Registered Psychiatric Nurse G2 - Casual Bank

Job posted: 03/05/2024
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 18898

Reference: 18898

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the role
The Central Allocations Unit has opportunities for Registered Nurses to join our team. The Mental Health casual bank offers the opportunity to work across:

  • Adult Acute Unit
  • Access & Triage
  • Parent and Infant Unit
  • PARC
  • SECU (Sovereign House)
  • Steel Haughton Unit

Ballarat Mental Health Services is a dynamic service striving to provide the highest standards of treatment for the City of Ballarat and local surrounding communities, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment.

This is a great opportunity to join a team where you will develop discipline specific skills in a recovery focused environment where a client centred, family focused approach is emphasised, work in your area of interest and enhance your skills in mental health.

To maintain your position with the Central Allocations Unit, a commitment of 2 shifts per fortnight is required.

Casual bank is managed by the Central Allocations Unit which operates 7 days a week.  Grampians Health uses an electronic rostering system which matches staff for shifts based on their availabilities via text / phone call.

Key Responsibilities

  • Caring for a diverse range of patients and residents in varied care settings
  • Ability and willingness to provide high quality, direct care within scope of practice
  • Complete mental state exams and risk assessments for consumers
  • Complete medication administration in adherence to overarching governance  
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to achieve positive, patient focussed outcomes
  • Documentation and updating of care plans / patient records
  • Provide accurate and timely communication with residents, visitors and staff at all levels within Grampians Health
  • Maintaining accurate availability in our electronic rostering system and accepting shifts based on availability

Skills and experience

  • Prior experience / placement in a Mental Health setting
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills
  • Ability to function within a team
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check, or willingness to obtain if working in Care Community
  • Current Working with Children Check, or willingness to obtain

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Paid orientation
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact the CAU Recruitment Team on 5320 6577 for a confidential discussion.

This position is paid in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement. The classification is Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (NP21 - NP26) which ranges from $36.10 - $46.38 per hour

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse G2 - Casual Bank

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CAU Recruitment Team - 5320 6577
Bernadette Lyons - 5320 6933

Registered Psychiatric Nurse G2 - Casual Bank