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Mental Health Nurse - Lightning Ridge

  • : 29-Jun-2018
  • : Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

NSW Outback Division of General Practice LTD 

The NSW Outback Division of General Practice (NSW ODGP) is a health service provider working to improve the health of people living in the outback shires of Cobar, Bourke, Brewarrina, and Walgett. NSW ODGP currently has the following full time Mental Health Nurse vacancies and is looking for enthusiastic professionals to join the organisation and contribute to our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in north western NSW. The NSW ODGP manages a variety of health contracts focusing on early intervention and prevention of disease, chronic disease management, mental health care, healthy lifestyle programs and health promotion. 

The Mental Health Nurses will work within the ODGP MHNIP program based upon an innovative model of care and collaborative service framework involving Local Health District Mental Health Services, General Practice and Aboriginal Health Community controlled services. The MHNIP positions will be working directly with General Practice led multidisciplinary teams in both mainstream GP and Aboriginal Medical Service settings as well as undertaking brief clinical placements with the Local Health District Mental Health services to strengthen the Stepped Model of Care. 

If you’re looking to join a dynamic organisation with ideas, exciting networks within the health and academic sector, innovative community partnerships, a commitment to quality and a determined agenda to deliver sustainable health outcomes for the bush; send us your CV and application to join a not-for-profit NGO and make a difference. 

The NSW ODGP vacancies for full time Mental Health Nurses are based in the following locations. It is desirable that the Mental Health Nurse is MHNIP Australian College of Mental Health Nursing (ACHMN) credentialed or at a minimum committed to achieving ACMHN’s credentialing within the first year of service. 

Highly attractive salary packages (based on CNC rate - $94,000 to 98,000 plus leave loading and superannuation) will be paid according to qualifications and experience and will be in line with the relevant modern awards. As a public benevolent health organisation, NSW Outback Division of General Practice Ltd employees are entitled to an attractive salary packaging component or remuneration.

Click here to view the Position Description.

Click here to view the Application Guidelines.

Click here to view the Application Form.

For enquiries please contact Liam Rice, NSW Outback Division of General Practice on 0268 724 777 or email liam.rice(at)

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm Friday 29 June 2018


Support to go rural

The NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) may be able to help you make the move to rural practice through the Australian Government Rural Health Workforce Support Program. The Program aims to increase access to quality primary care for rural and remote populations by growing and supporting the rural health workforce.

Through the Rural Health Workforce Support Program, RDN can provide recruitment, orientation and retention support services to nurses and allied health professionals moving to rural and remote NSW. We may even be able offer you financial support if you are moving to a more rural location. 

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