education within a recovery model of care.

What's on offer?

  • Remuneration package of up to $133,928 p.a. comprising salary range of $108,804 - $117,037 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7), five weeks recreational leave with loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).
  • RANIP (Remote Area Nursing Incentive Package) with accommodation provided.
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Other employment benefits offered may include: salary sacrificing, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

Working on Palm Island

In the Townsville Hospital and Health Service, we recognise that looking after people's health involves occupations as diverse as food services staff, receptionists, security officers, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, to name but a few. Our workplaces are progressive, and our workforce grows with the opportunities presented by new challenges and change. Our staff value their collegial relationships, career opportunities, their satisfying work, and being part of an organisation that strives for excellence.

As an employee on ‘Palm', you will be contributing to health service provision in an area with unique needs. The Australian Government has signalled a need to “close the gap”, a gap that exists in health standards between Aboriginal (and Torres Strait Islander) peoples and other populations. Since Palm Island is almost exclusively populated by Aboriginal peoples, every health service employee plays an important role in making a real difference there. Staff members contribute not only through using their health service expertise, but also their cultural capability.

About the successful applicant

  • Bachelor of Nursing (or equivalent) and registration with AHPRA
  • Credentialed with the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing (ACMHN) would be highly regarded
  • Appointment as an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) under the Mental Health Act 2000 would be highly regarded
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a 'C' class motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required.

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.

Please no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.

To apply: visit Smart Jobs and Careers

Enquires: David Johnston 0408 007 140

Closing Date: Thursday 9 August 2018


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Mental Health Clinician

Central Queensland Rural Health (CQRH)

Allied Health Services Program
Central Queensland Region, Queensland


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We offer:

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

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


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Job Ref: 667395 – Mental Health, Registered Nurse/Clinical Nurse

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Mental Health Services, Adelaide
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $73,735 - $101,273 - RN/RM1; $85,595 - $109,183 - RN/RM2 - Perm F/T

Working within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and National Standards, you will deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to mental health consumers. The provision of education, counselling and group work are considered essential components of care which are directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery.

Your role will involve consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations to provide services that are culturally sensitive to the needs of people and enable them to make decisions concerning their mental health. You will provide skilled mental health nursing care to consumers using recovery based principles to address mental health, physical health and social needs, using a strengths approach. Acting as a resource person based on your skills and experience, you will be responsible for providing support and guidance to newer and less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.

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 the care of individuals with complex mental health needs, you will have a commitment to consumer and carer participation in mental health care. Creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the mental health setting, you will ideally bring experience in the supervision of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses.

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: 27 July 2018

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 667395

Contact:

Margaret Haarsma

08 7425 3947

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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse Positions, North Coast NSW

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

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

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

These vacancies provide opportunities for Full-time, Part-time and Casual positions. Employees will be renumerated under the rates stipulated in the Nurses Award 2010 Level 3, Pay-point 4 and are also negotiable based on skills and experience. Part-time and Casual position hours are flexible and can be negotiated with the Manager.

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

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


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Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Team Leader

Permanent Full Time

Classification – Health Service Manager Level 2

Salary $93,099 - $110,442 pa

Recruitment Number – REQ51893

FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS:

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

For an Application Kit or to apply online please go to

https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/fwlhd

Closing date 26.7.2018


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Mental Health Drug and Alcohol – Clinical Nurse Consultant

Permanent Full Time

Classification – Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1

Salary $107,305 - $109,409 pa

Recruitment Number – REQ51757

FOR THE ABOVE POSITIONS:

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

For an Application Kit or to apply online please go to

https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/fwlhd

Closing date 26.7.2018


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Mental Health Nurse

  • Be a part of a team that is developing a new model of Mental Health care.
  • Extensive experience working in mental health settings
  • South Brisbane, Queensland. Permanent Part-Time

Come and be a part of a new, nurse-led mental health team as we build a service that supports mental health care within the community and primary sector.

About the role

The Mental Health Nurse (MHN) will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to deliver focused mental health nursing service for individuals with mental health disorders in a community care setting.

You will be working within a recovery based framework supporting GPs and community based psychiatrists to care for their mentally ill clients.

