This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative mental health service where you will acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes and develop capability through clinical placement experience to compliment theoretical education in a University setting. As the Graduate Mental Health Nurse (GMHN), Registered Nurse (RN) (Level 1), you will be a beginner practitioner in mental health nursing responsible for direct mental health nursing care to a designated individual or group of mental health consumers. Under support, guidance and supervision, you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care delivered to mental health consumers within a designated practice setting towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. A confident relationship builder, you will liaise and work in collaboration with other professional disciplines in a multidisciplinary team and Non-Governmental Organisations to achieve better outcomes for the consumers. Within this key role, you will have the opportunity to gain clinical experience in NALHN Mental Health Services Adult Inpatient Units, Adult Community Mental Health Teams, Forensic Services and Services for Older People with mental health problems.
Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate and be enrolled in an approved Post Graduate Mental Health course. You must have demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, together with sound knowledge and understanding of the role of the Registered General Nurse/Midwife within a healthcare setting. Effective communication skills are essential, including high level problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. A team player who can work effectively independently or within a multidisciplinary team setting, you will be well organised with the ability to prioritise workload.
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: 22 November 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 707767