Indigenous Health - Mental Health Nurse

Downunder People

Tropical North QLD. Sunny Townsville. Come alone or bring the family. Gateway 2 the Great Barrier Reef. Explore Magnetic Island & Whitsundays.

  • - Assistance Relocation
  • - Attractive package
  • - Salary Packaging, Leave Loading, 5 Weeks Annual Leave


Indigenous Health - Mental Health Nurse

Tropical North QLD. Townsville,  Come alone or bring the family. Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Explore Magnetic Island & The Whitsundays


About This Employer - One of the largest health service providers in the state, servicing 1/3 of Queensland. Indigenous programs and services include, health and well being, mental health, aged care, disabilities and allied health. Our team is a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across Australia, with a mix of experiences and specialties.

Position Specifics - Reporting to the Mental Health Nurse Team Leader, this role will see you providing evidence-based mental health nursing services to people with severe or complex mental health needs in a community setting  ranging from home visits, gp rooms and our own consulting rooms.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Being part of a productive and collaborative multidisciplinary team; having the ability to work autonomously, and taking initiative in areas of client care, quality improvement and clinical excellence;
  • Implementing Mental Health care plans, completing and reviewing recovery plans within a “person centred” framework;
  • Utilising electronic patient databases to record and document all activities in accordance with best practice standards;
  • Developing strong working relationships with GPs, service providers, and other stakeholders; and
  • Utilising an evidence-based approach, for example, completing pre- and post-test clinical screening tools, surveys and assessments to guide practice, clinical outcomes and client satisfaction.
Essential Skill Set: 
  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse;
  • To be currently credentialed with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses or be able to promptly obtain;
  • A demonstrated understanding of mental health issues and the Stepped Care Model of mental health services;
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds including Indigenous 
  • Computer literacy with ability to use electronic patient databases 
Package
 -Assistance Relocation
- Attractive Package
- Salary Packaging, Leave Loading, 5Weeks Annual Leave
- Fast Tracking Career Opportunities
- Study Development Opportunities

What are your career, travel goals for 2021 - Townsville, Tropical North Queensland, world heritage rain-forests and reef.  So much to do and see, Magnetic Island, Airlie Beach, Whitsundays, Burdekin, Cairns is not too Far away.  Opportunity awaits -  Bring the family or come alone.    
To apply send your resume in MS Word by going to the Apply Now button at the bottom of this ad, alternatively belinda@dupeople.com.au  no phone calls pls