Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Camperdown Mental Health Service VIC (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 14/06/2024 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Camperdown

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1794736-2

Reference: VG/1794736-2

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Camperdown

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Camperdown Victoria is located only a 45 minutes’ drive from Warrnambool or less than a 2 and a half hour drive along the Princes Highway from Melbourne. Camperdown is a historically significant town in South West Victoria which is not only home to over 3000 residents but also famous lakes and craters, clocktower, elm-lined boulevard, historic buildings and friendly local community.

About the Role:

South West Healthcare's Camperdown Mental Health and Wellbeing Team is looking for a committed and dynamic Registered Psychiatric Nurse to join their team. As a valued member of the multidisciplinary team, you will support consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community. The role involves providing clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long-term case management in a recovery-oriented model of care. Service provision is recovery-oriented and trauma-informed, utilising natural and existing community supports as required in the South West region.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness within the local community.
  • Deliver clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long-term case management.
  • Work within a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed model of care.
  • Utilize natural and existing community supports as required.
  • Ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff, professionals, families, and stakeholder groups.

 Key Requirements:

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • Excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services.
  • Proven ability to work within a team-based multi-disciplinary model.
  • Working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma-informed care, current mental health trends, legislation, and relevant policy directions.
  • Strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused.
  • Post-graduate qualifications (or working towards these) are desirable.


  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing, and additional superannuation contributions.
  • Regional mental health workforce incentive grant.
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities.
  • Ongoing clinical supervision.
  • 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.
  • Relocation support available.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and 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.

North of the Great Ocean road, Camperdown lies within the “Lakes and Craters” region of the Corangamite Shire. The idyllic rural community boasts a thriving agricultural industry and considered the gateway to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail.  To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/Great-Ocean-Road/Destinations/Camperdown

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Friday 14 June 2024. 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 2020-2024, with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3.

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

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Camperdown Mental Health Service VIC (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Erin Fahey (Team Leader Camperdown Mental Health) | (03) 5593 6000 or email efahey@swh.net.au

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Camperdown Mental Health Service VIC (As per advertisement)