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Mental Health Nurses I Part Time & Casual - Beechworth, Victoria

Correct Care Australasia - Beechworth, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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  • Unique environment with a real opportunity to make a difference
  • Nurse-led model of primary healthcare offering significant autonomy
  • Part Time (0.2 FTE) & Casual Roles Available

About us

Correct Care Australasia is Australia's largest correctional healthcare provider, operating across all of Victoria's fourteen publicly managed prisons, one private prison, and two youth justice centres. Our vision, to provide 'Healthcare Without Judgement', is the foundation for the outstanding service we provide across a range of health needs for a unique and vulnerable patient group.

We are seeking experienced Mental Health Nurses to join our primary care team at Beechworth Correctional Centre to work with this vulnerable patient cohort within a recovery-based model.
Part Time (0.2 FTE) & Casual Roles Available
The Beechworth Correctional Centre is a minimum-security prison, located in Beechworth, a well-preserved historical town located in the north-east of Victoria.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and review patient’s mental health care plans, in consultation with the patient
  • Closely monitor patients mental state and provide thorough mental health assessments and risk assessments in an outpatient setting
  • Provide primary mental health discharge planning
  • Assess new patients, who have been transferred to Beechworth, ensuing continuum of care.
  • Liaise with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide coordinated patient management 

Essential experience and attributes:

  • Registered General Nurse qualification with a post graduate Mental Health qualification or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  • A minimum of at least two years’ post graduate mental health nursing experience.
  • Recent nursing experience in a mental healthcare setting
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proven experience dealing with complaints and incident management
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills
  • Police check clearance

Why Correct Care?

Our recent staff survey highlighted some of the reasons we come to work every day:

  • To be non-judgemental, delivering equal care to all
  • Working with a great team
  • Having adequate resources to do the job well
  • To be able to provide care to a vulnerable population
  • Working in a custodial environment which is interesting and challenging

If you are a Registered Nurse with a post graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing with at least two year's post graduate experience working in mental health, we would love to hear from you!

Click apply now!

To obtain a position description please email [email protected]. For further information about this role please contact Julie Jenkins, Health Services Manager on 03 5728 0012.
Alternatively, you can visit our website at www.correctcare.com.au to see a full list of available positions

Applicants must successfully undergo a police check and a working with children check. Correct Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Beechworth, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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