• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural & Remote Mental Health Service, Glenside
  • Salary: $79,998 – $101,120 p.a. – Multiple positions: Perm F/T (working over a 7 day roster) – RN/RM2C

Utilising your highly developed experience and knowledge in mental health nursing, you will provide mental health services to patients of the Rural and Remote Inpatient Units (open and closed ward), located at Glenside. Your role at this level will be predominantly clinical in nature, and you will monitor consumer care plans to ensure appropriate outcomes are achieved on a daily basis. Working within pre-determined guidelines, you will assess consumers, select and implement different therapeutic interventions and support programs, and evaluate consumer progress. As an experienced member of the team, you will oversee the provision of nursing care and act to resolve local or immediate service delivery problems. You will promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with the Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent, acting as a resource person based on your mental health nursing knowledge, experience and skills. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others, and for the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate along with a relevant postgraduate qualification in Mental Health practice. With a proven track record of experience in mental health nursing practice, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the mental health setting. You will need to have sound knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, industrial agreements, standards, codes, ethics and competency standards, National Mental Health Strategy, Mental Health Standards and relevant legislation.

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.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 783001

 783001 – Clinical Nurse – Mental Health (Multiple Positions) amended (3).pdf


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 783001

Closing Date for Applications: 20 May 2022
Name of Contact Person: Carolyn Manhire
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7087 1610