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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health - Co-responder - Queensland Ambulance Service) Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   4 views
Job Details

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Mental Health Co-responder - Queensland Ambulance Service) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Provide intensive, developmentally appropriate, community centred, mental health interventions
  • Provide a high level of assessment, treatment planning and case management to high risk patients
  • Advocate for the mental health needs of service consumers and their carers
  • Apply independent professional judgement, based on evidence to a complex caseload
  • Contribute to the development of clinical practice procedures and protocols that support the continuum of care

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Credentialed through the College of Mental Health Nurses, or be prepared to work towards a credential in Mental health nursing
  • Driver Licence
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading

Additional Benefits options

  • Access to the Fitness Passport (conditions apply)
  • Access to paid parental leave (conditions apply)
  • Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


  • Permanent part time (40 hrs per fortnight)
  • Base salary ranging from $64.90 - $70.47 per hour

About Us

The Acute Care Treatment is committed to providing a service that is empathic, courteous and able to develop positive relationships with people in crisis, founded on hope and recovery. The Acute Care Team operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day across variety of settings, on a continuous roster within the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service. Based in Southport and Robina.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Wednesday, 26 April 2023.

Job Ad reference:GC482547

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.