Joining a dynamic and enthusiastic team within Mental Health Services based in Mount Gambier, you will provide proficient, person centred, clinical nursing care and/or individual case management to consumers in mental health settings. This is a highly rewarding role where you will have the chance to work with individuals where there are multiple complexities and diverse cultural backgrounds. You will be responsible for monitoring consumer care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, as well as overseeing the provision of nursing within a team/unit. In addition, you will provide evidence based health education, counselling, and/or therapeutic/rehabilitation programs to improve the health outcomes of individual consumers or groups. Participation in clinical auditing, clinical trials and/or evaluative research will also form as part of your core duties.
Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate. With demonstrated competence in Mental Health practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will possess sound knowledge of contemporary professional nursing/midwifery and health care issues. You will bring to the table considerable experience in the management and leadership roles in a multidisciplinary team, including the leadership, supervision and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses / clinicians. A team player with a positive "can do" attitude, you will have the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team together with the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the healthcare 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: 8 March 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 687591