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Reference Number 38947
Position Title Consumer Engagement Nurse
Location Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit
Award Psych Enrolled WOCA [73]
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About Us:

The Midwest Mental Health Service Adult Acute Inpatient Program is a 29 bed service which provides therapeutic support for Mental Health consumers on their path to recovery. Our state of the art Intensive Care Area is designed to enhance therapeutic approaches with consumers.


About The Role:

  • Develop and facilitate therapeutic ward based groups; partnering with consumers in promoting and supporting consumer feedback processes
  • Co-produce consumer information with consumers and Consumer Consultants
  • Develop & source comfort tools & materials for consumer use
  • Engage consumers in activities that will improve recovery outcomes
  • Support education for clinical staff to improve clinical staff engagement with consumers  


About you:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Medication Endorsement in S/C, intramuscular, enteral and topical routes of medication administration
  • Current experience in an adult acute mental health setting
  • Evidence of professional development undertaken in group work and therapeutic approaches in supporting mental health consumers


What we Offer:

  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs




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

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Selection Criteria Desirable: Are you currently eligible to work in Australia? Eg Australian Birth Certificate or passport with working visa, permanent residency?
Desirable: Are you registered as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and are you able to provide a certified copy of your current Nurses Registration?
Desirable: Have you completed an approved training course recognised by AHPRA in enteral, topical, subcutaneous and intramuscular medication administration routes?
Desirable: Do you have current experience (within the last 12 months) as a nurse in an adult acute mental health setting?
Desirable: Do you have evidence of professional development undertaken in group work and therapeutic approaches in supporting mental health consumers?
Desirable: Do you have a current unrestricted driver's license?
Contact Person Maria Tsegos
Contact Number 83451260
Closing Date 27/02/2018
Position Description
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