Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health) CLONCURRY, Queensland Health

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health) CLONCURRY

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( ))
Mental Health and ATODS – CLONCURRY

Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of nursing other than in rural and remote Queensland .

This is your opportunity to work in a Mental Health service with a primary objective to ensure access to a comprehensive range of treatment and support services across the continuum of care including early intervention, prevention and promotion.

Join us today and enjoy a challenging, dynamic and diverse environment and contribute to our vision of creating:

Pathways to better health
for our North West communities.

About your opportunity ( )

The purpose of this position is to deliver high level specialist clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, intervention, case management, treatment, planning and evaluation. 

The role is expected to work collaboratively as a multidisciplinary team member within the Cloncurry and McKinlay Shire regions to address health issues in partnership with community-based organisations, other Government departments and North West Hospital and Health Service teams (such as Disaster Recovery and Tackling Regional Adversity).

What we are seeking:

  • Demonstrated high level clinical knowledge and skills in mental health nursing, maintenance of professional standards, knowledge of management practices, organisation and participation in quality and research activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical services of a complex nature, where established principles, procedures and methods require expansion, adaption and modification.
  • Demonstrated maintenance of currency and high quality of professional practice knowledge, skills and expertise by actively contributing to and participating in professional development activities.
  • Demonstrated contribution to the maintenance of professional, clinical and National standards within the context of Remote and community based Mental Health Services
  • Demonstrated high levels of initiative and responsibility to lead change in the identification, development and implementation of quality and service improvement activities that incorporate consumer and carer participation, contributing to an evidence-based model of service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply evidence-based principles to facilitate complex clinical decisions.
  • Requirements:

  • There is an expectation that applicants will possess or be working towards Authorised Mental Health Practitioner status.
  • Proof of qualification, registration with AHPRA and a current practising certificate are mandatory requirements.
  • The position may involve travel to various facilities or units within the North West Hospital and Health Service.
  • Class C motor vehicle licence.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role.
  • For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

    What’s on offer?

    Permanent full-time role, 76 hours per fortnight.

    Generous remuneration package value up to $144,228 p.a. comprising:

  • salary range between $116,092 to $126,037 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7)
  • 5 weeks p.a. recreational leave p.a. with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Other employment benefits may include:

  • Rural Area Nursing Incentive Package (RANIP) ( )
  • accomodation/relocation assistance may be available
  • salary sacrificing options ( )
  • professional development
  • shift, locality and laundry allowances
  • sick leave accrual
  • access to corporate discounts and employee wellness and assistance programs.
  • Interested..?

    For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Brendan Hartfiel on 07 4744 7103.

    Applications should be submitted ONLINE via the Smart Jobs and Careers website and close Wednesday 7 October 2020.