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Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2

Barwon Health

  • Be recognised - Be part of a progressive organisation with an eye on the future
  • Be challenged - A great opportunity to develop your clinical skills
  • Be your best - Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Be the heart of Barwon Health - Build your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s 2014 People in Health Award Winner!About the facility
The Barwon Health Mental Health Drug & Alcohol Services (BMHDAS) provide intensive assessment, treatment and community support to the Barwon region for people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families. BMHDAS facility has an acute unit with 32 beds and provides care from Mental Health teams located through Geelong and Colac for people with Mental Health problems and substance abuse Issues.

About the role
As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), you have the responsibility of providing 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. On a Day to day basis, you will have provision of nursing care to consumers and families via the Primary Nursing Model, as well as liaise with community teams and external organisations in relation to client issues. You will undertake assessments of mental state and behaviour, and develop, implement and review management plans which are consumer focused and based around thorough risk assessments.

About the culture
Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that value client centeredness, holistic care, accessibility, family inclusiveness, best practice, and ongoing professional development. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships within our wide range of clinical programs.

Barwon Health staff benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
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.

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

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Registered NurseBarwon Health
Location VIC,Melbourne
Job Reference Number 148602
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Mental Health
Job Type Full Time,Permanent
Closing Date 24-01-2017

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