Registered Psychiatric Nurse - CRCU

Job posted: 08/05/2024
Applications close: 29/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 18961

Reference: 18961

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - CRCU

Based in Gippsland, Latrobe Regional Health are looking for Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join our Community Residential Care Unit (CRCU) team on a full time or part time, ongoing basis.

The Community Residential Care Unit (CRCU) consists of 14 independent residential units that have 24-hour support from qualified staff.  The CRCU team assists people aged between 16 and 64 years, providing a client/family focused recovery service, working together towards improving your quality of life and developing skills towards maximum independence. The CRCU Care Team includes health care professionals from multiple disciplines who actively work with patients, family and/or carer and Case Manager’s to work with the consumer on a plan for recovery.

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, the Registered Psychiatric Nurse will play an important role in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care to mental health clients by demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively within the mental health frame work.

LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
  • Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support.
  • Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave.
  • Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
  • Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to mental health clients
  • A commitment to appropriate inpatient based treatment for people with a psychiatric illness including recovery frameworks and the reduction of seclusion and restraint practices
  • A commitment to ongoing professional training and development
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Anna Mumford on (03) 5128 0066 or anna.mumford@lrh.com.au for a confidential discussion.

About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $217 million expansion nearing completion, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.

Explore all the great things happening at LRH – www.lrh.com.au and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here - https://lrh.mercury.com.au

Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.

IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - CRCU

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Anna Mumford - (03) 5128 0066
Renata Linklater - (03) 5173 8579

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - CRCU