Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Healthcare Australia

Are you enthusiastic and dedicated Nurse Practitioner with Clinical expertise in Mental Health, This is the role for you!

  • Clinical Lead for the Mental Health stream
  • Working with a dynamic team liaising within all Clinical streams
  • Full-time position based at our Acacia Prison

Our Client
Provide safe and secure prison management services across Australia and New Zealand that focus on reducing reoffending. They help prisoners turn their lives around through education, training, rehabilitation and reintegration programs. By reducing reoffending, they help to build safer communities. 

About the role
You will provide clinical leadership through oversight and advice to ensure health services are able to meet the changing needs of patient health care.  You will provide mental health assessment and intervention strategies for inmates at an advanced and extended clinical nursing level, to promote the rehabilitation and reintegration of inmates.  You have experience working with minimal supervision in a multi-disciplinary team, demonstrating initiative and flexibility in an environment subject to pressure and change.

To be successful in this role, you will have;
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behavior
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Master of Nursing Practice
  • Endorsement by the Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia (NMBA) to provide patient care in an advanced and extended clinical role as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Minimum 5 years full time equivalent experience in mental health nursing
  • Knowledge of the principles of prevention and harm minimisation
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral forms
This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes a national police check as an essential selection component for this role

All applications are to include an up-to-date resume. 

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please call Ian Newall our Nursing Manager for WA on 08 6465 8607 today! Or email  ian.newall@healthcareaustralia.com.au

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