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Reference Number 12199
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Older Persons Mental Health - COVID Service
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Department Mental Health Support
Location Mental Health Sup K-ESS
Classification BC/WMB Nursing Employees Enterprise Agreement 2013 - QNU Registered Nurse Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse - Older Persons Mental Health

 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years’ experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

 

The Clinical Nurse - Older Persons Mental Health position sits within the COVID Recovery Service – a time limited service established to meet the mental health and psychosocial needs of the older people of the Gold Coast in responding to the effects of COVID 19.

Provision of contemporary customer-focused services including:

  • Assessment of customer mental and physical health needs and formulation of relevant therapeutic plan
  • Delivery of both individual and group programs
  • Delivery of high quality evidence-based intervention and advice
  • Regular review of customer treatment plans and goals

The position holder will possess specialist knowledge regarding mental health specific assessments, clinical treatments, referral and psycho-education interventions as they relate to older people and will support the practice of a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) which aligns with the strategic goals of Mental Health Services, Community Allied Health and Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ). Full Time or Part Time option, Fixed Term until 31/12/2021, Gold Coast - Arundel Based.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.

Clinical Service Delivery:

  1. Utilise discipline specific skills, professional mental health knowledge and clinical decision making abilities to develop individual treatment and care plans for customers.
  2. Complete accurate assessment and review of both physical and mental health needs of customers.
    Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland

 

Working alongside people who love what they do
Salary Packaging
Product Discounts
Travel Discounts
Access to discounted holiday units
Employee Assistance Program

 

How to Apply:

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date.

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is: ‘a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all’. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Megan FLETCHER
Contact Number (04) 5593 6760
Contact Email MFletcher1@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 04/12/2020
Position Description
Clinical Nurse – Older Persons Mental Health - November 2020.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.