Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (514818)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 9, 2020
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Registered Nurse – Community Mental Health vacancy.

Salary

$64,928 to $89,743 pro-rata per annum

• Access to the Grade 4 salary range $84,018 - $89,743 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.

Classification

Registered Nurse, Grade 3-4

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, part time, day work, working 60.8 hours per fortnight, commencing October 2020

Location

Statewide Mental Health Services - South

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 Licence.

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

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 full time and part time vacancies.

(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (South) G3-4 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf
(image) Generic Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health (South) G3-4 (June 2020) HPRNL.doc
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria 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 of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Nicole Howard
Assistant Director of Nursing - Adult Community Mental Health
(03) 6166 1161
[email protected]

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