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Registered Nurse - Integrated Chronic Care

Neami National
  • Part Time 0.9 FTE, Permanent
  • Attractive Salary: 84k – 88k p.a (pro rata) + super + salary packaging
  • Brunswick, Broadmeadows and possible co-locations at GP clinics
  • Flexibility to Work from Home

Full citizenship for all people living with a mental illness in Australian society.

About the Service

In April 2019 the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Networks (NWMPHN) commissioned the ICC service and Neami National was successful in delivering this service in the LGA’s of Hume, Moreland and Moonee Valley only.

The outcomes that NWMPHN and Neami National are seeking to achieve with this service are as follows:

That individuals experiencing severe and persistent mental illnesses who can be or are being appropriately managed in a primary care setting:

  • Are supported to achieve improved outcomes, including better self-management, for their chronic conditions;
  • Are offered access to physical and mental health supports

The target population are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Severe and persistent mental illness including people with severely disabling form of anxiety disorders and depression
  • And with a diagnosis of one or more chronic condition such as diabetes, cardio vascular disease, musculoskeletal conditions, chronic pain, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic heart failure.

Core duties

  • Provide direct support to consumers to promote independent living and participation in the community
  • Working with community partners
  • Maintain records and resources
  • Engage consumers and develop trusting and professional relationships
  • Work closely with clinical case managers in order to deliver the best possible comprehensive service to consumers
  • Collect, collate and maintain data on consumer contact

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 model

Mandatory requirements:

  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Driver’s licence
  • Suitable Vehicle
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • AHPRA Registration and maintenance of registration standards and continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Relevant qualifications including education and training
  • Neami National will require, as part of our condition of employment, that all candidates applying for any position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (or have received one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine and have a scheduled appointment to receive their second dose.)
  • Candidates will be required to provide appropriate evidence of COVID-19 vaccination to Neami National.

Incentives include:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Induction and extensive Learning and Development Program
  • Regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor
  • Salary Packaging providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pet friendly environment

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the Position Description, attached below.

If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Matt Bailey: 0437 759 624

Applications remain open until successful applicant identified. Apply now!

We are not taking applications from recruitment agencies.

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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