You will assist the Nurse Unit Manager in the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery oriented services across the multidisciplinary Mental Health Service appropriate to the needs of the Adelaide Hills community. Your role will encompass service management responsibilities such as performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Promoting continuity and consistency of mental health care provided to mental health consumers, you will monitor consumer care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
You will need to be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated competence in mental health nursing, you will have prior experience in management and leadership roles in a multidisciplinary team, including the leadership, supervision and direction of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and clinicians.
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: 1 May 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 657776