10 Jan 2019

Full-Time Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 – CYPMH Young People early Psychosis Intervention (YPPI) Team – Central Coast

Central Coast Local Health District – Central Coast

Job Description

With a rapidly growing population we offer a comprehensive range of services from acute care at Gosford and Wyong hospitals to sub-acute and community based services. We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge and enhance skills and compassionate in caring for our community. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us.

We invite you to come and be a part of our community. The Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty. From the bush to the beach there is plenty to do – swimming, surfing, diving, golf, restaurants, cafes, bush walks, sporting clubs and activities for the kids and great shopping – and all in a friendly and relaxed environment.

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What you’ll be doing
The CNS2 sits within the Young People’s early Psychosis Intervention (YPPI) team a clinical stream of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service. The YPPI Team follows first episode principles and interventions within an assertive outreach model of care. Clinicians manage a small case load of around 15-20 clients, specifically young people aged 12 up to 24th Birthday identified as experiencing early psychosis. Clinical interventions incorporate evidence based practice, with a focus on early intervention and recovery and family/carer support.

To promote cultural change regarding Children and Young People’s mental health within (specifically first episode psychosis) within CCLHD including General Wards, Emergency departments and Mental Health Inpatient Facilities.
The CNS2 is required to engage in service development and evaluation, staff education and student support.

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For role related queries or questions contact Catherine Merillo on 4304 7878 or email Catherine.Merillo@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: Thursday 24 January 2019

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