Quick Links

Bookmark & Share
Position Details

Reference Number 49728
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2
Location St Albans Community Care Units
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
Advertisement text

  • Full Time, 80 hours per fortnight - rotational shifts including night duty
  • Free on-site parking
  • Attractive salary and working conditions, including salary packaging

Life With Us:

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 will be required to provide quality standards of care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Contribute your expertise in clinical meetings, ensuring clinical standards of care are met
  • Provide mental health assessments and treatment to consumers and their carers
  • Contribute clinical leadership within the multidisciplinary team of CCU
  • Provide overall co-ordination of care and deliver care as required on a shift-to–shift basis
  • Provide clinical supervision of placement students and junior staff within their discipline specific team
  • Manage clinical risk and actively work toward implementing risk reduction strategies
  • Promote a friendly, respectful and supportive environment within the organisation
  • Participate in annual performance appraisal, peer review and other relevant forums

Your Contribution: 

  • Experience in Mental Health Nursing and at least 2 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills plus the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Commitment to ongoing professional self-development
  • Well-developed skills in writing and an ability to promptly prepare case assessments, individual service plans, discharge summaries and other forms of documentation

Our Commitment to You: 

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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: Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or, Bachelor Degree in Nursing plus a Postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing recognised by the Nurses Board of Victoria.
Essential: Registered Nurse with AHPRA
Essential: Clinical expertise in mental state assessment and risk assessment
Contact Person Debra Matorere
Contact Number 0393653000
Alternate Contact Person Harry Singh
Alternate Contact Number 039365300
Closing Date 30/08/2019
Position Description
Application Guide click here to view