Mental Health Nurse – Permanent Part Time

$70,000 - $100,000 yearly
  • MConsulting Solutions
  • Clare SA, Australia
  • 13 Jun, 2018
Permanent Part Time Mental Health Clinician Mental Health Professional Registered Nurse

Job Description

  • Based in Clare Valley (2 hours from Adelaide CBD)
  • Medical Practice Setting
  • .6 or .8 FTE role with flexibility on days and hours

Clare Medical Centre has a reputation for delivering high quality mental health care services in a highly functioning and supportive team environment.  The practice team currently includes general practitioners, mental health nurses, supported by visiting Adult and Child Psychiatrists and a sessional psychologist and social worker.  The practice has a ‘whole of team’ and community philosophy for supporting our patients who experience mental illness.  The integration of allied health providers within the team, working in direct collaboration with the general practitioners, is a strength of our model.

We are seeking applications from enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Nurse to join the team at our progressive and vibrant rural practice.  This is part-time position funded by Country SA PHN.

The Role:
The successful candidate will provide focused, evidence based psychological strategies and interventions to vulnerable people with severe mental illness. The applicant for this position is required to be registered with AHPRA and a credentialed mental health nurse, or eligible to apply for credentialing.

Additional criteria include:

  • Experience working with people with a range of high and complex needs
  • Training and experience in the provision of evidence based mental health interventions and psychological therapies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with General Practitioners and other members of a multidisciplinary primary health care team
  • Ability to work with a high level of autonomy and exercise professional judgement in decision making and clinical practice
  • Ability to engage in team meetings, supervision and operational activities relevant to the role

Successful candidates will bring a passion and commitment to helping young people make positive, long-term change and a desire to work in an integrated manner with other team members and external services to achieve this. They will be willing to work within Clare Medical Centre’s philosophy and values. Offered on permanent part time basis, this role could be equally structured across three full days, four part days or four day working week depending on the needs of a standout candidate.

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Interested applicants can apply quoting reference number 1984048 via the apply now function.  Email and Telephone inquiries are welcomed to Kane McCard via admin@mconsultingsolutions.net or 0422 626 997.  Confidentiality of applicants is assured.

Salary

Negotiable For Standout. Relocation On Offer

Occupations

Mental Health,   Nursing  

Reference or Job Identity Number

1984048

Name of Contact Person

Kane McCard

Telephone Number of Contact Person

+61422626997

Contact Address

15 Pollock Avenue Marden SA 5070

Closing Date for Applications

June 30

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