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Reference Number 53735
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Grade 2
Location Inner West Area Mental Health Service - RMH
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Registered Nurse - Level 2
  • Full Time (Shift Work) position, 80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Supportive Team Environment

Life with Us:

  • Multidisciplinary team in a unique and motivating work environment.
  • Work with challenging and complex mental health and physical presentations.
  • You will make a difference to the lives of the people with whom you work.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities and staff support programs are readily available.
  • The Eating Disorders unit has a very close affiliation with the Victorian Centre for Excellence in Eating Disorders as does the Neuropsychiatry Unit with Melbourne University (and numerous other organisations).
  • NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) is very conscious of providing the most up to date Evidence Based interventions to our consumer group.

Your Contribution:

  • Registration as a registered nurse under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or, Bachelor Degree in Nursing plus a Postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Relevant knowledge and demonstrated skills in the principles and practice of working with people with a psychiatric disorder or disability, and their carers, families and dependent children
  • Well-developed writing skills and an ability to promptly prepare case assessments, clinical notes, reports, plans and other forms of documentation
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation, Government policy and strategic directions in psychiatric services

Our Commitment to You:

  • Full Time position for registered mental health nurse working a rotating roster inclusive of night shift and weekend work throughout the year
  • Being part of a large NWMH Nursing workforce and the Inner West Area Mental Health Service with a well-established and cohesive leadership group including several Senior Nurses
  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

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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.

Selection Criteria Essential: Registration as a registered nurse under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Essential: Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or, Bachelor Degree in Nursing plus a Postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.
Desirable: Demonstrated experience in eating disorders Demonstrated experience in neuropsychiatry
Contact Person Kate McHardy
Contact Number 93424033
Alternate Contact Person Helen Kelly
Alternate Contact Number 93424033
Closing Date 12/08/2020
Position Description
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