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Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Senior Clinician Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job posted: 31/05/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1634283

Reference: VG/1634283

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 (SWH) has an exciting opportunity for an Registered Nurse to join the Recovery & Wellness Team as the senior clinician within the Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service. 

This role will work alongside the Manager and Psychiatrists in leading and coordinating the multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality integrated mental health services. Under direction they are responsible for the coordination of daily clinical practices including the distribution of work in an efficient and equitable manner.

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) position, with a monthly ADO.  Part time applications will also be considered. 

What you bring

The successful applicant will have previous experience in mental health assessment, risk assessment or related activities and comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and policy directions of psychiatric services. You must also hold appropriate qualifications and registration with relevant Board of Association.

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

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.

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 39,000 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

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Monday 15 August 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise

Agreement 2016-2020 and the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4.

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

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

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Senior Clinician Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service  (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Olivia Walker | 5563 4333 or email owalker@swh.net.au

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Senior Clinician Warrnambool Adult Mental Health Service  (As per award)