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Reference Number 55189
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2
Location North West Area Mental Health Service,  Coburg
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

  • Work with the team at North West Community Mental Health
  • Provide assessment and treatment of consumers with complex mental health related needs within the medication clinic
  • Ongoing Part Time position with negotiable flexible hours  - 48 hours per fortnight 

The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Your new team

  • The North West Community Mental Health Team Coburg is an integral program of North West Area Mental Health service.
  • We provide services for people, who are experiencing mental illness who require short, medium or longer term support and care
  • Consumers reside in the City of Moreland and Hume

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Predominately work within the Long Acting Injectible Medication clinic providing medication and physical health service to consumers
  • Focus on medication support to consumers and their families/carers 
  • Provide follow up appointments, prescriptions and clinical handover to treating team when required
  • Support clinicians with medication administration for their consumers
  • Home visits to consumers’ home for the purpose of supervising medication and assessing mental state

Your Contribution

  • Highly motivated
  • Sound clinical skills with an understanding of the recovery framework
  • Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act its amendments and other relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated capacity for initiative and an ability to work appropriately with limited direction
  • Relevant clinical qualification, knowledge and demonstrated skills in the principles and practice of working with people with severe psychiatric disorder
  • Skills in liaison, collaboration and negotiation with other service providers, consumers and carer groups and other community agencies
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development

Our Commitment to you


Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 


The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. 




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Tanya Goodison
Contact Number 0438184936
Alternate Contact Person Ancy Joy
Alternate Contact Number 93559700
Closing Date 24/01/2021
Position Description
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