• Work with a leading provider of mental health recovery services
  • Community based setting, working with people living in the community
  • Week day, business hours

A Mental Health Nurse is a registered nurse who holds a recognised specialist qualification in mental health (nursing).  Taking a holistic approach, guided by evidence, the Mental Health Nurse works in collaboration with people who have mental health issues, their family and community, towards recovery as defined by the individual (ACMHN, 2010, p. 5).

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania is currently looking for either a credentialed Mental Health Nurse, a Registered Nurse with post-graduate qualifications in mental health, a Registered Nurse currently undertaking postgraduate qualifications or a Registered Nurse who is willing to undertake postgraduate qualification and will commit to credentialing.

The Richmond Fellowship Tasmania Mental Health Nurses provide clinical care and treatment services to adults with:

  • Provide services to adults with complex and severe mental illness.  Services may include:  care/support coordination, medication management and support, recovery-based interventions and referrals to other services and programs.
  • Work closely with primary care providers to identify and refer eligible people.
  • Work within the processes and guidelines provided by RFT to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the service (and program).
  • Actively manage caseload to increase access and throughput to the program
  • Maintain appropriate and up to date service records and documentation.
  • Contribute to data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Work in collaboration with the broader RFT Clinical Services Team and other stakeholders as required.

For a confidential conversation about the role please call Lisa – People and Culture Manager on 0459 263 733. For a copy of the position description please visit https://rft.org.au/jobs/

To apply for the position please email your covering letter and CV to lisap@rftas.org.au

RFT is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect, regardless of ethnicity, gender, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status or physical or mental ability.

Position Description – Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (South)