Clinical Nurse - Mental Health

Clinical Nurse - Mental Health

WA Country Health Service | bunbury, WA, AU

Posted 11 days ago

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Description

Clinical Nurse - Mental Health
Salary: RN Level 2 $93,171 - $98,742 p.a. pro rata
Location: Bunbury
Unit/Division: South West -> Bunbury Hospital Acute Psychiatric Unit
Work Type: Casual, Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
Position No: Pool Ref CNMH2022A
Closing Date: 2022-11-11 4:00 PM

The closing date for this Recruitment Pool has been updated to Friday 11 November 2022.

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in the beautiful South West Region of Western Australia?

In the South West you can enjoy fantastic beaches, beautiful vineyards, forests, caves and more, all within a short drive from Bunbury and Busselton. The Health Service providers within the South West region are looking to recruit suitably qualified Clinical Nurses.

Click on the link below to meet some of our wonderful staff who share their thoughts about what makes working for us in this beautiful region a rich and rewarding experience:

Working in our nursing team - YouTube

This is an open-ended Recruitment Pool for suitably qualified Clinical Nurses covering:

Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casual appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

The following must be noted:

The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications and will assess on a regular basis.
Interviews may not be conducted as part of the process but applicants may be contacted to request additional information.
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
Appointments may be made from this pool until 31/12/2022.

International applicants with suitable experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Position Profile: Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of high quality, client focussed care, the Clinical Nurse plans and facilitates client activities in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. The role provides support and supervision for other staff, liaising with all members of the health care team, clients and carers to ensure patient care meets National Health and Mental Health Standards. Successful candidates will work with clients resident in the Acute Psychiatric Unit.

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. For further information click here.
Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
Flexible working arrangements
Flexible leave arrangements
Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Lucy Murphy on 0438 104 845 or email lucy.murphy@health.wa.gov.au

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write statements addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2 pages and advised to write a letter and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

About WACHS: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

WACHS is committed to living our values. A key focus is on Community, where we apply: Compassion, Quality, Integrity, Equity and Curiosity.

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, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.

Additionally, if an employee is working in a residential aged care facility, they must comply with the Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions No 4 (or its replacement).

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector. Temporary sponsorship may be considered for suitable applicants with the required experience, skills and who are able to commit to working and living in a rural town. To be eligible for a casual or fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

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

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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Keywords: nursing, mental health, Bunbury, adult mental health

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