• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mental Health, Mount Gambier
  • Salary: $68,481 – $93,439 – Perm F/T (over a 7 day roster) – RN1

You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health services across the multidisciplinary Limestone Coast Local Health Network. Delivering integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings, you will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches. These will include individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Where required, you will plan and coordinate services with other disciplines or agencies in providing individual health care needs. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. With increasing capacity over time, you will provide support and guidance to newer or less experienced staff, Enrolled Nurses, student nurses and other workers providing basic nursing care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating sound knowledge and an understanding of the role of the Registered Nurse within a mental health care setting, you will bring the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. You will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting, displaying a commitment to providing consumer and family-centred care. Strong communication skills including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will hold you in good stead for this role.

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.

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 Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 803033

 803033 – Registered Nurse Mental Health.pdf


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 803033

Closing Date for Applications: 7 August 2022
Name of Contact Person: Pauline Beach
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8721 1507