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Credentialed Mental Health Nurse - Bendigo

Mind Australia
  • Newly created opportunity
  • Permanent part time
  • Bendigo location

Mind Australia Limited is one of Australia’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

Based in Bendigo Victoria, The Way Back is a non-clinical service that provides psychosocial support to people experiencing a suicidal crisis or have attempted suicide. Our goals are to support at risk individuals to stay safe, build their capacity for self-managing distress and improve mental wellbeing.

Leading a team of support coordinators and an administrator, this role will see you enable, facilitate and coordinate care planning for eligible consumers.

Duties

  • Lead, coach and mentor your team to deliver a high quality service enhancing consumer networks and pathways
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with our clinical partners, external stakeholders and relevant internal teams
  • Coordinate clinical services for consumers with severe mental illness
  • Implement relevant practices and procedures

What you’ll bring

  • Professional experience as medical officer, mental health nurse, social worker, occupational therapist or psychologist, as defined by the relevant professional authority.
  • Recognised postgraduate qualifications in mental health such as Mental Health Nursing with ACMHN and/or experience in the provision of mental health care as a credentialed mental health nurse is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate patient care
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment in a health setting
  • Ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Driver’s licence and Working with Children check

Why Mind Australia?

  • Join a Not For Profit truly living its values
  • Learning, development and career opportunities
  • Generous Not For Profit salary packaging benefits

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now - reference number 12668. Please contact the person below for more information.

We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

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