Registered Nurse - Acute and Continuing Care Team

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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (Up to 23 Oct 2020)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ138727

Number of FTE: 0.63
Location:
Dubbo NSW
Applications Close: 4 Dec 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic Mental Health Clinician with a passion for engaging with clients in an acute setting, and working within a multidisciplinary team environment to provide evidence based interventions. The successful applicant will be a creative problem solver with the ability to contribute to the ongoing development of the service.


Dubbo has two mental health inpatient units: a ten-bed adult acute unit and a ten-bed sub-acute step-up unit, both co-located at Dubbo Health Service.


Dubbo community mental health and drug and alcohol services consists of multidisciplinary teams offering comprehensive support for adult services, older persons’ services, infant, child, youth and family services and counselling services. Dubbo also operates an Opioid treatment facility.


Within the Dubbo region are the Wellington, Lightning Ridge and Bourke community mental health and drug and alcohol teams who provide outreach services to other rural and remote communities in the region.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff

  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits

  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport

  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learningand the NSW Health RTO

  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working

Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services – Dubbo, 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.


For more information about the Western NSW Local Health District, watch our video!


To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Demonstrated 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).
  3. Demonstrated 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.
  4. An understanding of patient centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  5. Recent clinical experience relevant to the position and commitment to quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality nursing care.
  7. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise workload and deliver care with integrity and accountability.

Need more information?

 
Help with your application

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 our website page.


Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email chantal.bates@aes.org.au or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email abbey.orcher@aes.org.au. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

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.

Working visas

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.

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NSW Health
Direct Employer


Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000
Web: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/

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Company Profile

3 December 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Dubbo
Salary: $32.37 - $45.45 ph plus super AUD per year
Work type:
Part time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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