Overview

  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) – Clinical – Mental Health Nurse – Metropolitan Adelaide (multiple sites)
  • Total Indicative Remuneration – $87,855 – $111,052 p.a – Full Time – Ongoing/Permanent – RN2

Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN).  The CAMHS Clinician – Mental Health Clinical Nurse, is operationally accountable to the Clinical Coordinator, and professionally to the Nurse  Consultant, for delivering direct   child and adolescent mental health care to consumers with complex needs.

The CAMHS Clinician – Clinical Mental Health Nurse accepts accountability for the outcomes of clinical practice for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy. The CAMHS Clinician – Clinical Mental Health Nurse is responsible and accountable for their own practice standards and activities they delegate to others. The provision of assessment, education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which is directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and nongovernmental organisations. The CAMHS Clinician– Clinical Mental Health Nurse uses clinical knowledge, skills and experience in the application of direction, support, orientation and education to other staff and leads and participates in action research projects, quality improvement activities and policy development within the practice setting.

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 appropriate 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 775444

Applications close: 23 November 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 775444

Closing Date for Applications: 23/11/2021
Name of Contact Person: Pat Mead
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 8161 7198
pat.mead@sa.gov.au