Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (504911)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 10, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$66,421 to $91,807 per annum

Access to the Grade 4 salary range $85,950 - $91,807 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.

Classification

Registered Nurse Grade 3-4

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note, part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Location

Mental Health Services North

Duties

The Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health:

  • Consistent with ongoing experience, strengthens health outcomes through the provision of safe quality, clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals and community sector organisations within the defined community practice area.

  • As part of a multidisciplinary team, delivering high quality mental health services, provides a specialist mental health service within the community setting for a designated client group utilising evidence based practices and recovery principles.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

  • Current Driver’s License

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
e) Serious traffic offences

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Possess specialist tertiary graduate or postgraduate mental health/psychiatric nursing qualification.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (South) G3-4 (March 2021).pdf
(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (South) G3-4 (March 2021).doc
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your short form responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Tessa Oldfield
Team Leader - Adult and Older Persons Community Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6777 4750
Email: Tessa.oldfield@ths.tas.gov.au

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