Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Correctional Health - Metro Melbourne

Metropolitan VIC

9 Aug 2021 Permanent


Registered Nurse/RN
Mental Health/Psychiatry


  • Unique fast paced environment with a real opportunity to make a difference
  • Nurse-led model of primary healthcare offering significant autonomy
  • Full time and part time roles


The Position

As the registered nurse you will be responsible for:

  • Providing primary healthcare services to patients, mental health assessments, “at risk”/SASH assessments and case management
  • Ongoing monitoring of the client's mental state and well-being and treatment needs


The Location

Located in metro Melbourne.


Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s in nursing and Post Grad qualification in Mental Health (applicants who have already started their Post Grad in Mental Health will also be considered)
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • A minimum of at least one year post graduate experience in Mental Health in Australia or equivalent, preferable in an acute/forensic setting
  • Recent nursing experience in a mental healthcare setting
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proven experience dealing with complaints and incident management
  • Ability to participate in the “at risk” on-call roster if required
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills


About Nursing Jobs Australia

Nursing Jobs Australia is a nursing division within Skilled Medical Pty Ltd, a leader in international health and Medical Recruitment placement for short-term and permanent roles.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with 15 years of industry experience, and is an international Medical Recruitment agency that helps qualified medical professionals with their career in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices located in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist Nurses like yourself in finding their next role within the healthcare industry.



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