Mental Health Registered Nurse

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $84,254 - $88,490 per annum

Our client is a leading mental health service that is establishing a new adult mental health centre in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. We are seeking a Mental Health Registered Nurse to work a full-time, maximum fixed term contract until June 2023.

As the Mental Health Registered Nurse you will form part of the multidisciplinary team responsible for providing high-quality, individualised care to consumers accessing the Centre.  You will be an integral member of the team and draw on your knowledge of recovery from mental illness and crisis intervention, to instil confidence and hope in others about the journey of recovery.  
  
You will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team providing Clinical Support, Social and Emotional Wellbeing Supports, Psychosocial Support and Peer Support.
  
About the role; 
  • Engage consumers, using a strengths-based approach to complete a health status measurement and needs assessment
  • Comply with the mechanisms for monitoring, compliance and review of clinical risk management
  • Undertake nursing duties at a highly proficient level
  • Plan, assess, implement and evaluate all components of the consumer care plan
  • Undertake Brief Interventions when required
  • Initiate referrals to appropriate internal and external services
  • Contribute to the orientation of new staff and provide a mentoring role
  • Ability to lead and take direction from the Clinical Lead to ensure that care is delivered within a team members scope of practice and in line with policies and protocols
  • Undertake appropriate decision-making regarding emergency care requirements in the absence of other qualified staff
  • Ensure records management obligations are met, in accordance with policies and procedures. This includes the retention of hardcopy and/or electronic records and ensuring files are accurate and kept up-to-date.
  • Proactively work towards achieving individual and team goals, whilst demonstrating the organisations core competencies and values
About you; 
To be successful in this role you will have;
  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • Registration as a Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) and a current Certificate of Registration.
  • 2 years’ experience in mental health practice and a relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing is highly desirable
  • Compliance with Public Health Vaccination Orders, including COVID-19 Vaccination 
Additional Information
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Tina Garner on 0429 495 244

Contact: 02 9218 2418
Date Posted: 29/09/2021 01:54 PM

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