MHDA Clinician Registered Nurse – Recovery

MHDA Clinician Registered Nurse – Recovery


Job Position: MHDA Clinician Registered Nurse – Recovery

Company: NSW Health

Expected salary: $70049.73 – 98351.39 per year

Location: Broken Hill, NSW

MHDA Clinician Registered Nurse – Recovery Job Details:


This position qualifies for a Recruitment Incentive Package up to the value of $10,000 (pro-rata part-time/temporary positions less than 18 months), and a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (pro-rata part time), under the

This scheme recognises the role key health workers play in enabling the delivery of rural and remote health services, and aims to provide incentives over and above award entitlements, to attract and retain staff in these areas.

To recognise ongoing service in this role, once the successful candidate has served a qualifying period, they will become entitled to a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued up to $10,000 (as taxable income).

For more information, please discuss incentive options with the contact person for this role.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $70049.73 – $98351.39 + Super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ467906
Location: Hospital

We really aren’t that far away – only 3 hours’ drive from Mildura, 5 hours from Adelaide or a short flight from anywhere in Australia.

Broken Hill truly is a town like no other with a supportive community that will welcome you with open arms. We can’t wait to see you! Take a quick look at ” ” in the Far West.
What you’ll be doing

  • Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Registered Nurse Recovery performs specialist mental health and drug and alcohol assessment, care planning, case management services for people experiencing mental health and drug and alcohol problems, who are current participants of the Far West Recovery Centre.
  • The Far West Mental Health Recovery Centre is a 10 bed step up/step down inpatient facility that provides care for people with subacute mental illness. It involves a strong collaboration between the Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) and a Non-Government (NGO) that is contracted to operate the service.

What is on offer

  • Extra week paid annual leave
  • Salary packaging (pay less tax!), this includes Remote Area Housing Benefit and Meal Entertainment Card
  • Paid Allocated Day Off (ADO) Every Month
  • Isolation & climate allowance
  • Special rates at local gyms
  • A comfortable country lifestyle that supports balance & wellbeing

About the Far West LHD

The is the westernmost LHD under NSW Health, providing high quality public health services to the communities in far west NSW. Our vision is to create “excellence in rural and remote healthcare”. The key to our success is our diverse and inclusive workforce. We employ over 800 clinicians and support staff across 9 health facilities in Broken Hill, Balranald, Dareton, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tibooburra, Wentworth, White Cliffs and Wilcannia. We encourage you to consider joining our friendly team for a meaningful and rewarding career in rural and remote healthcare.

About Broken Hill

A true “Oasis in the Outback”, Broken Hill is a thriving regional town in far west NSW full of diversity, history and character. Being Australia’s first city to be Nationally Heritage Listed, Broken Hill is a culturally rich town with a vibrant art scene with over 20 galleries! The unique attractions, festivals and beautiful natural landscapes see tourists flock from all over, but the ones who stay quickly fall in love with the place and its liveability.

With a population just shy of 20,000, Broken Hill is small enough to allow for a relaxed country lifestyle, while big enough to provide all the desired facilities of a regional hub including major supermarkets and retail stores, excellent schools (7 primary & 2 high), multiple gyms & aquatic centre, well-known fast food franchises and a plethora of trendy restaurants, pubs and cafés.

The beautiful Murray-Riverina region is just 2.5 hours from Broken Hill, and after a short, 5-hour drive you can enjoy the beautiful Barossa Valley – South Australia’s internationally acclaimed wine region. For a town so unique, it’s really not that far away with just a short 1hr15m flight from Adelaide, a 2hr flight from Melbourne or a 2hr 30m flight from Sydney.

Broken Hill truly is a town like no other with a supportive community that will welcome you with open arms. We can’t wait to see you soon!

How to apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria in the application as thoroughly as possible.

  • Current Nursing registration with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with a minimum of two years clinical experience in mental health and/or drug and alcohol.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills both written and verbal, with intermediate computer skills, including use of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated application of evidence based practice and critical thinking to advocate for and implement individualised person centred care patient care
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team with a commitment to working with service partners, including carers and NGO’s.
  • Demonstrated commitment to work and partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and families and employees to enhance health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
  • Evidence of participation in own professional development and commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills, and willingness to apply and share professional expertise with colleagues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the recovery model and patient centred care.
  • Current licence to drive in NSW

The Welcome Experience

The Welcome Experience in Broken Hill connects you and your family with local people and local resources to help you settle in and feel at home in your new community faster.

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For role related queries or questions contact Vanessa Smith on [email protected]

Applications Close: 10/3/2024

At Far West Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences, but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background, people with a disability and people from the LGBTQI+ community to apply.

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