Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses - Community Rehabilitation & Preventative CAre

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 174070

Reference: 174070

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Make a positive change for your lifestyle & build your career in a thriving service

  • Gain career exposure within Victoria’s largest regional healthcare provider

  • Multiple Opportunities for Early career and experienced Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses

About the service

Our Mental Health Drug & Alcohol Service is entering a new phase of co-design of our service system with people who access our services and our wider community. This will build on our nationally recognized unique cultural approach to the challenges of recovery oriented service delivery to redesign our service system. We provide integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC)

Our subacute PARC program offers an 8 bed residential program, day program and outreach support in partnership with ERMHA for up to 28 days. PARC offers a step up/step down program where consumers are invited to engage in a therapeutic program along with a tailored care plan responding to their areas of support need.

Community Rehabilitation Facility (CRF) is a residential 12 bed program offering psychosocial support for consumer for a longer length of stay with a focus on sustainable strategy to manage mental health experiences, therapeutic programs and one to one support and care plan tailored to the consumer's needs.

About the role                                                                                                                                                         

As the Enrolled Nurse, your duties will include but are not limited to:                     

  • Providing high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers

  • Being part of the multidisciplinary team operating from a Recovery Orientated perspective.

  • Demonstrating respect for individual’s values, customs and spiritual beliefs to ensure patient care is effective and culturally appropriate

The role is responsible for the delivery of best practice, evidence based treatment to people with emerging or established mental health difficulties. PENs will work under the supervision of the Registered Psychiatric Nurse and team leader.

Early career Endorsed Enrolled Nurses and experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurses are encouraged to apply.

About the culture

The CRF/PARC are a recovery focused, multidisciplinary team who value the expertise that each individual brings the environment. The team supports a broad range of experience and expertise, and encourage the development of individual portfolios and shared learning.

What we offer

  • Relocation package available if necessary for all suitable candidates

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development pathways, access to education and dedicated educators in the Swanston Centre

  • Doorstep to the beautiful Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.


Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses - Community Rehabilitation & Preventative CAre

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Stephen Bowness - 0432 911 580

Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses - Community Rehabilitation & Preventative CAre