Registered Nurse (Complex Care Coordination – Mental Health)2019-05-27T14:13:08+10:00
Johnathan Thurston AcademyTaking employment back to basics. We simply introduce jobseeker to jobs! It's that simple.The Johnathan Thurston Academy, with Lendlease as our major employment partner, has a unique collaborative employment zone. The goal and focus is to connect job seekers to all of our employment partners throughout the nation. We aim to ensure that all opportunities for potential connections are both exhausted and managed in the one zone. We have created a unique and sophisticated platform that streamlines all employment opportunities between job seekers and employers.We represent employers across all industries, we encourage you to keep in touch by registering to our JTHotJobs https://www.jtacademy.com.au/jts-job-board/Our client: The Townsville Aboriginal and Islanders Health ServicesEmployment Type: Full TimeLocation: Townsville and RegionApplication Closes: 5pm Wednesday, 22 January 2020Primary Health CareFull Time (up to 12 Month contract with possible extension)TAIHS is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse (Complex Care Coordination – Mental Health) to join our team. TAIHS is a community Controlled Aboriginal and Islander Health Service and provide holistic Primary Health Care services incorporating a bulk-billing general practice medical clinic, a dental clinic, an individual support and advice service, mental health counselling, community health screening and health promotion activities.This role serves to help people diagnosed with mental illness to access a range of different services in order to promote and support recovery.  This includes interacting with various clinicians, health care providers, the individual, their carer/family members and significant others to achieve the best possible health outcomes.  Essentially, the role aims to improve the coordination of the services provided by multiple agencies (including TAIHS) using an interdisciplinary model of care coordination.  This role involves coordinating, facilitating and integrating mental health treatment, care and support relevant to individual patient needs.Qualifications and Experience Current Registered Nurse AHPRA registration with at least 5 years clinical experience in the field of mental health.Knowledge of mental health best practice in relation to health promotion, prevention and early intervention.Demonstrated experience in the provision of services and support patients in the primary health care setting is desirable but not essential.Ability to deliver professional clinical care in the primary health care setting working in collaboration with GP’s and THHS.Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication skills and report writing skills.Awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, history and the issues affecting the lives of TAIHS client group.Practical RequirementsSatisfactory Police Check – no Serious/Criminal/Court Record (if required).Hold a current C Class Queensland Driver’s Licence.Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card (as required).Current Queensland Notice of Suitability or willingness to apply.Work out of normal hours of duty and travel across the region may be required.To view the Position Description download here.Download the Applicant Information Summary to accompany each application.Applications Close:  5pm Wednessday, 22 January 2020Email:    recruitment@taihs.net.au Phone:  (07) 4431 1403 or 4431 1420ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY**Applications lodged without the required documentation will be deemed incomplete** 0 AUD Townsville

Registered Nurse (Complex Care Coordination - Mental Health)

Johnathan Thurston Academy

Taking employment back to basics. We simply introduce jobseeker to jobs! It's that simple.

The Johnathan Thurston Academy, with Lendlease as our major employment partner, has a unique collaborative employment zone. The goal and focus is to connect job seekers to all of our employment partners throughout the nation. We aim to ensure that all opportunities for potential connections are both exhausted and managed in the one zone. We have created a unique and sophisticated platform that streamlines all employment opportunities between job seekers and employers.

We represent employers across all industries, we encourage you to keep in touch by registering to our JTHotJobs https://www.jtacademy.com.au/jts-job-board/

Our client: The Townsville Aboriginal and Islanders Health Services

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Townsville and Region
Application Closes: 5pm Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Primary Health Care
Full Time (up to 12 Month contract with possible extension)

TAIHS is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse (Complex Care Coordination – Mental Health) to join our team. TAIHS is a community Controlled Aboriginal and Islander Health Service and provide holistic Primary Health Care services incorporating a bulk-billing general practice medical clinic, a dental clinic, an individual support and advice service, mental health counselling, community health screening and health promotion activities.

This role serves to help people diagnosed with mental illness to access a range of different services in order to promote and support recovery.  This includes interacting with various clinicians, health care providers, the individual, their carer/family members and significant others to achieve the best possible health outcomes.  Essentially, the role aims to improve the coordination of the services provided by multiple agencies (including TAIHS) using an interdisciplinary model of care coordination.  This role involves coordinating, facilitating and integrating mental health treatment, care and support relevant to individual patient needs.

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Current Registered Nurse AHPRA registration with at least 5 years clinical experience in the field of mental health.
  • Knowledge of mental health best practice in relation to health promotion, prevention and early intervention.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of services and support patients in the primary health care setting is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to deliver professional clinical care in the primary health care setting working in collaboration with GP’s and THHS.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication skills and report writing skills.
  • Awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, history and the issues affecting the lives of TAIHS client group.

Practical Requirements

  • Satisfactory Police Check – no Serious/Criminal/Court Record (if required).
  • Hold a current C Class Queensland Driver’s Licence.
  • Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card (as required).
  • Current Queensland Notice of Suitability or willingness to apply.
  • Work out of normal hours of duty and travel across the region may be required.

To view the Position Description download here.

Download the Applicant Information Summary to accompany each application.

Applications Close:  5pm Wednessday, 22 January 2020

Email:    recruitment@taihs.net.au 
Phone:  (07) 4431 1403 or 4431 1420

ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

**Applications lodged without the required documentation will be deemed incomplete**