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Position Details
Reference Number 377144
Position Title Registered Nurse (Community Mental Health)
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location Maitland
Advertised Award/Classification Nurses and Midwives/Registered Nurse
Salary $1,142.20 - $1,603.90
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

As part of a multidisciplinary team, provide nursing services for people experiencing mental health problems ensuring high quality recovery oriented, person centred care in accordance with the relevant legislation, National Mental Health Standards, organisational policies and procedures and professional standards of practice.


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Selection Criteria Current registration or eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse (List A) with AHPRA.

Experience and/or knowledge in mental health nursing practice in a range of clinical settings.

Demonstrated commitment to providing contemporary, evidence based, recovery oriented care to people with mental health issues and their carers.

Knowledge and experience in planning, applying and evaluating nursing interventions in a mental health setting.

Experience and commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated effective written and verbal communications skills.

Demonstrated effective skills in the use of computers.

Current Drivers Licence (NSW eligibility).
Contact Person Kim Grundy
Contact Number 49392900
Closing Date 02/04/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view