Registered Nurse (Mental Health)


Employment Type: Temporary Part Time until 13 October 2019 Position Classification: Registered Nurse Remuneration: $30.81 – $43.26 Hours Per Week: 34.2 Requisition ID: REQ54293 Where you’ll be working An exciting opportunity exists for a clinician with a strong interest in and commitment to Mental Health to join the very experienced and dedicated Acute and Early Intervention Community Mental Health Team at Ryde Community Health Centre. This position is within a team that works from a blended model, providing a mixture of triage. assessment, acute intervention and care-co-ordination. The role has a focus on consumers in crisis, requiring early intervention and also on providing short to long-term care -coordination. This position is classified as a Registered Nurse. Northern Sydney’s vision is to be “leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing”. Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.” We build teams and health services that embrace our values; . Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you. NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. What you’ll be doing The team works within the recovery framework with a range of clinical interventions, such as DBT and CBT, aimed at promoting the individual’s well-being, aiding them in their recovery from illness and enhancing their capacity to participate in community life. The successful applicant will enjoy working autonomously and with a dedicated, dynamic and busy team, learning new skills and honing their expertise whilst providing a quality service to consumers within the local area. Employees must abide by the . Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse.

Demonstrated, comprehensive mental health assessment and crisis intervention experience. Experience working in community mental health and a demonstrated knowledge of the NSW Mental Health Act Extensive case management/care co-ordination skills. Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team setting. Current NSW Driver’s licence. Proficient in working with data systems and computer skills, in particular knowledge of Microsoft Office Word software. Need more information? 1) Click here for the 2) Find out more about for this position For role related queries or questions contact Tracey Hiscox on 02 9858 7777 or Tracey.Hiscox@health.nsw.gov.au Applications Close: 26 September 2018

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