Community Mental Health Nurse

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Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour  
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ130601
Application Close: 4 November 2019

Together, Achieving Better Health

 

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 


About the Role

To provide nursing care and comprehensive clinical  mental health services to older people with a mental illness or a mental disorder that is least intrusive, collaborative, recovery oriented, encompassing a nominated carer and family responsive and inclusive, rehabilitative, evidence-based practice; which encourages self advocacy, facilitates empowerment and capacity for optimal independent function and utilises evidence-based practice interventions.


About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District   

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 

 

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI

To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/ 

About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.

 

To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.


Selection Criteria to be Addressed:

  1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  2. Demonstrated skills in aged care mental health nursing assessments and interventions and experience working with people with mental illness
  3. Demonstrated ability to collaborate meaningfully with consumers and carers with a commitment and understanding of recovery principles in mental health service provision
  4. Demonstrated working knowledge of NSW Mental Health Act, 2007
  5. Demonstrated excellent communication skills including verbal, written, and good interpersonal skills
  6. Computer competence and literacy
  7. Current NSW drivers licence including P1 or above and willingness to use for work purposes


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For role related queries or questions contact Shelley Needham via email 
Shelley.Needham@health.nsw.gov.au

                                  



NSW Health
Direct Employer


Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000
Web: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/

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Company Profile

3 November 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Katoomba
Salary: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Part time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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