• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural & Remote Mental Health Service, Glenside
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $64,313 – $72,394 – ENC; $69,295 – $77,730 – END – Multiple positions: Perm F/T

You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services across the multidisciplinary Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network Mental Health Service. Providing services appropriate to the needs of consumers, you will contribute to the delivery of integrated clinical mental health care within acute Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit and Inpatient service settings. Working with individuals where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds, you will recognise and respond to clinical deterioration or other incidents and escalate appropriately. You will be working under the direction and supervision of an experienced clinician within the region. At all times you will retain responsibility for your actions and be accountable for providing appropriate mental health care. Engaging with consumers to provide person-centred care, you will assist other members of the health care team, including overseeing the work of students.

You will be enrolled or eligible for enrolment as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. This will be supported by experience, within the boundaries of your education and skill preparation, in the provision of mental health nursing care in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. You will bring the ability to use modern digital and mobile technology and to document information clearly and accurately. Effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential. Along with an ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information, you will demonstrate empathy and understanding with people suffering from a mental illness.

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 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: 782987

782987 – Enrolled Nurse – Mental Health (Multiple Positions).pdf


Applications close: 28/1/2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 782987

Closing Date for Applications: 28/1/2022
Name of Contact Person: Carolyn Manhire
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7087 1610