You will provide and coordinate individualised, high quality mental health nursing care to aged care residents of Northgate House. Ensuring support and comfort is made available to all residents to achieve an optimal level of independence, you will also see that the emotional needs of residents are met. You will provide and coordinate quality comprehensive contemporary assessment, care planning and evaluation practices, working collaboratively with other staff to identify and improve the nursing, personal care and life style/activity needs of residents with a focus on positive ageing, healthy ageing and wellbeing. With multiple full-time or part-time positions on offer, this is a great opportunity to work in an exceptional and innovative team environment and grow through personal and professional development. Engaging in the delivery of best practice, person and family-centred care, you will be able to enjoy all the benefits of working for SA Health within a collaborative interdisciplinary setting. 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. With demonstrated experience in Aged Care and Dementia Care Nursing, you will have experience in working with people with enduring mental illness. A team player who can work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary environment, you will be effective at working together with families, carers and consumer representatives. Creative, innovative and flexible, you will bring the ability to be responsive to internal and external customers and advocate when necessary.
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: 12 April 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 689911