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Mental Health Nurse - Clare / Nuriootpa


Who are we?

At Sonder, we’ve been helping people across South Australia to improve their wellbeing and live better lives since 1993. We support thousands of people each year with mental health challenges, drug and alcohol use concerns, chronic disease management and employment.

Why are we hiring?

You may have noticed recently that Sonder has been advertising a large number of role opportunities - this is all due to our significant growth which has resulted in us being able to support more people in more communities. Whilst our growth has led to us now employing over 300 people, we’ve made sure to retain our friendly culture and practical approach.

What benefits can we offer?

When you work with Sonder, you become part of the Sonder family and that provides you with a number of benefits such as:

  • $5,000 relocation allowance for applicable applicants
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Meal & entertainment allowances
  • Paid parental leave, and much more!

Sonder are open to negotiating further benefits with the successful applicant to ensure an excellent working environment for you.

Learn about the position:

Location: This position is located at Sonder Clare or Nuriootpa

Clinical Care Planners play a key role in helping to provide care coordination for people with severe and complex mental illness managed by GP’s and Psychiatrists in the community.

Working within a recovery orientated framework, a joint care plan is developed with the individual and their key personal and professional supports to improve physical health and support effective management of their mental health symptoms and avoid unnecessary hospitalisation.

Support is targeted, complementing and enhancing existing GP, psychiatrist and allied mental health services. Further details can be found below.

Reporting directly to the Mental Health Clinical Lead, your responsibilities will be:

  • Working alongside patients, their GPs and other health professionals involved in their care to develop a joint care plan aimed to improve the ongoing management, coordination and treatment of complex and severe mental health management in general practice
  • Enhancing the effectiveness of a stepped-care approach to mental health care in primary care settings
  • Liaison and consultation with other professional employees

Experience requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven successful delivery of Clinical Care Coordination services or other relevant mental health services.
  • Experience in working with adults with severe and complex mental health needs.
  • A minimum 2 years supervised experience in the area of mental health.
  • A minimum 2 years relevant professional development and or supervision.
  • Experience in delivery of evidence based mental health interventions and assessments.

Qualification requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in using the Microsoft suite of software and databases
  • Mental Health Nurse and other appropriately qualified mental health professionals
  • Current and full registration with the appropriate registration authority
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Current Child Safe Environments

We encourage all applicants to read through the full position description before applying. This can be found at www.sonder.net.au/careers.

Please note: In accordance with the Emergency Management Direction No 2, regarding Healthcare Setting Workers, it is a condition of employment that you have the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by 8th November 2021 or have an endorsed medical exemption that meets government requirements.

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume to Sonder via our careers portal on our website.

Feel free to send any enquiries to employment@sonder.net.au using the subject line: Mental Health Nurse enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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