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Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Correctional Health - Western suburbs Melbourne

Melbourne Metro, VIC

From 31/01/2022


Registered Nurse


  • Full-Time and part time positions available (7 day rotating shifts, no nights)
  • Unique environment with a real opportunity to make a difference
  • Nurse-led model of primary healthcare offering significant autonomy

The Position

As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and reviewing patients mental health care plans, in consultation with the patient
  • Closely monitoring patients mental state and providing thorough mental health assessments and risk assessments in an outpatient setting
  • Run an outpatient depot clinic
  • Providing primary mental health discharge planning
  • Receiving new patients, who have been transferred, ensuing continuum of care
  • Offering patients varying therapeutic interventions, including building on their current strengths
  • Working with patients through their hardships around coping skills in difficult circumstances, dealing with current stressors and interventions around varying grief and trauma
  • Liaising with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management
  • Shifts are 8 hours, on a rotating roster Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm. No late evening shifts, nor any night shifts

The Location

Located in the outer western suburbs of Melbourne.

Essential Criteria

  • Registered General Nurse qualification with a post graduate Mental Health qualification, specialised degree or equivalent (we will accept applications with extensive mental health experience currently undertaking a post grad qualification in mental health)
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Recent mental health nursing experience
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Minimum 12months experience working as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • COVID19 Vaccinated

To Apply

By clicking on 'Apply Now' you will register your interest to work. Once your CV/Resume has been received, a Recruitment Consultant will be in touch.

To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Elly Blakeley at or call us on 1300 444 100.

Job Ad Reference 602534
Date Listed 12 January 2022