Post Graduate Mental Health Nurse - Acute Inpatient Unit (As per award)

Job posted: 17/05/2022
Applications close: 17/07/2022 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1630572

Reference: VG/1630572

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Registered Psychiatric Nurse to extend their clinical knowledge and skills in the specialty area of mental health nursing, in post graduate positions with South West Healthcare. The program extends for 12 months and is supported by an experienced cohort of Registered Psychiatric Nurses. In addition to this, there will be the provision of regular Professional Development and Clinical Supervision to ensure development of specialist skills that are utilised in mental health nursing. 

These positions will develop skills in delivering a broad range of mental health care and services to consumers within a mental health environment, typically within the inpatient setting, but also with placement within a Community based setting.

This is a fixed term full time (80 hours per fortnight) position, with a monthly ADO until July 2023.

What you bring

The successful applicants will work as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the relevant legislation and contemporary frameworks are required; with a sound understanding of recovery orientated practices. Applicants must have current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 17 July 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020, with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Post Graduate Mental Health Nurse - Acute Inpatient Unit (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Priscilla Makombo | PMakombo@swh.net.au or 5563 1232

Post Graduate Mental Health Nurse - Acute Inpatient Unit (As per award)