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Nursing - Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drugs Talent Pool - Queensland Health

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Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time,Non-Standard-Hours
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 3, Nurse Grade 4, Nurse Grade 5, Nurse Grade 6 (...
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Cairns region,Central West Qld,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Far North Qld,Gold Coast,Ipswich region,Logan - Beaudesert,Mackay region,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,North West Qld,Rockhampton region,South West Qld,Sunshine Coast,Toowoomba region,Townsville region,Wide Bay
Job ad reference QLD/559061A
Closing date 31-Dec-2024
Job duration
Contact person Candidate Care Team
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Queensland Health is now recruiting experienced Mental Health Nurses!

The opportunity

Queensland Health provides world-class public health care in Australia, and we are now recruiting experienced Mental Health Nurses - Australia Wide!

We have opportunities in a variety of settings:

  • Inpatient settings including Adolescent, Adult or Older People Units
  • Community Mental Health Services – Acute Care Teams (intake), Continuing Care Teams (community-based services), Homeless Health Outreach Teams
  • Child Youth Mental Health Services,
  • Alcohol Other Drug Services,
  • Community Care Units
  • Forensic Mental Health and other speciality roles!

Queensland Health has a total of 16 hospital and health services, in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote, and coastal areas across the state.

The roles available will be widespread across 16 Health Services which include:

  • Cairns and Hinterland
  • Children's Health
  • Central Queensland
  • Central West 
  • Darling Downs
  • Gold Coast
  • Metro North
  • Metro South
  • Mackay
  • North West 
  • South West
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Torres and Cape
  • Townsville
  • Wide Bay 
  • West Moreton

Working for Queensland Health provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work across a myriad of settings including inpatient, residential treatment services, within the community and home based outreach.
  • Salary packaging
  • Annual incremental salary increases, and guaranteed pay rises for three years
  • Professional support and development
  • To be considered

We are encouraging applications from suitability qualified Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs Nurses with experience across a broad range of specialities for job opportunities on either a full time or part time basis. To be considered for these opportunities, you must have the following:

  • Minimum 12 months demonstrated experience in your clinical area of expertise
  • Relevant qualifications and the ability to provide registration/memberships as appropriate to your discipline (eg, AHPRA)
  • Ability to provide vaccination evidence
  • Australian Working Rights

You may be eligible for the Queensland Health Attraction Incentive Scheme. Please refer to the guideline located on the Attraction Incentives website to view eligibility and conditions.

Please note: this is a general expression of interest targeting all positions – only some of these positions are eligible as per the guideline located on the Attraction Incentives website.

How to apply
Submit a copy of your Resume and complete the online questionnaire by clicking 'Apply Online' below.


Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months


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