Clinical Nurse Specialist – Community Mental Health

 Come for the adventure and stay for the people, scenery and amazing sunsets …

Work and play in one of the most sought-after and photographed locations in Australia.

Benefits attached to this position and location include: salary packaging, rental assistance, generous district allowance and other financial incentives, one weeks additional “North West Leave” and an Annual leave travel concession after 12 months of service.

Accommodation, inclusive of utilities, is provided/available for this appointment.

The Opportunity

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to progress your nursing career in Fitzroy Crossing!

With your advanced mental health nursing knowledge and skills, you will be providing specialist community mental health services to clients referred and carers, dispensing and administering medication both oral and for injection, and providing case management for cases allocated.

This is a full time fixed term contract vacancy, currently available until December 2022, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other similar vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed term, full-time or part-time) for the next twelve (12) months.

The Job Description Form attached provides a full statement of duties.

If you have any questions, regarding this position, we encourage you to contact Laura Webster on 08 9193 3605 or email

Employee Benefits:  In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice.
Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
Flexible working arrangements
Flexible leave arrangements

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Appointment to this position is subject to:

Evidence of current registration by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia detailing your registration in the category of Registered Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Provision of the minimum identity proofing requirements.
Successful Criminal Record Screening Clearance
Successful WA Health Integrity Check
Completion of a satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).
Provide evidence of Working With Children Check.
A current C Class drivers Licence and an ability and willingness to travel including overnight stays away from home.
Evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless exempt pursuant to HWD and/or BVD.

How to apply

Read everything carefully. If you don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity, we encourage you to apply online by clicking the ‘apply for Job’ button at the bottom of this page and provide:

A letter/document detailing how you satisfy the essential criteria found in the attached Job Description Form.
An up-to-date resume that clearly outlines your experience relevant to this job and lists your qualifications, including whether you eligible or possess a C or C-A drivers licence.
The names and contact details of two (2) professional referees - preferable for one to be your current supervisor or manager.
Your current COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

Lodging your application

Applicants are requested to apply online.

Please note you must have a current, valid email address to apply online and this email address will be used to communicate with you during the process.

As the lodgement is system generated, any submissions on, or after 4pm (Australian Western Standard Time) will not be accepted.

If you experience any difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.


The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Working with us will expose you to a range of career options along with living in vibrant country communities. There is a wealth of information about living and working in the Kimberley Region learn more about a nursing career within WA Country Health here.

WACHS is committed to living our values of Compassion, Quality, Integrity, Equity and Curiosity as we strive to deliver and advance high quality care for country WA communities.

Commitment to Diversity

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply. 
Fitzroy Crossing, WA, AU