Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Nursing Support Unit

Job posted: 27/09/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 12777

Reference: 12777

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Mental Health Services
Nursing Support Unit
Permanent part-time (minimum 48 to 72 hours per fortnight)
Acute, Aged and Residential Units - Mental Health Services

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

You will provide clinical treatments to clients within the inpatient mental health services and their carers that are evidence based and best practice, family inclusive to enhance the patient’s recovery from serious mental disorder.

Skills and experience

You will have:

  • AHPRA registration
  • Experience in evidence-based and best practice, family inclusive treatments for patients with a mental health disorder
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • The ability to manage effectively manage your time and competing priorities

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.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

This position is paid in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020. The classification is Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (NP21 - NP28) which ranges from $33.03 - $39.06 per hour.

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

expensive urban dwelling for stunning natural landscapes, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Andrea Phillips, CAU Support Officer, on 5320 8698 for a confidential discussion.

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 - Nursing Support Unit

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Andrea Phillips - 98698
Bernadette Lyons - 5320 6933

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Nursing Support Unit