• Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Woodville
  • Salary  RN-1    $68,481/$93,439
  • Salary  RN-2    $79,998/$101,120
  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions

The  two  7  day  roster  Mental Health nursing   positions  are  located  in the  Port Adelaide  Community  Mental Health Team , based  at  Woodville. The  roles  involve  providing  community  based  assessments, treatments , Care  Coordination  and therapeutic  interventions .

RN-1  Nurses classified at this level provide nursing services in health service settings.  Nurses working at this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice.  They consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience.  At this level the nurse accepts accountability for their own standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others.

RN-2  The CN provides mental health nursing care in a variety of settings across the MHD.  The CN’s practice has been consolidated by experience and/or further study.  CNs are expected to demonstrate ongoing practice development from competent to proficient practitioners.  The CN accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.  The CN role is predominantly clinical in nature; however CNs may be assigned appropriate portfolios consistent with their career development plan and MHD priorities.  CNs may be required to be involved in clinical teaching and/or research; wider or external work on complex or MHD wide projects such as clinical protocols, guidelines and/or process mapping and/or specific activity and/or portfolio responsibility.

See role descriptions for qualifications.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working 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 appropriate immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 799864

Applications close:  Sunday 21 August 2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 799864


Closing Date for Applications: 21 August 2022
Name of Contact Person: Vic Renigers
Telephone Number of Contact Person: +61 8 7425 3800