Community Mental Health Team Nurse Practitioner St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney


Position Title: Nurse Practitioner

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time

Hours per week: 38

Position Grade: Nurse Practitioner Level 1 to 4

Salary: $130,378.59- $139,598.55base salary per annum

Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Enterprise Agreement 2017

Department Name: Community Mental Health Service, Darlinghurst Campus

About us:

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing health services to our community. Guided by our values of compassion, excellence, integrity and justice, we promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and empower our people to learn, grow and innovate.

Benefits of working at St Vincent’s include:

  • Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
  • Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
  • Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
  • Career development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life balance

    About the role:

    We have an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team leading our approach to the provision of quality care to clients of the Community Mental Health Service.

    Our Culture:

    St Vincent’s is committed to employing a workforce that reflects the community we care for. We strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, sexuality or gender diverse and/or living with disability.

    Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2022_030). Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with this policy directive.

    About you:

    We are seeking a skilled and energetic Nurse Practitioner who possess a passion for person centred care. We welcome applications from people who are highly experienced in comprehensive clinical assessment, requesting diagnostic investigations, prescribing medicines/therapies including direct referral of consumers to and from other health care professionals. The role:

  • Is grounded in the nursing professions values, knowledge, theories and practice and provides innovative and flexible health care that compliments other health providers. The scope of practice is determined by the context within which the nurse practitioner is authorised to practice.
  • Provides leadership that facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice by identifying and participating in research, quality, audit and evaluation opportunities, in the provision and development of educational programs, clinical services planning and development of clinical practice standards.
  • Is regarded as a senior nursing clinician and resource person for the service and works closely with clinicians and management in the provision of care.
  • Manages and cares for consumers, families and significant others through utilising models of care that are appropriate, timely and of a high quality which are governed by authorised guidelines/polices.

    Application Instructions:

    To have you application considered you are required to upload a current CV/Resume as well as a separate cover letter/document addressing the ‘Selection Criteria’ as below. Internal applicants i.e. current employees of St Vincent’s Hospital or an entity of SVHA are required to apply via their Workday account.

    Selection Criteria

    1. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia

    2. Currently registered as a registered nurse with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (APHRA) and endorsed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and has a minimum of three years clinical practice experience as a Nurse Practitioner with experience within the field of Community Mental Health desirable.

    3. Ability to deliver evidenced based, patient-centred care within a complex environment, autonomously and collaboratively, using advanced and extended clinical skills.

    4. Demonstrated high level leadership within the workplace and across external agencies including the ability to form productive working relationships through highly developed communication, negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills.

    5. Comprehensive understanding of clinical governance, clinical practice development and current nursing issues.

    6. Demonstrated experience in contribution to nursing research, quality improvement initiatives and policy and procedure development and implementation.

    7. Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in daily practice.

    8. Demonstrated commitment to own professional development and support of others professional development through leadership, delivery of education and clinical practice support/supervision.

    Applications close on 30 August 2023



St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

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