- Job posted on: 29th Jul 2021
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Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory
If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.
Clinical Nurse Consultant- Psychogeriatric
Nurse 5 - Remuneration Package Range $136,488 - $142,152 (Comprising salary $118,092 - $123,051, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave). In addition to above Package Range; salary sacrifice provisions apply.
Community Allied Health and Aged Care
We are seeking an enthusiastic Clinical Nurse Consultant to become part of the Aged Care Unit in Alice Springs as a Psychogeriatric Clinical Nurse Consultant (N5)
This position provides comprehensive assessments, planned interventions and co-ordinates care for older persons with mental health disorders and severe dementia with BPSD (Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia) within the Central Australia
It also enhances the continuum of service for the older person with a mental health illness and prevents risk of institutionalisation and / or de conditioning whilst in a hospital setting.
This position works closely with the Psychogeriatric Case Manager and both positions have Regional responsibility in the Central Australian Area
This position is part of the Aged Care Unit, which incorporates the Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP), Cognitive Support Service, Aboriginal Liaison and Psychogeriatric Service.
For further information please contact Erica Whitehead, Manager Aged Care Unit, on 08 89516735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Clinical Nurse Consultant - Psychogeriatric - Alice Springs (36336) enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Quote vacancy number: 36336
Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please click Apply Now.
Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au.
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ https://forms.pfes.nt.gov.au/safent) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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