• Full Time
  • Kadina

SA Health

Job no: 833791
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Mental Health, Nursing/Midwifery

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Mental Health Team
  • Location: Yorke and Mid North Region, based in Kadina
  • Salary: $121,537 – $126,970 p.a. – RN/M3
  • Employment: Ongoing Full Time



We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Mental Health Nurse Consultant to join our Community Mental Health Team on the Yorke Peninsula.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals facing mental health challenges. As a key member of our team, you will provide clinical nursing expertise and support the delivery of high-quality, safe mental health services across various settings, including community, acute, and rehabilitation services.  Key responsibilities:

  • Enhance mental health services through clinical expertise, ensuring compassionate care
  • Provide assessments, interventions, and consultancy for mental health consumers’ recovery
  • Deliver health education, counseling, and rehabilitation programs for individuals and groups
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to create tailored care plans and engage in continuous professional development.

Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate with at least 3 years post registration experience in Mental Health and holds a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent.

About You

  • Strong leadership skills encompassing communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and negotiation
  • Effective collaboration within multidisciplinary teams
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software and prioritisation of tasks to meet deadlines
  • Fostering a supportive workplace culture, promoting staff development and engagement.

About Us

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

Yorke and Northern LHN – We care for you

Work with us – Yorke and Northern LHN

Important Information

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is.  For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 833791.


Belinda Hall
Executive Assistant to Director of Mental Health
Phone: 8880 5400
E-mail: Belinda.Hall@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date

Thursday, 20th June 2024 – 11.55PM


833791 Mental Health Nurse Consultant Job Pack.pdf

RN Mental Health Job Capacity Statement.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

Advertised: 05 Jun 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Jun 2024 Cen. Australia Standard Time

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