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Community Mental Health Nurse

Uniting - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-time (0.80 FTE) | Maximum Term position until 30 June 2022)
  • Based in Hamilton

About the opportunity

This Community Mental Health Nurse position will provide support to older carers of people with mental or physical health problems who have lost access to normal social networks and supports, due to the Pandemic in the Great South Coast region.

The Older Australians Initiative Mental Health program provides in-reach mental health and care coordination support for people over 65 (or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 55) living in the community who are experiencing social isolation and/or loneliness as a result of the Pandemic, and who are at risk of, or have, mental health problems. 

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About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant professional qualifications for credentialed Mental Health Nurse.
  • Minimum of 2 years post registration with extensive experience and expert skill in and ongoing commitment to the delivery of evidence based and best practice, client, family inclusive treatments for people presenting with a significant mental disorder; demonstrated expertise in the application of knowledge in current evidence based treatment practices and approaches.
  • Knowledge and understating of contemporary evidence-based treatments and/or best practices in relation to mental health treatments, and in particular those therapies more suitable for Older people, or the ability to adjust therapies to make them more suitable for the person’s needs.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today by submitting the following as a part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Thursday, 03 June 2021

Get in touch

For more information or questions regarding the role, please contact Michelle Freeman, Manager, Disability and Mental health on 03 5362 4000 or Michelle.Freeman@vt.uniting.org

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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