Are you a committed Mental Health Nurse looking for a sea change & ready to step into a new position in the scenic West Coast (Queenstown) of Tasmania Curis Recruitment is currently partnering with a wonderful health and well-being organisation to find them their next amazing Mental Health Nurse to join their growing team You will be working for an organisation that offers free health services across the North West and West of Tasmania. Rural Health Tasmania was developed as a means to responding to unmet health and well-being needs of the community. Since then they have expanded their health and well being services to the Waratah/Wynyard, West Coast, King Island, Ulverstone and Kentish communities.
This position will provide clinical assessment, screening, education, appropriate referral, and support to individuals and groups and undertake early intervention activities and provide support for patients in a non-clinical setting. With a primary focus on Mental Illness and comorbidities, some key responsibilities of the role include: Improve, promote and increase access to health checks, screening, and assessment Improve, promote and increase access to healthy lifestyle programs Improve community health literacy information on lifestyle risk factors for mental health Improve coordination of care for high-risk populations and reduce the number of preventable hospitalisations associated with complex mental health The location: The role will be located in the scenic West Coast (Queenstown) of Tasmania, the largest town in Tasmania's west, surrounded by dramatic hills and mountains and was once the world's richest mining town There's plenty to do in Queenstown, from an underground mine tour and local history museum to walks in the nearby wilderness, where you can discover scenic lookouts, waterfalls and relics of the old mining days - or simply stroll the unique streetscapes of the city centre Queenstown is also home to the historic West Coast Wilderness Railway, a unique heritage and wilderness experience that runs full and half-day steam train journeys along a historic 35km track between Queenstown and Strahan. Queenstown is a 2-hr drive (162 km) from Burnie and 3.
5-hour drive (260 km) from Hobart. While mining activity may have slowed down in recent years, there's still lots of character in the town with a population of proud and friendly locals and a growing community To be eligible for this position you must have: Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and/or Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or the ACMHN Relevant qualification and experience in a mental health setting or accreditation as a mental health/psychiatric nurse or the ability to obtain accreditation. Sound understanding and ability to care for patients and families of patients affected by complex and severe mental illness If you're ready for the next step in your career and want to join a fantastic supportive team, then this may be the oppo....