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Northern Sydney Local Health District Assistant in Nursing – Royal North Shore Adult Mental Health Unit Full Time in St Leonards NSW

Northern Sydney Local Health District

Branch St Leonards NSW AU

Position:
Assistant in Nursing – Royal North Shore Adult Mental Health Unit
Location:
St Leonards NSW

Understanding the needs of Mental Health Clients. The AIN assists in the provision of nursing care to mental health patients within an acute care setting and…

The role of the Assistant in Nursing [AIN] within Mental Health Drug and Alcohol [MHDA] Services is to support both the nursing and multidisciplinary team under the direction of a Registered Nurse [RN].

The AIN assists in the provision of nursing care to mental health patients within an acute care setting and provides within their identified tasks direct patient care activities that support the recovery of acute mental health patients under the supervision of a RN. The role also involves the collecting of health care information, documenting and communicating the information back to the RN.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Assistant in Nursing who has a commitment to working in mental health. This position will give you the opportunity to work in the adult inpatient unit, to develop your mental health nursing skills within a supportive clinical environment.

This position is Permanent Full Time and is classified as an Assistant in Nursing. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis.

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Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.

Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities to apply.

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.

Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf .

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. If you are successful for a position designated as child-related employment you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

An eligibility list may be created for this position. If you are placed on the eligibility list, you may be deemed eligible for similar roles in the future. Your details may be passed to other managers for consideration. If you are selected for interview and do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor for this position.

Selection Criteria
HLT32057 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Descriptor: Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care).

Understanding the needs of Mental Health Clients.

Well-developed communication skills.

Commitment to work as part of a Multidisciplinary team

Knowledge of confidentiality issues.

Demonstrated computer skills.

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: St Leonards, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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