Clinical Nurse (Mental Health – Continuing Care Team)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Government

Provide efficient and responsive mental health evidence-based care within the Mental Health Adult Community, based from our Southport facility.

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  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Yearly Salary: $96909 – $103768
  • Contact Name: Cam Caldwell
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 09-FEB-21

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse (Continuing Care Team) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Deliver clinical services within an integrated mental health service environment with a multidisciplinary team focus, incorporating clinical assessment, management/treatment planning, interventions, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs and support services
  • Apply professional knowledge and skills in clinical decision making under the practice supervision or professional guidance of a more senior clinician and progressing to more independent clinical judgement commensurate with level of clinical expertise
  • Contribute to the clinical education of students and other less experienced staff in consultation and with the support of senior clinical staff
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide integration and coordination between different sites or programs and to facilitate the delivery of an efficient and responsive mental health service to the public

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against – Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Hepatitis B
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
  • Driver’s Licence

Benefits

  • Career Development
  • Flexible work policies
  • Leave loading
  • Mentoring
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture

Salary

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $96 909 – $103 768 per annum

About Us

The Continuing Care Team (CCT) provide efficient and responsive mental health care, and coordination of evidence-based consumer care in accordance with organisational goals, within the Mental Health Adult Community based at Palm Beach.

It is the aim of this service to offer a recovery-oriented approach that is person-centered, strengths based, collaborative and empowering. There is an emphasis on consumer choice, building resilience and enhancing opportunities for social inclusion. The CCT operates on the premise that consumers can and do recover from mental illness

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals – Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Tuesday, 9 February 2021.

Job Ad reference: GC362346

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted