Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (Thomas Embling Hospital)

Job posted: 26/06/2020
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 13790

Reference: 13790

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

  • Multiple RPN2 opportunities available

  • Attractive rates and great salary packaging conditions

  • Free onsite parking


Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. Forensicare is situated across five sites across Victoria with its largest site being Thomas Embling Hospital, located in Fairfield just 15 minutes north of the Melbourne CBD. Thomas Embling Hospital is a 136 bed secure hospital providing acute care, rehabilitation and continuing care.

About the role:
To meet the needs of our busy acute, sub-acute and rehabilitation services, we are seeking passionate and patient-care orientated Registered Psychiatric Nurses with recent experience to join our team.

You will deliver exceptional care within a high-security forensic hospital, practicing within a Recovery framework and using sound judgement to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and maintain a high standard of patient care. You will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide care that is consistent with the mental, physical, spiritual, emotional, social, forensic and cultural needs of the patient.

We’re seeking candidates who:

  • have a thorough understanding of and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer recovery.

  • have sound communication skills with the ability to engage constructively and share information on clinical matters with colleagues and team members to support the delivery of best practice and most appropriate service outcomes.

Mandatory qualifications and Registrations:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent.

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA).

  • This position is subject to a Police Check.


We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions.

  • Excellent leave entitlements.

  • Post-graduate scholarship programs.

  • Ongoing training and full orientation.

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including Employee Assistance Programs.

For more information on employee benefits visit https://www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers/employee-benefits 

Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencing work at Forensicare. Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The current orders require evidence of three doses.

Current Forensicare employees should apply through eRecruit using an account which is linked to their Forensicare email address. Employees should contact People and Culture if they are unable to access their Forensicare eRecruit account.

Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Forensicare promotes our guiding principles of curiosity, purpose, strong ethics, compassion and fairness; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (Thomas Embling Hospital)

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Fadzai Mudoti - (04) 6856 6109

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (Thomas Embling Hospital)