Clinical Nurse - Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Service, Cairns Acute and Community Services - Innisfail OR Tablelands

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Share your knowledge and skills and further your experience here by joining our dedicated team in Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Services in one of two unique locations (Tablelands OR Innisfail). An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Nurse to make a real difference in the community by providing effective and efficient clinical care to patients and families in this unique health care environment. Apply Now!

Innisfail is situated one hour south of Cairns on the North and South Johnstone Rivers, and is surrounded by the tropical landscape of Far North Queensland. Lush sugar plantations flow from the dense rainforest coastline to the Palmerston National Park. Tea, bananas, pawpaws and other exotic tropical fruits are also grown within the area. Alternatively, the Atherton Tablelands are situated approximately 1200m above sea level on a plateau atop the Great Dividing Range about 100kms south-west of Cairns in Far North Queensland. Amidst fields of maize, peanuts, macadamia nuts, sugar cane and tropical fruits, the tablelands share the rainforest landscape with cattle grazing on verdant pastures.

 Salary commencing from $94 545 p.a. (Nurse Grade 6(1)), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CAH348813

Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.


Purpose of the Role

The Clinical Nurse is required to deliver direct nursing care at an advanced level, to people requiring mental health care in a community setting. As part of the Cassowary Area Mental Health Service team, you will be providing mental health intake/triage, assessment, short term and long term community base case management to people with a range of mental health conditions.

How to Apply

For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role.  If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on [email protected] to request it in .doc format. Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.  The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

26 July 2020
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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