Multiple Opportunities - Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Job posted: 18/07/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Forensicare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Policy, Prison and Corrective Services, Nursing

Reference: 13790

Reference: 13790

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Policy, Prison and Corrective Services, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

Multiple Mental Health Nursing Roles – RPN2

  • Extensive investment in facilities and people supporting significant expansion
  • Opportunities available across Multiple Locations
  • Salary Range from $67,527 (RPN2-1) through to $95,378 (RPN2-8)
  • Career Development Pathways
  • International Sponsorship and Relocation options Available

A career at Forensicare will be like no other. If you're passionate about supporting people in their mental health recovery, Forensicare is where you need to be. A career in the forensic mental health sector is diverse, challenging and rewarding.

Forensicare is the state-wide specialist provider of adult forensic mental health services in Victoria. You will be a part of a caring and supportive team, making a real difference to people living with the dual stigma of mental illness and offending. We approach our work with curiosity and a commitment to understanding the unique needs of our consumers and carers. Working across community, hospital and prison settings, you can learn, apply your specialist skills and advance in your profession. Together, we contribute to a more connected, compassionate mental health and criminal justice system.

About the Role:

Our Mental Health Nurses (RPN2 or 3) delivers our Model of Care, practicing within a recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care. In doing so, the Mental Health Nurse recognises the needs of the individual within the boundaries set by the profession, Forensicare and correctional services.

About You:

  • Demonstrated thorough working knowledge of current standards of practice, contemporary mental health nursing practices and relevant legislation.
  • Proven knowledge, skills and experience in mental health nursing
  • Demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer recovery.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive risk assessments skills and ability to plan and implement risk management plans. 

What you need:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA).

A culture where people matter.

  • Excellent supervision and investment in the skill development of all our team members.
  • Well defined career pathways existing across our Directorates with multi-disciplined Teams.
  • Salary Packaging Options available – Mortgage, Rent, Car, Expenses
  • International Candidates – Sponsorship availability, Permanent (186) or Temporary (482) and potential for up to $10,000 Relocation support to approved applicants.
  • A leading, multi-faceted approach to safety, with unparalleled strategic, practical, individualised and team-based supports to minimise risks and fear and maximise safety and security, underpinned by our workplace health and safety strategy.
  • Celebration and reward for good performance, through employee recognition.
  • Access to an employee assistance program – an external, confidential, self-referral employee wellbeing program, for personal or work-related matters.
  • A mental health and wellbeing program providing psychological, peer support and critical incidence response programs.

Eligibility Requirements

  • This position is subject to a Police Check.
  • COVID19 & Influenza Vaccination Evidence
  • Register and maintain your qualifications on eCredential
  • Visa - We will Sponsor with pathways to Permanent Residency, subject to eligibility.

Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Forensicare promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion and fairness; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.


Multiple Opportunities - Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Fadzai Mudoti - (04) 6856 6109

Multiple Opportunities - Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2