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Registered Nurse - Head to Health Centre in Darwin

Neami National

Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society

About the Role

  • Part time (0.6FTE), Maximum term contract until 30 June 2023
  • Nurses Award 2010 Level 2
  • 7-day rotating roster as per the operational requirements of the service

Neami National has partnered with the Larrakia Nation to deliver a new Head to Health Centre in Darwin, Northern Territory.

The Nurse will work within a multidisciplinary team to deliver a range of services to adults experiencing emotional distress, crises, mental ill health and/or addiction, and to their families. This role will support people and carers through a “no wrong door” approach. The Centre will provide a holistic approach to care, addressing a range of social, physical, and emotional needs, informed by the Collaborative Recovery Model (CRM) and supported by best practice in evidence-based and evidence informed care. The Centre adheres to the principles of the Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Declaration and will work with our partners the Larrakia Nation in the development and delivery of services to ensure culturally safe services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

What will you bring to the role:

  • Relevant clinical experience working within a rehabilitation/recovery setting is desirable
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to meet program goals and objectives
  • Knowledge of complex mental health and drug and alcohol issues
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the recovery mode

Mandatory requirements:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent.
  • Registration as a Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) and a current Certificate of Registration.
  • 2 years’ experience in mental health practice and a relevant post-registration and/or tertiary qualifications in mental health nursing is highly desirable.
  • Satisfactory criminal record check - Criminal record checks are mandatory for all new appointments.
  • A valid Northern Territory Driver’s licence.

Why work with us?

Neami offers its staff a variety of incentives, such as:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Comprehensive Learning and Development training
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Joe Petrucci, Regional Manager: 0429 437 495

Applications remain open until successful applicants identified.

No recruitment agencies candidates need apply.

We celebrate multidisciplinary teams and value the rich skills and experiences brought by applicants from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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