Overview

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Adult Community Mental Health – Salisbury
  • Salary: $72,651 – $99,129 p.a. – RN1; Temporary Full-Time – 12 Month Contract (Multiple Positions)

About Us:

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,500 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.

Benefits of working at NALHN:

From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.

Across SA Health there are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and career at any of our metropolitan or regional sites.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants from interstate or overseas.

About You:

Are you a dedicated, compassionate and enthusiastic Registered Nurse (POD Nurse) looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic, growing healthcare network where you will be part of a supportive team delivering high quality care to the community? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you. This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture.

In this role you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills which will enable you to successfully problem solve, resolve conflicts and negotiate, including the ability to engage in difficult conversations, whilst building and maintaining relationships. An ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse and competing priorities and demonstrated resilience within a stressful and complex environment is essential to this role.

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity is presented to work within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network as a Registered Nurse (POD Nurse) within Adult Community Mental Health.

This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture. In this key position you will demonstrate your experience and previous success working as a Registered Mental Health Nurse to ensure high quality care is delivered to our consumers.

Employees classified as a Registered Nurse provide nursing and/or midwifery services in health service settings. Employees working within this level develop from novice practitioners to a proficient level of professional practice. You will consolidate knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. At this level, you accept accountability for your own standards of nursing/midwifery care and for activities delegated to others.

To be eligible for this position, you must be registered as a Nurse by the Nursing/Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and who holds a current practicing certificate and must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or holds a qualification in mental health practice.

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.

Check(s)

  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

 Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 862332

Enquiries
Gerald Yeoh
Nurse Manager
Phone: 0435 962 408
E-mail: Gerald.Yeoh@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
12 April 2024 – 11.55PM

Attachments
 862332 – Registered Nurse (POD Nurse) – Adult Community Mental Health (Multiple Positions) – RN1 – Role Description.pdf

* Refer to the SA Health Career Website – How to apply for further information

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 862332

 

Closing Date for Applications: 12 April 2024, 11.55pm
Name of Contact Person: Gerald Yeoh
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0435 962 408
Gerald.Yeoh@sa.gov.au