Neami National Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
17 Jan, 2018Full Time
Work within a values based, progressive Not for Profit organisation Provide direct and meaningful mental health services Diverse and inclusive organisation Seeking enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Nurses to join the Links to Wellbeing team “ Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society ” Consortium Context The Links to Wellbeing (LTW) consortium is a group of mental health and community service providers, consisting of: Neami National Mind Australia Mental Illness Fellowship of South Australia (MIFSA) Uniting Care Wesley Bowden (UCWB) The organisations have built upon existing strong partnerships in the primary health and community service sectors. The Adelaide Primary Health Network have commissioned the Links to Wellbeing consortium to provide Primary Mental Health Services that will provide clinical support and psychological services across the stepped care continuum, incorporating and expanding upon the services previously provided through Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS). Interventions range from low intensity, for those with mild presentations, psychological therapies for people with mild to moderate conditions through to clinical care coordination for people with chronic and complex mental health conditions. Suicide Prevention Services for people suitable for primary mental health care management are also available. About the Role The Mental Health Nurse (MHN) will work as part of a multidisciplinary mental health team to deliver focused mental health nursing service for individuals with mental health disorders in a primary care setting. 2x Full Time roles available across consortium agencies Located: 1x Central Adelaide region, 1x Southern Adelaide region Hours of work between Monday to Friday, roster may include weekend and public holiday shifts Remuneration will be negotiated dependent on skills, experience and qualifications – Nurses Award 2010 Core duties Deliver clinical care coordination and treatment services Provide targeted and short-term specialised support to GP’s by consulting and collaborating with them on client’s needs and goals Facilitate and coordinate access to other health and community support agencies Provide assessment of mental health and physical health, monitoring and regularly reviewing medication administration and management, liasing with family and carers as appropriate and provide psych-education You will provide these services across a range of settings (e.g. general practice, general community setting) and will be required to travel within the specific catchment area. Mandatory requirements : Current Working with Children Check Australian Working Rights Drivers licence Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered Credentialed, or working towards accreditation, with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) through the ACMHN 'Credential for Practice Program' AHPRA Registration About Neami National Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals. In our most recent Staff Engagement Survey, 89% of our Staff recommend Neami as a great place to work, with 87% of staff proud to say they work for Neami. “Neami’s been amazing for career development. I’ve gone through several different types of roles and positions. Over the last 11 years there have been so many opportunities to engage with, and the organisation really supports people to do that” Incentives include : Diverse and inclusive organisation Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses Excellent conditions including paid parental leave, a monthly accrued day off, generous long service leave, wellness and gratis leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) How to apply: If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, then please click the APPLY button now before Sunday 28 January 2018. We only accept applications via the Neami website The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description please contact: Linda Sims, Mental Health Clinical Lead: 0488 040 682 or Kelly Jacob, Acting Regional Manager: 0434 126 912 No recruitment agencies candidates need apply We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.