As a member of the Community Mental Health Team, you will provide community mental health services to individuals, families, groups in the Whyalla and Outreach communities. Applying your professional knowledge and providing written/verbal advice on the results of interventions, you will be involved in all facets of direct client service delivery. This will include assessing consumers, selecting and implementing different therapeutic interventions and support programs, and evaluating progress. Monitoring consumer care plans to ensure appropriate care outcomes are achieved on a daily basis, you will be a consultant to other service providers on Mental Health issues. Flinders and Upper North LHN 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 Flinders and Upper North LHN 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 must be enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or hold a qualification in Mental Health practice. Demonstrating experience in Mental Health nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will be committed to providing consumer and family-centred care. You will work well within a multidisciplinary team environment and be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a mental health setting.
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 and compliant immunisation screening.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA). Job Ref: 734705
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