Enrolled Nurse - Mental Health Ngootyoong - Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC)

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1687509
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - PEN3 PARC.pdf (PDF, 230KB)


Contact: Jodie Wilson, Manager PARC
5563 4293 or jwilson@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Ngootyoong Prevention and Recovery Centre (Ngootyoong PARC) is seeking a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Grade 4). This role is responsible for applying clinical knowledge and expertise to the assessment, delivery of evidence based treatment and interventions to consumers with complex mental health needs, and their families and carers. You will be required to work on a rotating 7-day week roster, which includes day, evening and weekend shifts.

PARC offers recovery oriented treatment for people with, or at risk of developing, serious mental illness in a home-like setting. PARC is a supported recovery orientated mental health residential facility which provides an option for people who are becoming unwell or who are in the early stages of their recovery and would benefit from short term (up to 28 days) or medium term (less than 6 month) intensive treatment to strengthen their biological, psychological and social well-being.

Permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO position available but will consider part time/job share for the right candidate. Please state your preferred hours in your cover letter. This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV). 

What you bring

As a motivated RPN holding post graduate qualifications, you will have demonstrated experience and skills in delivering a broad range of psychiatric care and services to patients in a mental health environment, whether in an inpatient or community setting.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 5 February 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024, with the applicable classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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