Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health Project Officer)

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Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

Provide leadership in utilising expert knowledge and skills in nursing practice to develop and implement a new model of care. Apply advanced clinical knowledge and skills to network with relevant internal and external stakeholders, regarding Mental Health in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, to inform project direction, strategies and outcomes.

  • Accountable for Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and own standards, actions and the outcomes of nursing practice and professional advice given and for activities delegated to a registered nurse, or unregulated healthcare worker.
  • Collaborate with the NUM and the leadership team of the SQCOE and the Nursing Director Addiction and Mental Health Services to support the development and implementation of a Mental Health program.
  • Provide expert patient-centred practice participating in direct and indirect patient care provision across the care continuum within the practice area.
  • Utilise high level interpersonal and communication skills including negotiation, conciliation and well developed written skills in working with key stakeholders and staff in the development and implementation of the new program to address emerging needs and service trends.
  • In collaboration with the Management Team of the SQCOE; facilitate, develop and maintain an Indigenous Mental Health Program that benchmarks contemporary practice and evidence, including reports and recommendations, that would support planning for future growth.
  • Provide an expert patient-centred practice participating in direct and indirect patient care provision across the care continuum within the adult and primary health practice area.
  • Lead consultation and collaboration of key stakeholders to inform the development and implementation of a model of care for mental health practice within the SQCOE.
  • Collaborate with the health care team to standardise clinical specialty resources and processes.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).


10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - South
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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