Talent Acquisition Partner - Nursing

Job posted: 09/02/2024
Applications close: 07/03/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Forensicare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: 16301

Reference: 16301

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Extensive investment in facilities and people supporting our significant service expansion
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Salary $108,310 Plus Super and salary packaging benefits
  • RDO's and Salary Packaging available

A career in the forensic mental health sector is diverse, challenging and rewarding. A career at Forensicare will be like no other. If you're passionate about supporting people in their mental health recovery, Forensicare is where you need to be. You will be a part of a caring and supportive team, making a real difference to people living with the dual stigma of mental illness and offending. We approach our work with curiosity and a commitment to understanding the unique needs of our consumers and carers. Working across community, hospital and prison settings, you can learn, apply your specialist skills and advance in your profession. Together, we can contribute to a more connected, compassionate mental health and criminal justice system.

Job location

Our Corporate Office is located at Thomas Embling Hospital just 15 minutes north of the city in Fairfield. Due to our announced expansion across all Directorates, we have a need for experienced like-minded professionals to join our team to support our growing services. Our Directorates includes Thomas Embling Hospital, Prison Operations and our Community Directorate with highly skilled disciplines including Nursing, Lived Experience, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, Psychologists and Social Work. We have an outstanding L&D and discipline Educator co-hort that continually upskill our already skilled and supportive team.

About the Role:

We are centralising our Talent Acquisition fucntion and the Talent Acquisition Partner, Nursing will provide best practice talent acquisition services to Forensicare by proactively sourcing and creating talent pipelines, whilst also managing end-to-end recruitment processes. A key focus of this position is to deliver a positive and engaging experience for our hiring managers and candidates.


  • Build relationships with stakeholders to capture and scope meaningful job briefs that are fit for purpose and attract the right candidates.
  • Developing proactive sourcing and recruitment strategies via various talent platforms (e.g. Talent Pools, SEEK, LinkedIn or Specialist Boards)
  • Selecting and activating the right mix of sourcing channels for each campaign e.g. active and passive candidate
  • Partnering with hiring managers to map and maintain quality talent pipelines for future opportunitie
  • Build specialist knowledge and networks focused on delivery high quality service and outcomes for our Mental Health Nursing discpline

About You:

  • Stakeholder engagement to provide an exceptional experience for both Hiring Managers and Candidates.
  • Proven experience providing operational solutions to meet workforce planning needs.
  • Excellent relationship management and consulting skills including the ability to undertake consultative processes, influence and negotiate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation and organisational skills

What you need:

  • Experience and knowledge of the challenges within the Health services environment.
  • Extensive experience within a proactive Talent Acquisition function servicing and elivering to a complex matrix structured organisation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of attraction, recruitment and selection strategies, particularly best practice.

 A culture where people matter.

  • Excellent supervision and investment in the skill development of all our team members.
  • Well defined career pathways existing across our Directorates with multi-disciplined Teams.
  • Salary Packaging Options available – Mortgage, Rent, Car, Expenses
  • A leading, multi-faceted approach to safety, with unparalleled strategic, practical, individualised and team-based supports to minimise risks and fear and maximise safety and security, underpinned by our workplace health and safety strategy.
  • Celebration and reward for good performance, through employee recognition.
  • Access to an employee assistance program – an external, confidential, self-referral employee wellbeing program, for personal or work-related matters.
  • A mental health and wellbeing program providing psychological, peer support and critical incidence response programs.

For more information on Careers at Forensicare, visit https://www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers

*Please Note - Applications will be reviewed and interviewed as they are received.


  • COVID19 (x3), Influenza and Immunisation requirements specific to position Infection Control requirements
  • This position is subject to a satisfactory Police Check

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.



Talent Acquisition Partner - Nursing

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Matt Brown - (04) 0157 7336

Talent Acquisition Partner - Nursing