Mental Health Registered Nurse

Posted 15 January 2024
Salary$95000 - $105000 per annum
Job type Full time
DisciplineHealth Professionals

Job description

Exciting opportunitiy exist with our Not-for-Profit client who is dedicated to the wellbeing of their clients. They are committed to working together with a strategic focus on integrity, conviction and quality in all that they do. Our client encourages innovative and creative thinking.  The organisation places a strong emphasis on building the capacity of their staff and member services while remaining accountable to stakeholders and communities for meeting their commitments. They value cultural insight, emotional intelligence and professional humility and expect the staff to reflect these values in their practice.

Within this Mental Health Hub, they aim to provide comprehensive assessment, treatment and assertive outreach support to clients presenting with moderate to severe mental health needs.

As part of the multidisciplinary care team, you will play a crucial role in extending the comprehensive model of care and integrating with the region’s health teams to ensure clients receive appropriate and responsive care, presenting the need to inpatient care whenever possible.

In the Ipswich office, as a Mental Health Clinician, you will work within a multidisciplinary team to support clients with moderate to severe mental health needs who are at risk of entering the acute care system or who are stepping down from inpatient care. They focus on ensuring the clients are well supported in the community through holistic and wrap around primary health and mental health care.  In addition to this, you will support the GP with primary health care nursing.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting culturally appropriate comprehensive assessments.
  • Providing treatment and offering intensive case management.
  • Assertive outreach activities to meet the emerging mental health needs to clients.
  • Use your advanced specialist knowledge, experience and clinical skills in comprehensive mental health assessment and clinical decision making.
  • Primary health care.
Mandatory qualifications and experience:
  • Qualified Mental Health Registered Nurse with AHPRA Registration
  • Willing to undertake a Criminal History Check
  • Current C Class Drivers License
  • Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
In return you will receive:
  • A competitive salary of between $95,000 - $105,000k + superannuation
  • Salary sacrifice of up to $15,900
  • Ongoing training and professional development
If you are passionate about making a meaningful impact on the mental health and wellbeing of Indigenous families we encourage you to apply.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.