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Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses (Level 3) - Community

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 21/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 174668

Reference: 174668

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


  • Perfect time to join our organisation as we expand our mental health services

  • Advance your nursing skills within a supportive & encouraging team environment

  • 2 x Permanent Part Time Roles Available – 64 hours per fortnight


Join Barwon Health’s Mental Health Drugs and Alcohol Services Jigsaw team today! We have created multiple, brand new, ongoing opportunities for experienced psychiatric enrolled nurses looking for their next challenge. These roles will be primarily located at Jigsaw Corio and Geelong city offices, where you will have support from the wider team in your daily duties.


About the facility


Jigsaw provides specialist early intervention for young people with or at risk of developing a psychotic disorder and treatment services for young people with drug and alcohol and/or high prevalence disorders. Under the auspice of the wider Barwon Health Mental Health & Drug Alcohol Service, it also forms a central component of the Headspace Geelong Consortia and is actively involved in service development and innovation to assist in the national campaign to promote early and effective mental health and drug and alcohol interventions for young people.


About the Role


The PEN Level 3 roles will form part of the Jigsaw mental health team, to advocate for and facilitate the involvement of individuals, their families and significant others in planning and evaluating care.


As a Level 3 PEN, you will practise at an advanced level within the Mental Health specialty and will have significant mental health experience and a passion in particular for youth.


Core responsibilities in the provision of patient-centred nursing care include:



  • recognition of normal and abnormal in assessment

  • intervention and evaluation of individual health and functional status provision of support and comfort

  • assisting with activities of daily living to achieve an optimal level of independence

  • Providing for emotional needs of individuals with their aim being to ensure physical and psychological wellbeing and recovery of clients

  • Monitoring the impact of nursing care and maintaining ongoing communication with the registered nurse (RPN) regarding the health and functional status of individuals


What we offer



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Opportunity to purchase leave and take leave without pay

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

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure


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.


Applicants for this role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.


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Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses (Level 3) - Community

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Contact:

Natalie Lanyon - 0422 626 256

Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses (Level 3) - Community