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Registered Psychiatric Nurse/s - Mental Health Inpatient Services (As per award)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 07/03/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1515019

Reference: VG/1515019

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Mental Health Inpatient Services provides best practice nursing care for consumers in a recovery oriented model through assessment and clinical planning in an inpatient 24/7 setting. Collaboratively our service provision is supported by our Mental Health Community teams and the Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC), providing excellence in care to the broader community in the South West region of Victoria. 

As an experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), this role will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to undertake a range of assessments and contribute to the clinical planning of individual care for each client. You will support the development and maintain a high quality care environment by promoting and participating in quality improvement activities and initiatives.

We have opportunities for permanent, fixed term and casual roles, to support our dedicated workforce, hours of duty are based on a 24/7 rostered shifts.   

What you bring

As a motivated RPN ideally holding post graduate qualifications (or working towards), you will have demonstrated experience and skills in delivering a broad range of psychiatric care and services to patients in a mental health environment, whether in an inpatient or community setting.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Priscilla Makombo (Nurse Unit Manager Inpatient Services) on (03) 5563 1232 or email pmakombo@swh.net.au or Barry Rawlings (Clinical Care Coordinator – Mental Health Inpatient Services) on (03) 5563 1222 or email brawlings@swh.net.au 

Terms and conditions for positions are compliant with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 Year 1 to Year 8.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: Fully addressed Selection Criteria, an application cover letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 7 March 2021

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse/s - Mental Health Inpatient Services (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Priscilla Makombo | (03) 5563 1232

Registered Psychiatric Nurse/s - Mental Health Inpatient Services (As per award)