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Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Correctional Health - Regional Central Victoria

Macedon Ranges, VIC

From 31/01/2022


Registered Nurse


  • Full time and part time roles available & relocation assistance
  • Unique environment with a real opportunity to make a difference to young people
  • 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
  • Providing primary health care support to patients, throughout their stay at the correctional facility
  • Liaising with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management
  • Shifts are 7am - 3pm, 2pm – 10pm and 9.30pm – 7.30am, on a rotating roster Monday to Sunday. You will need to be flexible to work across all shifts

The Location

Located in central Victoria, 95km from Melbourne. On the doorstep of the Macedon Ranges, it's a ‘sleepy’ town with a big heart, charismatic country cottages and lovely wineries.

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
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proven experience dealing with complaints and incident management
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills
  • Minimum 12months experience working as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • COVID-19 Vaccination

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 602536
Date Listed 12 January 2022