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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 opportunities - 7day rotating roster
  • 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
  • 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

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 AHPRA
  • Recent experience as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills
  • COVID 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 602537
Date Listed 12 January 2022