Graduate Diploma Mental Health Programme 2020

Government of South Australia

Adelaide, SA

Posted 10/14/2019

Health and Wellbeing Job reference: 705988 Location: - VARIOUS - Job status: Long Term Contract Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Mental Health
  • Indicative Total Remuneration - RN-1 $75,661/$103,935 (pro rata)
  • Part-time working 29.23 hours per week and temporary up to 27/2/21
As a beginning practitioner in Mental Health Nursing, the Graduate Mental Health Nurse with the support and supervision of a designated preceptor is accountable to the Nurse Unit Manager for the provision of direct mental health nursing care to a designated group of consumers. Nurses classified at this level provide nursing services in health service settings. The Graduate Mental Health Nurse accepts accountability for their own standard of nursing care and for activities delegated to others. Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and National Standards and in a manner consistent with the stated vision and values of SA Health, the Graduate Mental Health Nurse uses the process of nursing to deliver direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to consumers within a designated practice setting. The provision of education, counselling and group work is considered essential components of care which are directed towards the attainment of optimum consumer health and recovery. This involves consultation and liaison with other professional disciplines and non-governmental organisations. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 705988 Applications close: 01/11/2019 11:45 PM Flexibility Statement The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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