Overview

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Mental Health Services, Tranmere  
  • Salary  RN-1   $72,651 – $99,129
  • Salary  RN-2   $84,870 – $107,279   
  • Permanent full-time: 5-day worker and 7-day worker available                 

About the role

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 MHCP.  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 MHCP priorities.  CNs may be required to be involved in clinical teaching and/or research; wider or external work on complex or MHCP wide projects such as clinical protocols, guidelines and / or process mapping and / or specific activity and / or portfolio responsibility.

Qualifications

Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia and holds a current practising certificate.

  • Hold a qualification in mental health nursing equivalent to a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.

About CALHN

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan and regional areas.

We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through world-class care and world-class research and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging available
  • Strong community minded culture and values providing world class care to South Australians
  • Access to Fitness Passport, a discounted workplace health and fitness program available to CALHN staff and their families.
  • Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites.

Essential Requirements:

Diversity and inclusion: At CALHN we support and foster a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Information:

  • 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.

 For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 865144

Closing Date for Applications: 14 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: Harry Shelat
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7425 5555
himanshu.shelat@sa.gov.au