Clinical Nurse Consultant (Primary Mental Health Care Coordinator), Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service, Cairns
Are you keen to make a real difference? Further your experience here by joining our dedicated team and make a difference in the community. An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Nurse Consultant to proactively develop and implement effective and collaborative partnerships between the Mental Health services, General Practitioners and other primary mental health care providers. Apply Now Salary commencing from $113 261 p.
a. (Nurse Grade 7), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.
5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CAH329075 Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs. Purpose of the Role To proactively develop and implement effective and collaborative partnerships between the Mental Health services, General Practitioners and other primary mental health care providers.
This position will enhance the capacity of mental health care providers to respond to the needs of people with mental health problems and disorders through improving processes and procedures, strengthening linkages through the use of clinical pathways, providing education and professional advice, facilitating joint planning, implementing shared care arrangements and leading primary mental health care initiatives and projects. It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland).
Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit. It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.
It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at https://www.