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Reference Number 49523
Position Title Medication Supervision Nurse
Location North West Area Mental Health Service,  Coburg
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Work with the team at North West Community Mental Health
  • Located in Coburg
  • Outreach Medication Supervision Position
  • Part Time, Fixed Term - 40 hours per fortnight (secondment backfill position until 2020)

Life With Us:

The North West Community Mental Health Team Coburg is an integral program of North West Area Mental Health service. We provide services for people, who are experiencing mental illness who require short, medium or longer term support and care. Consumers reside in the City of Moreland and Hume.

 

A Job to Be Proud Of: 

  • Provide assessment and treatment of consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers, and support other clinicians in the delivery of high quality mental health care
  • Focus on medication support to consumers and their families/carers in their home environment
  • Provide follow up appointments, prescriptions and clinical handover to treating team when required
  • Support clinicians with medication administration for their consumers
  • Home visits to consumers’ home for the purpose of supervising medication and assessing mental state
  • Undertake education or training on interventions relating to adherence
  • Medication & physical health related projects

Your Contribution: 

  • Highly motivated
  • Sound clinical skills with an understanding of the recovery framework
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act its amendments and other relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of and experience in community liaison and the development of community networks
  • Demonstrated capacity for initiative and an ability to work appropriately with limited direction
  • Relevant clinical qualification, knowledge and demonstrated skills in the principles and practice of working with people with a severe psychiatric disorder

Our Commitment to You: 

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

 

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

 

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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 Tanya Goodison
Contact Number 0393559700
Alternate Contact Person Ancy Joy
Alternate Contact Number 0393559700
Closing Date 24/08/2019
Position Description
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