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Nurse Management Consultant - Community Mental Health - Alice Springs

NT Government

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join the 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, and acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

  • Mental Health Central Australia Region
  • Nurse Level 6 (Remuneration Package Range $153,589 - $159,670)

Comprising salary $133,064 - $138,388, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave.
In addition to above Package Range; postgraduate qualification and professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply.

  • Mental Health Central Australia Region
  • Ongoing vacancy in Alice Springs

the role

An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Mental Health Nurse to fill the position of Nurse Management Consultant, Community Mental Health Team Mental Health Central Australia Region (CAR).

The Nurse Manager is responsible for coordinating the clinical functions and service delivery of the Community Mental Health Team and the Crisis Assessment Treatment Team, including financial and human resources management. This role requires a strong cultural safety framework, a commitment to evidence based practice, extensive mental health experience across community mental health services and experience working within a clinical mental health leadership role.

Mental Health CAR delivers public mental health services through a number of interdependent specialist multi-disciplinary mental health teams based in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. This is a unique and rare opportunity in a highly interested field within a positive and supportive team environment.

For further information please contact Sarah Mackenzie Dodds, General Manager on 08 8951 5961 or Sarah.MackenzieDodds@nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Nurse Management Consultant - Community Mental Health enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Quote Vacancy Number: 3502

Application Information:

Applicants should address the selection criteria, provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address).

For a copy of the Job Description see below.

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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 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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