Overview

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Mental Health, Clare
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $124,301 – $131,635 p.a – Ongoing F/T – RN/RM3

Employees classified at this level provide clinical nursing expertise to contribute to the improvement of high quality, safe mental health services and provides clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings.

Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

> Primarily providing expert mental health nursing care;

> Providing clinical leadership to nurses; and

> Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve consumer/service outcomes.

Employees in this role accept accountability for their mental health nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific consumer group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate and hold a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or equivalent). You must be a Registered Nurse with at least 3 years post registration experience. You will be able to show demonstrated experience working with Mental Health consumers and carers in an evidenced based, recovery orientated framework, and experience providing in-service education and developing relationships with other agencies. You will bring the ability to work in a team framework that fosters an environment that develops staff potential.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific 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).

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: 24 February 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 739305

Closing Date for Applications: 24/2/21
Name of Contact Person: Steve Letcher
Telephone Number of Contact Person: (08) 8880 5400
Steven.Letcher@sa.gov.au