Mental Health Intake Nurse - Community

Mental Health Intake Nurse - Community
  • $100,000 - $101,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AUS 2000
Job Ref: VAC-14636
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 17 November 2021

A Not for Profit based in Sydney that supports people living with mental illness and their families is seeking an experienced Intake Mental Health Nurse to join their team.

The role is a Community based Mental Health Nurse and the role would be based around the Sydney area from the Inner West - Eastern Suburbs.

Nurses work Monday to Friday in standard work hours (9am-5pm). There are no shifts. The organisation can provide flexibility within standard work hours to fit with family and other commitments outside of work.

This role would suit someone who is earlier in their career and aspiring to credential in Mental Health, but may not have completed the master degree or gained the necessary experience. You must be someone who shows initiative and is capable of working autonomously within the team.

The role:
* The Mental Health Intake Nurse will be responsible for conducting mental health triage and assessments and referring people to appropriate services or service providers
* You will engage and collaboration with key stakeholders including people who are referred, their families and carers, General Practitioners, Mental Health and non-mental Health Clinicians, and government and non-government service providers.

To succeed in this role you will need the following:
* Experience in a similar role
* Be an AHPRA registered nurse
* Experience working as a mental health nurse, with people with severe and complex mental illness
* Knowledge of community based mental health services, understanding of the community sector and experience working in an NGO will be desirable

To Apply:
* If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can contact Siobhan O'Toole on 02 4945 6208 for further information and a confidential discussion.
* Refer a friend and earn up to $750 referral bonus (T&C apply)

Medacs Healthcare
15/12/2021 01:43:15
AUD 100000 101000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Siobhan O'Toole

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