Registered Nurse (Mental Health)_SVHN

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Position Title: Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours per week: 38 hours
Position Grade: Registered Nurse
Salary: $64184.86 to $90122.83
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (non-declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Agreement 2017
Department Name: PECC

Position Summary

Applications are invited from skilled and energetic Registered Nurses with a passion for person centred care to join our dynamic and accomplished multidisciplinary team providing care for people with mental health disorders / illnesses living in the inner city area. The St Vincent’s PECC provides specialist short stay mental health assessment, intervention and treatment and is co-located in the Emergency Department. Nursing staff have the opportunity to work in both the 6 bedded PECC unit providing intensive outcome orientated treatment and psycho-social interventions in addition to working in the Emergency Department providing assessment and care for mental health presentations.

We offer applicants a supportive team environment and stimulating workplace with a variety of learning and development opportunities. Applicants will benefit from having prior experience working in mental health or have a keen and motivated interest to pursue a career in mental health nursing.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

Selection Criteria

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Currently registered as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
  • Demonstrated ability to work within the interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with email and an electronic patient record system
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in their daily practice as a registered nurse
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills and ability to prioritise competing workloads with in a complex environment

An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the attached link below in order to assist you with completing your application. Please apply examples which relate your practice in working with mental health consumers where possible.

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.

Applications Close: 28th August 2019

Click here to apply.

For further enquires please contact Sinead Blundell [Tel: 02 83821314] [Email:]

NSW Health
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Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000

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4 October 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Darlinghurst
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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