- Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Intensive Community Program, Whyalla
- Salary: $79,998 – $101,120 p.a – Ongoing Full Time – RN/RM2
You will deliver a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence based, recovery oriented services across the Mental Health Service in Whyalla. Monitoring consumer care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, you will assist and support the Nurse Unit Manager in management, clinical and education activities within the Service. Acting as a resource person based on your mental health nursing knowledge, experience and skills, you will work in collaboration with non-government organisations and other government organisations to meet the needs of the consumer group. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff. You may also participate in clinical auditing, clinical trials and evaluative research.
You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. Demonstrating competence in Mental Health nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will have prior experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and Clinicians. With a demonstrated commitment to providing consumer and family-centred care, you will bring the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting.
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 Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. 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.
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).
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.
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 785530.