Registered Nurse

About the organisation

Opportunities exist for registered nurses to work across the Top End Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (TEMHAODS) providing specialist clinical services to adult and adolescent clients employing inpatient and community models of care. Exciting future career development pathways are available for those wishing to progress into the following specialty areas: Mental Health Access Team, Perinatal Team, Child and Adolescent Team, Adult Team, Darwin Remote Team, East Arnhem Mental Health Team and Katherine Mental Health Team.

About the role

You will provide safe compassionate recovery focused care through the assessment, planning and implementation and evaluation of nursing care to achieve safe quality care outcomes that meet the goals of the individual. You will work within with registered nurse scope of practice in accordance with evidence based practice and legislation and work collaborative within the multidisciplinary team.

About you

To be successful you must be a registered nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency. You will need to demonstrate your ability to lead and co-ordinate client care resulting in positive clinical outcomes. In addition, you will need good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to contribute effectively within the multidisciplinary team. A demonstrated understanding of the impact of social and cultural challenges experienced by vulnerable communities and the role of the nurse in supporting them is essential.

What we offer

Home to the Larrakia people, Darwin offers an enviable outdoorsy lifestyle with an endless summer, plenty of attractions and annual events, and a rich multicultural heritage. We have the lowest COVID-19 restrictions within Australia and we are fortunate to experience the unique and diverse landscape of the Northern Territory on our doorstep. Locals embrace day trips to stunning waterholes, community spirit and short commutes!

Through growing your career in the Territory, you will be offered a competitive salary, salary packaging, up to 7 weeks annual leave, excellent career progression opportunities.

Relocation and quarantine assistance may be available if required. 

Close date: 18 October 2021

Point of contact: 

Leanore Torrens

08 8999 4943


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