Adult Community Mental Health Nurse

24/05/2024
Job Type
Locum
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Nursing & Midwifery
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Mental Health
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary
AUD $67.42 - AUD $77.27
Job ID
36436

Job Description

Discover the ideal contract location with serene landscapes, featuring picturesque dams and lush national parks perfect for fishing, boating, and hiking in your free time. Embrace a warm, welcoming community known for its friendly spirit and engaging local events, and explore the rich cultural heritage through local museums and historical sites. Easily accessible by road and air, you'll experience a town that beautifully combines the tranquility of rural life with modern urban comforts.

Base Rate: Up to $72.19/hour | Qualification Allowance: Up to $5.08/hour | Penalties: $180.48/hour (public holiday OT) | Plus additional benefits | Duration: 6 weeks

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' recent mental health nursing experience within a community role.
  • Australian working rights (sponsorship options are not available for contract work).
  • Experience of working within the Australian healthcare system.
  • Post-graduate qualifications highly desirable, and will equate to additional pay.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base rates.
  • High penalty rates.
  • Superannuation.
  • Advanced salary packaging options.
  • Accommodation & travel provided and arranged on your behalf.
  • $500 Verus education allowance, supporting you to progress your career and continue to develop as a nurse.
  • Genuine and supportive recruitment & compliance consultants to support you every step of the way.
  • Opportunities to travel around the country with an agency who work across all Australian states and territories.

To find out more, apply now or contact Gwen via email (gwen.james@veruspeople.com) or by calling 0483 913806.