Mental Health Team Leader (6-month contract)

20/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $81.96 - AUD $89.82
Job ID
36398

Job Description

Are you looking for contract work with a little bit of added stability and the chance to truly immerse yourself into the local area? How about a community-based team leader position for a minimum of 6 months in gorgeous Western Australia?

Take this one-off opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history of the gold rush era whilst enjoying a vibrant community surrounded by stunning outback landscapes. On your days off, take time to explore heritage-listed buildings, attend exciting local events or take in breathtaking views. This contract promises to be unforgettable, filled with opportunity and discovery.

Base Rate: Up to $89.82/hour | Penalties: Up to $224.54/hour (public holiday) | Plus superannuation, away-from-home salary packaging options and Verus' $500 education allowance | Duration: 6+ months

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support a team of mental health nurses within the community team.
  • Supervise clinical assessments and treatment planning for community-based patients.
  • Monitor patient progress and adjust treatment plans accordingly.
  • Facilitate staff development and training tailored to the service's needs.
  • Coordinate care with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Advocate for patients and families within the community settings.
  • Contribute to programmatic initiatives aimed at enhancing the service.
  • Maintain confidentiality and uphold ethical standards at all times.

Requirements:

  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • A minimum of 2 years' mental health nursing experience as a leader within a community team.
  • Experience of working within the Australian healthcare system.
  • Post-graduate qualifications highly desirable.

Benefits:

  • Base rate up to $89.19/hour.
  • 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!