Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Corrections - Regional Central Victoria

Western VIC

11 Oct 2021 Permanent


Registered Nurse/RN
Mental Health


  • Unique environment with a real opportunity to make a difference
  • Nurse-led model of primary healthcare offering significant autonomy
  • Part time position (0.4FTE)


The Position

As the Registered Nurse you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and reviewing patient’s mental health care plans, in consultation with the patient
  • Closely monitoring patients mental state and providing thorough mental health assessments and risk assessments in an outpatient setting
  • Providing primary mental health discharge planning
  • Providing primary health care support to patients, throughout their stay at the correctional facility
  • Liaising with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management


The Location

Located between Bendigo and Melbourne, the region has hung onto its gold rush charms – with a plethora of food and drink experiences, an environmentally sustainable ethos, it's one of the most charming destinations in Victoria.


Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s in nursing and Post Grad qualification in Mental Health is a must. (Applicants who have already started their Post Grad in Mental Health will also be considered. We will consider applications with extensive experience and willingness to complete a post grad qualification)
  • Registration with the AHPRA
  • A minimum of one year full time post graduate nursing experience
  • At least 1 year’s post-qualification experience in Mental Health in Australia or equivalent, preferable in an acute/forensic setting
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills
  • Police check clearance


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