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Mental Health Nurses

Murrumbidgee, NSW

From 03/06/2022

Attractive remuneration up to $119,535 p.a + super

Registered Nurse

  • Located at Junee Correctional Centre, in regional NSW
  • Multiple roles, competitive rates and $15k sign on bonus where applicable
  • Internal career development opportunities available

We are seeking experienced Mental Health Nurses to join our dedicated Health Services Team
Full-Time roles available
Attractive remuneration up to $119,535 p.a. + super
Sign-on bonus of up to $15,000 on offer, where applicable 
About the Company: 
Junee Correctional Centre is part of The GEO Group in Australia and is the leading provider of privately managed correctional services in NSW and Victoria. Junee is in regional New South Wales and is located 40 kilometres north-east of Wagga Wagga. For more information, please visit:
About the Role: 
We are currently looking for a number of passionate Mental Health Nurses to join our dedicated Health Services Team, being led by our new team of Senior Health Managers. Our focus is to build on your clinical confidence, and create an engaged workforce, with a work/family friendly balance and provide a supportive environment that covers clinical and best practices. Our Organisation aims to provide the best working conditions for our Employees. This is an exciting time to join The GEO Group!       
Your primary responsibility will be to provide psychiatric nursing services to the Centre and to assist in the provision of suicide prevention programs and strategies. 
These roles are Monday-Friday, on a rostered basis, working between 8am-4pm.  
To obtain further information about these roles and to download the position description, please click on the above ' Apply' button, to be redirected to our website.
Skills and Experience: 
Our ideal candidates will have:
  • Qualified Registered Nurse, with current AHPRA Registration. 
  • Current working knowledge of the MHOAT system, NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
  • Professional tertiary qualifications in Mental Health and/or a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in Mental Health/Psychiatric practice. 
  • Competence in the performance of the following functions: Medical emergencies, Physical assessment, Crisis intervention, Medical & Psychiatric nursing care, Venipuncture.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in the delivery of mental health services.  
  • Good communication and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy and cultural awareness.
  • Resilience - some patients could be confronting.
Culture and Benefits:
We are always looking for people to join our company who share the values that we stand for: INTEGRITY   RESPECT   ACCOUNTABLE   AGILE   INNOVATIVE
Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community. You will benefit from:
  • A safe working environment. 
  • Competitive salaries, subsidised meals, free parking and uniform provided.
  • Access to a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs, including access to study leave. 
  • Internal career opportunities and progression. 
  • Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.
  • Many other employee (and family) benefits.
Sign on bonus: A sign-on bonus of up to $15,000 is available for applicants that commence in permanent full-time positions, conditions apply.
How to Apply:
To apply, we ask that you complete a short questionnaire below, as part of the application process. At the end of the questionnaire, you will be required to attach a one-page cover letter and current resume.
Please note; it is now mandatory for all our employees to have had both Covid-19 vaccinations, to work at the Junee Correctional Centre (you will be asked to attach your evidence to your application).
To obtain further information about the application and recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Sarah Bishop on (02) 6930 5583.
To find out more about this role and your suitability, please contact our Health Services Manager, Ross Shackleton on (02) 5905 6483.
Make a real difference - Apply Now!
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply
Job Ad Reference GEO2088
Date Listed 03 June 2022
ContactSarah Bishop, HR Officer
02 6930 5583