Registered Nurse - Community Older Peoples Mental Health



Employment Type : Permanent Full Time Position Classification : Registered Nurse Remuneration : $64,184 - $90,122 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ163781 Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team Community Older Peoples Mental Health based at Canterbury Hospital Do you have demonstrated competencies to provide contemporary mental health practice? Do you have understanding of and commitment to recovery oriented services and consumer involvement in service provision? The Community Mental Health / Older People's Mental Health Team model of care states: The "Community Older People's Mental Health Team" (OPMH Team) is a specialty service of the community mental health system. OPMH Team provide a range of clinical services including intake, assessment, consultation, treatment and care coordination. Care coordination is the main component of this model of care and includes extended care coordination, targeted packages of care and short term care coordination.

Consumers under the care of OPMH Teams will either have: 1. Short term interventions and may be discharged or referred back to their GPs or other treatment providers after a period of weeks or months 2. A period of treatment as recommended by evidence based practices.

The clinician will practice in keeping with the standardised Sydney LHD position description for the profession in addition to this position description. To be Considered For This Role You Must Have The Following: Current nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Ability to participate in a five day roster (Monday - Friday) Unrestricted NSW Driver's Licence (P2 Licence acceptable) What you will get in return… You can be part of a high performing and supportive team with opportunity for Salary Packaging.

This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy ( PD2018 009) SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.

If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www. For further details on the role, please view the Position Description For enquiries, please contact Jim Poulios on (02) 9515 9896. If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.

Applications Close: 4 June 2020.

Sydney Local Health District
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$64184.86 - $90122.83


8 Jun 2020


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