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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24365
Position Title Community Mental Health Clinician - Registered Nurse
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location Peninsula Community Mental Health Service
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• Ideal opportunity to develop your career
• Mornington Peninsula Location
• Salary Packaging Benefits



About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary
An exciting opportunity now exists for a Registered Mental Health Nurse with relevant mental health qualifications, and or experience to join our Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team.

The Aged Persons Community Mental Health Team (APCMHT), incorporating the Intensive Community Assessment and Treatment Team (ICATT), is a multidisciplinary team which provides a community-based specialist mental health service to clients living in the Peninsula Health Mental Health Service (PHMHS) catchment who are over the age of 65 experiencing severe and persistent mental health disorders.

Key Responsibilities
This specialist multi-disciplinary and integrated service provides care co-ordination, case management and community treatment, usually in the person’s place of residence and clinicians are available to provide family support, counselling and carer education. Care co-ordination for consumers is via assertive outreach or at satellite clinics based at Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud Hospital.

The mental health clinician works closely with other care agencies, general medical practitioners and residential aged care facilities.

See Position Description for further details.

Essential Criteria
The successful applicant will be a registered nurse clinician with advanced interpersonal skills and preferably have a broad range of experience in mental health and in particular aged persons mental health. They should possess skills in case management, risk assessment and recovery; and have a thorough understanding of the mental health system, as well as other community resources available.

Benefits
The successful applicant will receive excellent training, supervision and support in your clinical practice within a dynamic team environment and have access to salary packaging benefits


How to apply
To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.


Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.


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Selection Criteria
Contact Person Marina Nasso
Contact Number 97846999
Closing Date 21/09/2018
Position Description PD - Community Mental Clinician MH Nurse APMHT Aug.pdf