You will assist the Nurse Unit Manager in the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services in the Integrated Mental Health Inpatient Unit in the Riverland. Specifically, you will assist the Nurse Unit Manager in undertaking service management responsibilities, including performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others, and for the guidance and development of less experienced staff. 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 also hold a relevant postgraduate qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated competence in Mental Health practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will also bring proven experience in management and leadership roles in a multidisciplinary team. This will be evident in your skills in the leadership, supervision and direction of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and Clinicians.
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: 1 November 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 708354