The position offers opportunity to work with complex presentations and has a multicultural client base and a working relationship with headspace supporting young adults and the gender diverse community.

The Right fit

You will deliver clinical care coordination and treatment services and provide targeted short-term specialised support to address our client's needs and goals as well as facilitating and coordinating access to other health and community support agencies. The role will monitor and regularly review medication administration and management, liaising with family and carers as appropriate.

You will have:

  • Extensive experience working in mental health settings (or similar)
  • Experience managing clients with severe and persistent mental health conditions and complex needs.
  • Highly developed communication (including written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to engage people who are hard to reach and advocate on their behalf.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, clients, carers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to use a desktop computer, with familiarity with the Microsoft Windows environment and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Capacity to learn how to use a new clinical software package for keeping of electronic client records.
  • Current Driver's License.

 Mandatory

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with a current annual practicing certificate.
  • Current credentialing as a Mental Health Nurse through the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses or commitment to work towards.

 About us

 Founded in 1907, Aftercare is the longest serving national mental health charity. We provide wide range of services supporting people's journeys to social and emotional wellbeing.

Aftercare is a values-driven organisation. Our people are passionate about their work. Our culture is professional, fun, friendly, rewarding and collaborative. We have over 500 staff in 40 locations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

 We offer:

Aftercare supports a culture of reflective practice and through our internal suite of training packages are well positioned to support you attaining or maintaining your Mental Health Nurse Credentialing.

  • Competitive salary package including tax-effective salary packaging
  • Paid parental leave and flexible working conditions
  • Commitment to your ongoing learning & development 

Apply now

To apply please follow the below job link and complete the online application form, attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role/s.

https://hcm613.peoplestreme.net/Aftercare28as2017/erec_candidate_job.asp?id=2853&src=ext

Applications Close Midnight 10th August 2018

 


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Clinical Nurse Educator (520127)

Tasmanian Health Service

Mental Health and State Wide Services

Risdon Prison Hospital

Are you interested in working in the field you love? Would you like to grow with an organization that offers professional development opportunities? An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Nurse educator to join our Forensic Health team within the Risdon Prison Hospital.

Tasmania offers a great work life balance. Consider a lifestyle with affordable real estate, easy commuting, quality education and all the services you would expect in a major city.  There are world class arts, music, festivals and endless culinary delights.  Tasmanians are privileged to have world class heritage, wilderness and pristine beaches on their doorstep.  

Statewide Mental Health Services (SMHS)

SMHS offers rewarding careers with ongoing professional learning and development opportunities.  We also offer a supportive and dynamic work environment that offers the benefit of Salary Packaging.

The Risdon Prison Hospital is based at Risdon Vale, Tasmania, and operates under the direction of Tasmania's Forensic Mental Health Services. The complex provides community and inpatient mental health assessment, treatment and case management for offenders (or people at risk of offending) who have a mental disorder. Clients are provided with contemporary, professional and highly specialised psychiatric care and treatment so that their condition is well managed.

Salary: $93,109 to $98,010 per annum.

Please note that this position attracts a 6.5% Correctional Health Allowance, and access to free parking on-site. Relocation assistance may also be offered to the successful candidate.

Period of Employment: Commencing as soon as possible.

The Role:  As our main Clinical Nurse Educator, you will report directly to the Director of Nursing for the Forensic Health Service. You will assist in the daily running of the unit in collaboration with Nurse Unit Managers, Clinical Nurse Consultants and the Manager of Inpatient Mental Health and Correctional Health Services. You will be responsible for the provision of direction and support to the nursing staff, as well as developing, implementing and evaluating education strategies for the Community Forensic Health team. To achieve desired outcomes, you will work in accordance with Primary Health care principles and ensure that they are delivered in a timely manner.

We are looking for a dynamic educator who is creative and enthusiastic, and will deliver training that will resonate with the learner. You will have an ability to communicate with influence and motivate staff to engage in the learning process and be excited to improve their skills. Your commitment and ability to provide the highest levels of clinical care will see you succeed in this challenging and rewarding environment.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Kathryn Gregory on (03) 6166 0502 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.  Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application. 

Applications close: 29 July 2018 at 11:55pm

Vacancy No. 5201


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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
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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, Nyngan 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

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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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:

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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

  • 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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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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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