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Reference Number 58879
Position Title Area Senior Nurse Consultant
Location Mid West Area Mental Health Service, Sunshine
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Area Senior Nurse Consultant


  • Provide nursing leadership and operational support to the new projects and emerging services
  • Situated at Mid West’s Area Mental Health Service, Sunshine
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance - Part time 0.5 Fixed Term until August 2022


The Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) is committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence-based (EB) treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills. Staff employed within the MWAMHS are expected to identify EB practice competencies and to use these in their clinical work


Your new role:


  • Actively participate in your own practice development by engaging in available learning opportunities
  • Prepare and/or review service delivery models
  • Building strategic relationships with key stakeholders
  • Co-ordinate and deliver new quality initiatives in collaboration with consumers and carers
  • Be the driver of the development of a leading edge service model
  • Provide nursing leadership in workforce development, education and professional development


About you:


  • Extensive senior psychiatric experience (at least 5 years) in a range of settings
  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of nursing research, service and practice development methodology
  • Capacity to support and build positive culture in the nursing workforce and develop the senior nurse workforce as leadership group
  • Proven ability to undertake quality development initiatives and education programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to represent psychiatric nursing education, training and professional development issues on Area-wide and NWMH committees


Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health


Our service strives to create the best possible learning opportunities available to complement and support both emerging and existing expertise.


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Vesna Dempster
Contact Number 0413247401
Closing Date 29/09/2021
Position Description
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