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Mental Health Nurses - GEO Recruitment - Junee NSW

Employment Office

About The GEO Group Australia

We are the country's leading provider of outsourced correctional services, operating in NSW, QLD and VIC. GEO aims to deliver better corrections and create safer communities. We focus on providing a continuum of care and integration of services to make a real difference in the lives of people we work with.

About the Opportunities

Due to continued growth, the GEO Group Australia (GEO) is now looking to welcome one part-time and two full-time Mental Health Nurses to join their team (working a rotating 5 day roster, ensuring weekend coverage). These roles are located at the Junee Correctional Centre.

Reporting to the Health Services Manager and working with other Mental Health Nurses, your primary responsibility will be to provide psychiatric nursing services to the Centre and to assist in the provision of suicide prevention program and strategies at the Centre.

Your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Developing nursing care plans for patients;fme
  • Monitoring and assisting in the implementation of treatment plans for patients with diagnosed mental illness;
  • Coordinating and undertaking mental health assessments on patients referred to them;
  • Developing and implementing suicide/self-harm strategies and regularly assess their effectiveness in reducing suicide/self-harm in the Centre;
  • Working with other psychiatric/psychological professionals to assist in the development of discharge plans for patients in transition from patient care to community care;
  • Using problem-oriented medical record systems to document in medical records using the Subjective, Objective, Assessment, and Planning (SOAP) format;
  • Documenting all patient occasions of service, refusal of service, non-attendance, and contacts;
  • Maintaining confidentiality of medical records; and
  • Preparing regularly scheduled reports and special reports as required.

To be successful in these roles, candidates must hold AHPRA registration as a Qualified Registered Nurse, postgraduate tertiary qualifications in mental health, and have professional postgraduate experience as a psychiatric nurse.

To learn more about the selection criteria for this position, please click 'Apply Now'.

About the Benefits

Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community.

You will benefit from a competitive salary package circa $122,140 (pro rata) including superannuation. You will also be provided with full security training, orientation days, uniforms, and heavily subsidised meals while on shift.

In addition, relocation assistance can be negotiated for stand out candidates!

Don't miss this opportunity to join a dedicated and supportive team in a varied and stimulating role - Apply Now!

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Registered NurseEmployment Office
Location NSW
Job Reference Number 112826
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Mental Health
Job Type Permanent/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 04-08-2019

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