You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services within the Mental Health Inpatient Services, to meet the needs of consumers and the Mount Gambier community. Contributing to the delivery of integrated clinical mental health care to consumers, you will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches, including individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. You will consolidate your mental health knowledge and skills and develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. You will accept accountability for your own standards of nursing care and for activities delegated to others.
This is a great chance to be part of the Integrated Mental Health Team working in a therapeutic open unit environment, as part of a holistic and integrated model of care within country South Australia. Enjoying a friendly country lifestyle, you will be able to help consumers navigate their own path to achieve wellness whilst building positive long-term relationships with consumers and their local community.
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 competence in mental health nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards, you will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
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: 6 September 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 704394