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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Psychogeriatric - Alice Springs

NT Government

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.

Department of Health

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

Alice Springs

Ongoing vacancy

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 erica.whitehead@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Clinical Nurse Consultant - Psychogeriatric - Alice Springs (36336) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Quote vacancy number: 36336

APPLICATION INFORMATION

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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