This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time and Fixed Term Part Time appointments with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:
- The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
- Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
- Appointments may be made from this pool until 04/01/2023.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service is seeking to appoint suitably experienced and enthusiastic individuals to the position of Clinical Nurse. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Clinical Nurse provides clinical and professional expertise in the delivery of recovery focused mental health intervention within the Home Treatment Team (HTT). In this role you will provide assessment, time limited management and support within the areas of speciality and advanced practice to consumers with complex and mental health needs, their families and carers, within and external to the service. You will also facilitate and promote patient safety and quality of care.
Area Profile: Fremantle Hospital Mental Health Service (FHMHS) provides recovery focused mental health services. It works in partnership with consumers and their carers and acknowledges that each individual is an expert in their own recovery. FHMHS provides services to the residents of Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville. It offers adult services to people aged 18 to 65 years and older adult services for people over 65 years. Our services include: acute inpatient mental health services and community mental health services (including outpatient clinics and continuing care programs).
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location based allowances
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Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
For further job related information we encourage you to contact Karin Farr on 0435 349 492.
Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
The attached Job Description Form provides an overview of the role, along with the selection criteria which you will be assessed against throughout the selection process.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
(Referees) It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.