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Registered Nurse SLHD Mental Health Nursing Transition Program

Registered Nurse SLHD Mental Health Nursing Transition Program New South Wales SydneyRyde & Macquarie Park

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Permanent Full Time - Hiring Manager

Position Classification: Registered Nurse Remuneration: $65,692 - $92,236 per annum Hours Per Week: 38 Requisition ID: REQ297402 Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join our Mental Health Nursing Transition Program! Do you have current nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA), demonstrated understanding of evidence informed practice and critical thinking and commitment to person centred care and NSW Health Core Values. The Sydney LHD Mental Health Service is a specialty stream, managing and providing public mental health services across the Sydney and Inner West region. The Mental Health Service is committed to the provision of quality health services to the mental health community. We aim to deliver mental health nursing services which, through research and innovative commitments, sets standards that are emulated by other national and international nursing organisations. Nursing Services are seeking experienced registered nurses seeking a career change to the speciality of Mental Health Nursing, to undertake the 12 month Transition Programme into Mental Health Nursing. The Transition Program into Mental Health Nursing provides a pathway for the development of nurses so that they may acquire expertise in the management of patients and clients within the specialty of Mental Health. The programme includes academic coursework and clinical learning, with 3 x 4 month placements to enable the provision of practical experience in a wide range of speciality streams within Mental Health. Following the 12 month program, applicants would then continue as permanent employees of the Mental Health Service. This Transition Program is not for New Graduate Registered Nurses. The program will commence from mid-August 2022. To Be Considered For This Role You Must Have: A minimum of three years fulltime post-graduate Registered Nurse Experience Ability to work a 7 day rotating roster. What you will get in return... Become apart of a high performing and supportive team. Opportunity for Salary Packaging. This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2020 017). All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. Please provide proof of booster vaccination if available. SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ For further details on the role, please view the Position Description For enquiries, please contact Andrew Ng on 0438 965 262 or Andrew.Ng1@health.nsw.gov.au