You will provide clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings in the Murray Mallee community. You will also provide clinical nursing expertise to contribute to the improvement of high quality, safe mental health services in the region. Primarily providing expert mental health nursing care, you will select and implement different therapeutic interventions, provide individual case management to a defined population of consumers, and evaluate consumer progress. 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 will also hold a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent. Demonstrating expertise in mental health nursing practice in accordance with the relevant standards of practice, you will be confident in leading and promoting consumer engagement initiatives. You will possess strong leadership abilities and a commitment to fostering a workplace environment that develops staff potential. Your sound communication and interpersonal skills will equip you to deal appropriately with consumers, carers and families where there are multiple complexities, diverse cultural backgrounds and consumer expectations.
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: 25 October 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 699280