Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Grade 2)

  • Barwon Health
  • Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Jun 09, 2017
Full time Mental Health Professional

Job Description

  • Gain valuable experiences to assist your future career prospects
  • Work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team
  • Extend your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s 2014 People in Health Award Winner!

About the facility

The Swanston Centre Acute In-patient Unit provides recovery orientated service delivery to adults with acute mental health disorders living in the Geelong region.  It endeavours to provide optimum treatment and management to consumers in the least restrictive manner and to the highest possible standard.

About the role

As a Registered Nurse in Mental Health, you provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre; as part of a multidisciplinary team which operates within a holistic Recovery Based Model.  You will be responsible for the day to day provision of nursing care to consumers and families and liaise with community teams and external organisations in relation to client issues.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience.  You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our futureBarwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  

Reference #, 150459

Location, Swanston Centre

Key Contact, Beth McClelland, 0417 357 223

Closing Date, 21/06/2017


Mental Health, Nursing

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