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 
 -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  no phone calls pls