Registered Nurse

Curis Recruitment

Are you a committed Mental Health Nurse looking for a sea change & ready to step into a new position in the scenic West Coast (Queenstown) of Tasmania

  • Company car
  • 0.6FTE to 1 FTE Negotiable
  • Family-friendly workplace

 
 
Curis Recruitment is currently partnering with a wonderful health and well-being organisation to find them their next amazing Mental Health Nurse to join their growing team! 

You will be working for an organisation that offers free health services across the North West and West of Tasmania. Rural Health Tasmania was developed as a means to responding to unmet health and well-being needs of the community. Since then they have expanded their health and well being services to the Waratah/Wynyard, West Coast, King Island, Ulverstone and Kentish communities.

This position will provide clinical assessment, screening, education, appropriate referral, and support to individuals and groups and undertake early intervention activities and provide support for patients in a non-clinical setting. 

With a primary focus on Mental Illness and comorbidities, some key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Improve, promote and increase access to health checks, screening, and assessment
  • Improve, promote and increase access to healthy lifestyle programs
  • Improve community health literacy information on lifestyle risk factors for mental health
  • Improve coordination of care for high-risk populations and reduce the number of preventable hospitalisations associated with complex mental health
The location:

The role will be located in the scenic West Coast (Queenstown) of Tasmania, the largest town in Tasmania's west, surrounded by dramatic hills and mountains and was once the world's richest mining town!

There's plenty to do in Queenstown, from an underground mine tour and local history museum to walks in the nearby wilderness, where you can discover scenic lookouts, waterfalls and relics of the old mining days - or simply stroll the unique streetscapes of the city centre!
 
Queenstown is also home to the historic  West Coast Wilderness Railway, a unique heritage and wilderness experience that runs full and half-day steam train journeys along a historic 35km track between Queenstown and Strahan.
 
Queenstown is a 2-hr drive (162 km) from Burnie and 3.5-hour  drive (260 km) from Hobart.

While mining activity may have slowed down in recent years, there's still lots of character in the town with a population of proud and friendly locals and a growing community!


  To be eligible for this position you must have:  
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and/or Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or the ACMHN
  • Relevant qualification and experience in a mental health setting or accreditation as a mental health/psychiatric nurse or the ability to obtain accreditation.
  • Sound understanding and ability to care for patients and families of patients affected by complex and severe mental illness

If you're ready for the next step in your career and want to join a fantastic supportive team, then this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. 

To receive a copy of the job description or find out further information please email a copy of your CV to brooke@curis.com.au and a consultant will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the position further.   

Alternatively please call 02 9188 3989 to find out more. 

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Why work with Curis Recruitment? 
We have a proven record of placing nurses into fantastic positions across Australia with some of the best hospitals and health centres.
  
Our clients know that we only represent the best nurses out there so when you are represented by us you are always shown in the best light and this gives you a foot in the door right at that first step.

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