Employment Type: Permanent Full
Time (job share may be considered)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $62,619.50 - $87,926.11 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ106902
Number of FTE: 1.00
Location: Lightning Ridge, NSW
Applications Close: 23 May 2019 - 11.59pm
About the organisation
Western NSW is rich in Aboriginal
culture, and home to beautiful country landscapes, fine regional art galleries,
an internationally renowned wildlife sanctuary, tranquil national parks,
breathtaking views, friendly towns, outdoor adventures and untouched natural wonders.
The region is abundant in lush family-owned farms and organic local produce,
and host to some of the best wineries and award-winning restaurants in
Living and working in
Western NSW is very much a personal experience – there is something here for
What we can offer you
- Country living with a meaningful career path
- Paid leave entitlements
- Laundry and shoe
- Monthly ADO’s for full
- Generous salary packaging
options and other fringe benefits
- Flexible work practices
- Corporate wellbeing
programs, including the Fitness
for learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
- Professional growth and
accelerated career progression
you'll be working
Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol – Lightning Ridge, a part of the Western NSW
Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our
beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.
What you'll be doing
The Mental Health Registered Nurse is an integral part of the multidisciplinary
healthcare team providing nursing care to patients/clients of the health
service; and leading, directing and supervising other nurses and care roles in
the team, such as Enrolled Nurses (EN), Assistants in Nursing (AIN) and student
Registered Nurses (RN), to support quality care for patients/clients.
To apply, please address the following Selection
Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health
Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
ability to practice in accordance with the Registered Nurse Standards of
Practice, Code of Ethics for Nurses, and Code of Professional Conduct for
Nurses (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia).
effective clinical communication through the use of information
technology, written and verbal means; and sound interpersonal skills
including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.
understanding of patient centred care and demonstrated ability to work
effectively both independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary
health care team.
recent Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol clinical experience in a community
and/or impatient setting and commitment to quality improvement, practice
development and evidence-based practice.
ability to lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver
quality nursing care.
ability to effectively prioritise and organise workload and deliver care
with integrity and accountability.
unrestricted licence to drive in NSW with the ability to travel
occasionally for work purposes.
Need more information?
Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious
If you are applying for a Category A
position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees
must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.
NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment
and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for
this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly
as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDApplicationSupport.
Stepping Up – Close
The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the
recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp.
Applicants holding a
visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the
expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent
appointment is identified.
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the
role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates
may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent
and temporary) in the near future.
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