Joining the Community Mental Health Team based in Port Lincoln, you will provide health education, counselling and therapeutic/rehabilitation programs to improve the health incomes of individual consumers or groups. Integrating advanced theoretical knowledge, evidence from a range of sources and your own experience to devise and achieve agreed consumer care outcomes, you will work with the team to attain consistency of nursing practice standards and local service outcomes. Applying your mental health nursing knowledge, skills and values, you will be working directly with consumers and their network and with the wider community to enhance recovery and self-determination in the least restrictive practice.
This position will be located in Port Lincoln but you may also provide education and clinical support across the Eyre, Flinders & Far North region. Country Health SA Mental Health embraces strength based approaches and the principles of positive psychology, and aims to be a flourishing mental health service that impacts meaningfully and positively on the community it serves. Employees of Country Health SA receive access to professional development opportunities, salary sacrifice arrangements and may also be eligible for relocation support.
You will 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 experience working with mental health consumers and carers in an evidenced-based, recovery-orientated framework, you will be confident in working with and understanding people from varying cultural backgrounds. You will also bring the ability to work in a team framework that fosters and develops staff potential.
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: 15 March 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 687822