Registered Nurse - Mental Health/Psychiatry Older Persons Unit - Central Victoria

Central VIC

16 Aug 2021 Permanent


Registered Nurse/RN
Mental Health/Psychiatry


  • Permanent Part time and full time positions (up to 80hours)
  • A supportive environment for career progression and development
  • State of the art facilities


The Position

As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the planning, delivery and evaluation of a high standard of nursing care in consultation with the health care team, patients and carers
  • Undertake (nursing) mental state, social state and physical assessments of patients, which will assist with recommendations for formulation of Individual treatment/recovery plans
  • Provide effective communication so as to include the patients’ carers and the multi-disciplinary team in the immediate and ongoing health care


The Location

Located in central Victoria.


Essential Criteria

  • Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia AHPRA
  • Post graduate diploma, or working toward, in mental health and/or related field
  • Knowledge and an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2014, Children’s and Young Persons Act, Vulnerable Children Act, and other relevant legislation and their application to clinical practice
  • Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies
  • Well-developed verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and computer literacy skills and knowledge
  • Demonstrated evidence of and a commitment to ongoing professional development and compliance with all Bendigo Health mandatory training requirements
  • Minimum 6months working as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Awareness and understanding of the Safewards model and applying this to practice (desirable)
  • A willingness to learn and flexibility to operate in an environment of change and continuous improvement (desirable)


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