Registered Nurse – Mental Health Acute & Continuing Care Team (Acct)

Private Company

Orange, NSW

Posted 11/10/2019

Employment Type: Temporary Full
Time (up to 10 May 2020 – job share may be considered)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64,184.86 – $90,122.83 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ136003
Number of FTE: 1.00
Location: Orange,

Applications Close: 18 Nov 2019 – 11.59pm

About the opportunity

Acute & Continuing Care team provide mental health support for adults
(18-64) who are experiencing a mental illness.

recovery oriented approach is person centred, trauma informed and involves
partnering with general health providers and agencies that can offer clients
community living supports such as housing, disability services, vocational,
social and educational opportunities.

LikeMind is
an innovative mental health service providing a one stop hub and support for
people experiencing a mental illness. 
LikeMind is situated in the central business district of Orange.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADOs for full
    time staff
  • Generous salary packaging
    options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing
    programs, including the Fitness
  • Opportunities
    for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health
    and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and
    accelerated career progression

Where you’ll be

Health, Drug & Alcohol Services – Orange, a part of the
Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and
working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

With a population of 40,000 people, Orange is
truly a major regional city with a true provincial feel. Located in the central
west of New South Wales, and just over three hours from the capital and nearby
coastlines, Orange has a regional airport which runs regular flights to Sydney,
Melbourne and Brisbane.

Orange is reputed as one of NSW’s premier wine and food regions.
It has a mild temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters with
snowfall. Many health professionals choose Orange as their home as it offers prestigious
schooling, affordable housing and land, a lifestyle where you can spend more of
your precious time with family and friends, greater opportunities for community
involvement, along with employment growth in health care, social assistance,
retail, education and training. In Orange you can enjoy life without the
challenges of metropolitan living.

For more information about the Western NSW Local
Health District, watch
our video

To apply for this position, please address the
following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to
    Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner
    Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Demonstrated ability to
    practice in accordance with the Registered Nurse Standards of Practice,
    Code of Ethics for Nurses, and Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses
    (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia).
  3. Demonstrated effective
    clinical communication through the use of information technology, written
    and verbal means; and sound interpersonal skills including the ability to
    communicate with a diverse range of people.
  4. An understanding of patient
    centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both
    independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  5. Recent clinical experience
    in Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol and commitment to quality
    improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability to
    lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality
    nursing care.
  7. Demonstrated ability to
    effectively prioritise and organise workload and deliver care with
    integrity and accountability.
  8. Current licence to drive in
    NSW with the ability to travel occasionally for work purposes.

  9. Need more

with your application

To be
considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria
as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please
visit our
website page

Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable
candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates
may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions
within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people
are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal
applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities.
Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition
to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation
of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the
Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about
this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458
301 956 or via email
or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified
Infectious Diseases

If you are
applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health
Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with
the requirements outlined in this policy.

Working visas

Applicants holding a
visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the
expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent
appointment is identified.

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