Enrolled Nurse Mental Health - Casual Pool

Northern NSW Local Health District

Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: $28.47 - $31.88 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ116041

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up , o ur online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see www.border.gov.au

Where you'll be working

"A healthy community through quality care"

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville. Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.

Our people live in some of Australia's most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It's a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing

The Enrolled Nurse works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and assists in the provision of safe, evidence-based, person -centred nursing care in line with the policies, procedures and standards of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other statutory authorities.

Nursing care is provided utilising the principles of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery and in accordance with the National Practice Standards for Mental Health Workforce 2013 and the NSW Health Mental Health Competencies.

  • Current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (division 2).
  • Understanding of how to apply the principles of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery in the care of people with mental health issues.
  • Understanding of team nursing and demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of quality improvement, person- centred care and evidenced based practice.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice for an Enrolled Nurse.
  • Availability and capacity to participate in a 24 hour/ seven-day rotating roster which includes working all shifts, all days of the week including public holidays.

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For role related queries or questions contact Inkah Fischer on [email protected]

Applications Close: 31 December 2019

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Date Posted
6 Jul 2019
4 Oct 2019
Location
Upper Hunter Valley NSW
Occupation
Nurse

Job Type
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident
Skills
RECONCILIATION
RECRUITMENT
SURFING

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