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Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Correctional Health - West Melbourne

Melbourne Metro, VIC

From 31/01/2022


Registered Nurse


  • Full-Time and Part-Time positions available - relocation assistance available
  • 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 patient’s 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
  • Providing primary mental health discharge planning
  • Assessing new patients, who have been transferred, ensuing continuum of care
  • Liaising with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management

The Location

Located in the outer western suburbs of Melbourne.

Essential Criteria

  • Registered General Nurse qualification with a post graduate Mental Health qualification or equivalent (we will consider applications with extensive experience and willingness to complete a post grad qualification)
  • Registration with the AHPRA
  • A minimum of at least one year post graduate psychiatric nursing experience
  • Recent nursing experience in a mental healthcare setting
  • Demonstrated capacity to meet the above accountabilities
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes
  • Proven experience dealing with complaints and incident management and achieving successful outcomes
  • Ability to participate in the “at risk” on-call roster if required
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills, including word processing and spreadsheet applications and other data bases as required
  • Police check clearance
  • Working with children’s check clearance
  • 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 602535
Date Listed 12 January 2022