Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - UMHCC

Adelaide, South Australia, au
Company: Neami National
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 19:07:16


“Full citizenship for all people living with mental health issues in Australian society”

Exciting Mental Health Nurse Practitioner roles available at our brand-new service - Urgent Mental Health Care Centre. Be an integral member of the team!!

About the Service

The Urgent Mental Health Care Centre (UMHCC) provides person centered clinical nursing care services to consumers accessing the Urgent Mental Health Care Centre. The UMHCC is based on our formal partner, RI International’s (RII) “Crisis Now” movement and their international leading lived experience, high engagement, multi-disciplinary crisis model offering an alternative to Emergency Department presentations.

About the Role

  • Part Time positions available, Nurse Practitioner Level 3A/4A
  • 7-day rotating roster as per the operational requirements at UMHCC
  • Maximum term contract until 31 October 2022, with high possibility of extension to 30 September 2024; subject to review of funding contracts and performance.
  • As the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, you will form part of the UMHCC multidisciplinary team responsible for:

  • Providing clinical leadership and high-quality, person centered care to consumers accessing the UMHCC
  • Based upon the key principles of Clinical Practice, Leadership, Education and Research
  • Desirable Qualities

  • Experience as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (desirable)
  • Significant clinical experience in an acute, sub-acute or other setting in which crisis care is a core component of service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to build partnerships with government and non-government health and welfare service providers to pursue practical strategies to improve service delivery to consumers
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including using reflective practice principles
  • Advanced level of clinical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate the provision of crisis care
  • Knowledge of complex mental health and drug and alcohol issues
  • Knowledge of the recovery model
  • Mandatory requirements :

  • Credentialed status with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) would be highly desirable.
  • Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner).
  • Current Prescriber Number
  • Current WA Working with Children Check
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Police check (refer to PD) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Recruitment Information Session

    Want to know more? Come and join us for an online Information Session.

  • If you are interested in this position and/or want to know more about Neami National, Urgent Medical Health Centre and available positions, feel free to attend one of our Recruitment Information Sessions.
  • Session date and times will be confirmed when registering interest. To register interest please email

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