Child & Youth Mental Health (CAMHS) Nurse

22/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $67.42 - AUD $80.13
Job ID
36411

Job Description

Are you passionate about improving the mental health of the next generation? We have contracts available in regional Queensland where you can truly make a meaningful impact, using your skills to provide essential care and early intervention. If you're motivated by rewarding work with young people, travelling the country and great pay rates, I want to hear from you!

Base Rate: Up to $75.07/hour | Qualification Allowance: Up to $5.08/hour | Penalties: Up to $187.62 (public holiday overtime) | Plus superannuation, away-from-home salary packaging options & Verus' education allowance | Location: Multiple locations across Queensland | Duration: Minimum 8 weeks

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive mental health assessments.
  • Develop and implement individualised care plans.
  • Provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
  • Administer and monitor psychiatric medications.
  • Support and educate families and carers about mental health needs.
  • Collaborate with schools and other community-based organisations.
  • Coordinate care with healthcare providers and social services.
  • Advocate for the mental health needs of children and adolescents.
  • Maintain accurate patient records and reports.

Requirements:

  • Current AHPRA registration.
  • A minimum of 2 years' recent child & youth mental health nursing experience.
  • Experience of working within the Australian healthcare system.
  • Post-graduate qualification highly desirable and will lead to additional pay.

Benefits:

  • Base rate up to $75.07/hour.
  • Accommodation and 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!