- Job posted on: 15th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Althea Wellness Centre provides primary clinical care and support to vulnerable clients with complex needs, and their family members/significant others. The service is primarily designed to meet the needs of people who have current or past substance use issues and/or other complex needs, who do not have a regular GP or are unable to have their needs met in mainstream health services.
Our Mental Health Nurse will work in the Woden clinic and various outreach locations that our mobile clinic “PAT” attends, in a supportive multidisciplinary team environment that includes GPs, nurses and allied health staff, as well as other Directions program staff, to facilitate an integrated holistic response.
The Mental Health Nurse is responsible for providing clinical mental health care, coordination and support for people with complex conditions, including mental illness and alcohol and other drug use, in clinic based and outreach settings. The position will also support Althea multidisciplinary team and other Directions’ practitioners through providing mental health consultation, information and advice.
All appointments will be conditional upon having a WWVP Check, satisfactory National Police Check. First Aid & CPR certification.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information regarding the position, please contact Directions’ HR and Operations Manager, Carolyn Andreae on 02 6132 4841 or alternatively you can email email@example.com, using the subject line: Mental Health Nurse enquiry via EthicalJobs.
The Position Description with selection criteria is available on the Directions’ website http://www.directionshealth.com/career-opportunities/.