• Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Yorke Peninsula Community Mental Health Service, Kadina
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $92,017 – $106,446 p.a – AHP2; $87,855 – $111,052 p.a – RN/RM2
  • Ongoing Full Time Appointment

Joining the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network’s Yorke Peninsula Community Mental Health Service, you will assist with providing evidenced-based, recovery-oriented services that meet the needs of consumers in the local community. Providing 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, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Advocating on behalf of consumers with a mental illness, you will ensure consumers are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their mental health care.

For appointment as a Registered Nurse, you will need to be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a qualification in Mental Health practice. For appointment as an Allied Health professional, you will need to hold a recognised qualification in Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychology and have eligibility for membership of the relevant professional association. You will bring experience in providing a broad range of clinical and consultative services across a range of service settings, including one-on-one, group based and health promotion activities. Demonstrating a 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.

Please note this position is multi-classed as RN2 or AHP2 and classification will be determined by qualifications.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges.  View this video for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network.

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.

Applications close: 5 December 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 771102

Closing Date for Applications: 5 December 2021
Name of Contact Person: Steven Letcher, Mental Health Team Leader
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 8880 5400