Department of Justice

Clinical Nurse - Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs (BB-BB915)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

About the role

The Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drug (MHAOD) Branch of Offender Services Directorate delivers mental health and alcohol and other drug healthcare to some of the most vulnerable and high-risk individuals in the State. The MHAOD staff work to improve MHAOD patient outcomes and reduce associated harm and risks as far as possible.

MHAOD services are delivered by multidisciplinary teams made up of highly specialised staff including nurses, consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, Aboriginal mental health workers and prison support officers. 

The role of the Clinical Nurse (MHAOD) is to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of those identified as having mental health and/or drug and alcohol related problems, to assess and manage clinical risk and to participate in the development of the Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service.

About you

Eligible for registration in the category of registered Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.

How to apply

Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

We require you to submit:

A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement no greater than pages addressing all the essential role specific criteria contained in the Job Description Form.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as  late applications will not be accepted.

To submit your application click the  “Apply for Job”  button at the bottom of this page.  Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Candidate Search

If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.

Equity and Diversity

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

As a measure to achieve equality, Section of the Equal Opportunity Act applies to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Subsequent Vacancies

Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

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