Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 69656

Reference: 69656

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Grade 2

Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • Full time, Permanent position –80 hours per fortnight
  • Based in Royal Melbourne Hospital, City Campus
  • Develop your clinical skills in an acute mental health in-patient unit
  • Collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary teams

Life with Us:

Based at John Cade Acute Adult Psychiatry Ward at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, City Campus, this position offers post registration experience as well as the clinical, further educational and on-going training support to enable the Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to further develop their clinical skills for work in an acute mental health in-patient unit.

Your New Role:

  • Deliver holistic, recovery focussed care to consumers, carers, and families
  • Deliver high standards of consumer care, which is not limited to mental health and will holistically include the consumers spiritual, cultural and physical health needs
  • Demonstrate and contribute to medication safety, including safe medication administration
  • Advocate for consumers and drive a high standards of care
  • Complete admissions and discharges as per ward processes

About You:

  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring patients understand and maintain the best possible physical health
  • Present an understanding of the most effective delivery of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Sound knowledge of, and demonstrated skills in, risk assessment, mental state assessment, and person-centred care planning
  • Capacity to deliver acute mental health nursing care from a Strengths-Based, Recovery-Focused framework

Benefits of Working With Us:

  • We boast a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Salary Packaging, close to public transport and monthly ADOs!

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kelly Thomas - 93424001

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2