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Mental Health Nursing Trainer

APPLICATIONS CLOSE on 31st May 2017 at midnight (Canberra time)

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General Information
Assignment Code AV0317KI09
Duration 12 months
Proposed Start Date August 2017
Assignment Location Tarawa , Kiribati
Assignment Summary
Are you passionate about changing community perceptions, attitudes and practices towards people with mental illness? Join the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) as a Mental Health Nursing Trainer to improve mental health care service delivery and development.

Your role as Mental Health Nursing Trainer will work closely with the Senior Nursing Officer (SNO) at Te Meeria Ward to assist in the review of nursing processes and procedures on the ward and support the leadership and advocacy for mental health services in Kiribati. You will assist and train staff to develop and deliver mental health services that ensure safety and security of staff and patients. You will also provide training workshops as required and support the implementation of any new recommendations to enhance service delivery.

This assignment will directly improve health outcomes for psychiatric patients, and contribute to changing community perceptions, attitudes and practices towards people with mental illness.




Applications will be closing between the 21st and 31st of May – please click on the individual assignment for more information.

All Cambodia assignments are for an October mobilisation.

All key dates, including proposed mobilisations and briefings for the AVID program in 2017 are listed on our Key Dates page. 

For information about how to apply click here, and for hints and tips to help you with your application, click here. Good luck!

All Cambodia assignments are for an October mobilisation’

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