Nurse Consultant - Mental Health for Older Persons, Ward 1H

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Oakden, South Australia, Australia
  • Sep 08, 2017
Contract Consultant Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Mental Health Services, Oakden
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $118,312 - $125,291 (pro rata) – Temp P/T (up to 16 Mar 2018) – RN/M3


$118,312 - $125,291 (pro rata)




Offering exceptional opportunities within a dynamic and challenging health environment, you will be a proactive and caring self-starter, looking to make a difference. As an experienced Nurse Consultant, you will be accountable for providing clinical nursing/midwifery expertise for specified individual patients, groups and patient populations, working in a variety of clinical settings. Able to integrate contemporary information and evidence with personal experience, you will support the decision making, innovative thinking and objective analysis that is expected at this level. You will lead nursing/midwifery clinical practice within the professional practice framework, and contribute specific expertise to nursing/midwifery practice through clinical protocols and standards development, and promulgation. In addition, you will coordinate and lead projects and programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient service outcomes.


To be a strong contender for this role, you must be a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and bring considerable post registration experience. You will have extensive expertise and high level competence in the relevant area of nursing and/or midwifery practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, combined with experience in management and leadership roles. Also required is proven experience in the supervision and teaching of students, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses and or midwives, reflecting exceptional communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. In addition, you will bring to the table the demonstrated ability for flexibility, innovation and creativity within the whole of service 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.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. 

 Applications close: 22 September 2017

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Closing Date for Applications

22 September 2017