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Registered Nurse (Permanent Full-time), Acute Care Team (Act), St George Mental Health Service

NSW Government - Sutherland, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64,377.92 - $90,394.15
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ235808

Position Tagline
An exciting opportunity exists to work as a Registered Nurse and as part of the Acute Care Mental Health Team at St George Mental Health Service.

The team provides acute care and crisis services to mental health clients in the St George area. The role is a challenging one and ideal for someone who is looking at developing their skills and experience and making a positive difference in peoples’ lives.

Where you'll be working
Acute Care Team, based at Kirk Place, Koagrah, St George Mental Health Service

What you'll be doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional people, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. 

Plan, coordinate and deliver high quality acute mental health care to consumers consistent with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards. The hours of work involve a 7 day rotating roster with morning and afternoon shifts.

The role involves a range of specialist mental health interventions within a multidiscplinary team including triage, comprehensive assessments, risk assessments, clinical formulation, management of risks and safety planning, brief psycho-education and close liaison with all relevant stakeholders as part of collaborative care and discharge planning.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

1. Tertiary qualifications in Nursing and registered with AHPRA.

2. Demonstrated core competency skills in Mental Health interventions in the Community and experience in providing comprehensive mental health assessments, risk assessment, safety planning and the provision of collaborative care and discharge planning.

3. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery

4. Demonstrated experience working with people with an acute mental illness or disorder

5. Demonstrated experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience

6. Demonstrated computer skills and the capacity to use health information systems

7. Understanding and knowledge of mental health principles of consumer focused and strengths-based practices in acute community mental health setting

8. Current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description and Expected Standards Table
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Bianca Prnjatovic on [email protected]

Applications Close: Sunday 27th June 2021

Sutherland, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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