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Consultation Liaison Nurse (RPN4) Mental Health Services

South West Healthcare

Are you a Registered Nurse with Post Graduate qualifications in Mental Health?

South West Healthcare’s Mental Health Services Division is seeking an experienced mental health nurse to fill the role as Consultation Liaison Nurse (CLN). This exciting new role will support the health service in managing mental health issues experienced by patients within the general hospital.

Working within the Mental Health Access Team and alongside the Mental Health medical team, you will focus on improving outcomes in patient care from a mental health perspective through working directly with patients and indirectly through increasing the capacity of staff to recognise and attend to the mental health needs of patients in these settings.

You will act as a link between generalist and mental health services. You will also deliver education and support to the general hospital setting, initially in Warrnambool, as well developing relationships and providing support and links between other hospitals within the region. Your role as CLN will be integral in the development of the new Consultation Liaison Service at SWHC. Initially you will undertake the development and implementation of the CL Service.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rochelle Hine (Manager Warrnambool Adult Team on (03) 5561 9100 or email rhine@swh.net.au

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and hold a Working with Children Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 18 February 2018. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.
Address Ryot Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280
Tel 03 5564 4155
 
Website www.southwesthealthcare.com.au