Community Mental Health Nurse

20/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $77.41 - AUD $87.28
Job ID
36393

Job Description

Once a bustling coal mining town, this vibrant community in south-east Victoria has transformed into a welcoming place known for its modern amenities, diverse shops and cafes, and excellent healthcare facilities. Explore the historic mine, enjoy scenic walks on local trails, or visit serene conservation parks. The local arts center and library regularly host a variety of cultural and community events, offering wholesome and enjoyable ways to spend winter evenings. Whether you're delving into the town's rich history or participating in its lively community life, it's a delightful place to spend the winter.

Base Rate: Up to $81.19/hour |  Qualification Allowance: Up to $6.09/hour | Penalties up to $253.72/hour (weekend public holiday) | Plus superannuation, away-from-home salary packaging options, Verus education allowance

Responsibilities:

  • Provide person-centred, evidence-based nursing care, promoting positive health outcomes.
  • Take responsibility for clients' end-to-end case management - assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating their care alongside the clients and the wider multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Provide crisis intervention and support.
  • Coordinate care and support services.
  • Educate individuals and their families/support networks about mental health.
  • Engage in community outreach and awareness.
  • Advocate for individuals' needs within the healthcare system.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and reporting.

Requirements:

  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • A minimum of 2 years' mental health nursing experience in a community role.
  • Experience of working within the Australian healthcare system.
  • Post-graduate qualifications highly desirable, and will equate to additional pay.

Benefits:

  • Accommodation & travel booked on your behalf.
  • Superannuation.
  • $500 Verus education allowance, supporting you to progress your career and continue to develop as a nurse.
  • Away-from-home salary packaging options.
  • Supportive recruitment and compliance consultants to support you every step of the way.

Apply now or call Gwen on 0483 913806 to find out more!