• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural & Remote Mental Health Service, location negotiable
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $125,813 – $131,437 p.a. – RN/RM3; $130,820 – $136,317 p.a. – RN/RM4 (nursing zone allowance may be applicable) – Perm F/T

You will provide clinical nursing expertise to contribute to the improvement of high quality, safe mental health services for older persons. Providing clinical and consultancy services to nurses and leadership, you will support the recovery of mental health consumers within the Rural & Remote Mental Health Service that supports regional LHN services. As an expert in mental health nursing practice, you will have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making. You will accept accountability for your mental health nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for consumers, the professional advice given, delegations of care made, and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The Rural & Remote Mental Health Service 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 receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support.

You will be endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, or be willing to work towards endorsement and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. Demonstrating expertise in the mental health nursing practice in accordance with the relevant standards, you will bring the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. You will engage with Aboriginal communities and consumers in a culturally appropriate manner and be willing to undertake further training in this manner.

Please note that this position is multi-classed as either a RN/RM3 or RN/RM4 and classification will be determined by the essential minimum requirements listed in the role description.

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).

Applications close: 10 October 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 770096

Closing Date for Applications: 10 October 2021
Name of Contact Person: Ruth McPhail
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 7425 6101