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About the service:
Northern Sydney Local Health District is one of the largest public health service providers in Sydney (and, in fact Australia). It stretches from Sydney Harbour to the Hawkesbury River and is staffed by over 12,000 employees.
You will be working at NSLHD’s brand new Mental Health facility located on the picturesque Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital campus. The new facility includes:
- a 35 bed acute adult inpatient unit to replace the existing Lindsay Madew facility
- a 12 bed child and adolescent inpatient unit (the first of its kind in the Local Health District!)
- child and adolescent mental health community services
- therapy rooms, family meeting areas, courtyards
- onsite parking for 155 cars
About the Positions:
We have a range of positions that need to be filled for the opening of our new facility to enable the provision of optimum care to our clients.
These include all levels of Mental Health Nurses, from enrolled nurses right through to Clinical Nurse Consultant, Clinical Nurse Educator & even management positions. We also have Allied Health positions on offer including roles such as Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Social workers and more. The teams we are looking to recruit will mean that you will work in highly specialised multidisciplinary teams.
Interviews will begin soon for a June/July start, so please send us an expression of interest or contact us (see below for details) for more information about our exciting opportunities.
Skills and Experience:
We have positions available for virtually all levels of Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health Service staff across Acute Adult and Child and Adolescent Inpatient streams. So whether you are starting out on your career path or seeking that special place where you can build on your existing skills, we have something for you!
Please note that while we do have a preference for candidates with a strong mental health background we are also very keen to hear from Paediatric nurses looking to move in to the Mental Health arena for our Child & Adolescent Unit.
As one of our successful applicants you receive an attractive salary package inclusive of superannuation, and our unique public sector salary packaging options to make sure you have more $ in your pocket at the end of the week. We also offer you an array of tailored leave options to facilitate you achieving true work life balance. Our special leave options will allow you to complete tailored opportunities for your career and educational development.
To deliver our vision and to continue providing world class healthcare, we embrace the following values:
· Respect and Dignity
· Fairness and Equity
· Care and Compassion
· Honesty and Accountability
· Profession and Learning
The Local Health District is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants.
Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NSLHD welcomes and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all positions described and any other positions across our Local Health District.
We are now taking expressions of interest (an email detailing who you are, how to contact you, what sort of positions as described above you are looking to apply to, and a CV ) for upcoming mass recruitment to our new state of the art facility. Please send your expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or please contact James, to discuss our exciting positions on +61 (02)9887 5490.
Check out or website at www.nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au for more information about the redevelopment and our Local Health District.
To submit your applications please click the 'Apply' button below.
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.