11 Sep, 2020

Registered Nurse, Mental Health

$76,314 - $104,637 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network - Mental Health Service, Whyalla
Full Time Government Mental Health Professional Registered Nurse

Job Description

Job Ref: 736626 - Registered Nurse,  Mental Health 

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network - Mental Health Service, Whyalla
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $76,314 - $104,637 pa - Ongoing Full Time - RNM1

As part of our friendly and supportive work environment, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence based, recovery oriented services across the multidisciplinary country Mental Health Service in Whyalla. Delivery care appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community, you will work across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings and will utilise and develop a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic and evaluative approaches. These will include individual and family therapeutic approaches, group programs, health promotion and community development programs. Consolidating your knowledge and skills, you will develop in capability through continuous professional development and experience. When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In Flinders and Upper North LHN you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

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 experience in engaging mental health consumers and their families in the recovery journey, you will bring the ability to work collaboratively with others, including as part of a multidisciplinary team. Effective communication skills including, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills will be essential.

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: 736626

 736626 Registered Nurse Mental Health Job Pack.pdf



Applications close: 25 September 2020


For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 736626


Jo-anne Drummond



$76,314 - $104,637 pa - RNRM1


Mental Health  

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Jo-anne Drummond

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Closing Date for Applications

25 September 2020



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W2839 - SU

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