In this pivotal management position, you will lead the delivery of proficient, person-centred, clinical nursing care within Northgate House. Ensuring appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, you will consult with the Nurse Unit Manager in matters relating to clinical care outcomes as appropriate. These may include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your mental health nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team. Engaging in best practice, person and family-centred care, this is great opportunity to work in an exceptional and innovative team environment with scope for personal and professional development.
Our new service at Northgate House recently received an outstanding report from its first ACHS accreditation survey. The value of new resources, a creative approach to care and a vibrant multidisciplinary team is evidenced through positive stories of change shared by people in care, families and staff.
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 experience in Aged Care and Dementia Care Nursing, you will be skilled in working with people with an enduring mental illness. This will include working collaboratively with families, carers and consumer representatives within an interdisciplinary environment.
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: 19 April 2019
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 690492