Registered Nurse - Kerferd Permanent

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East - Wangaratta
Reference: VG/2017030317
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Betty Payne - NUM Kerferd Unit
03 5722 5442

Position Details


Registered Nurses

Kerferd Inpatient Unit - Wangaratta

Permanent Full-time and part-time positions available


Kerferd Inpatient Unit – North East and Border Mental Health Service has permanent position for Registered Nurse to join the Mental Health Inpatient Team in Wangaratta.

Ideally applicants should have completed post graduate studies in Mental Health or demonstrated experience in the area of Mental Health or a keen interest in the area of Mental Health.  

The successful applicant will be required to perform primary nursing duties as part of the clinical multidisciplinary treating team in a supportive therapeutic environment.

Candidates meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Well-developed nursing assessment and team collaboration skills;
  • Ability to utilise interpersonal therapeutic interventions;
  • Ability to provide therapeutic program support and/or facilitation and liaison with the program coordinator;
  • Well-developed documentation skills;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Sound understanding of Recovery Focus Care and be able to apply Recovery principles in all interactions, practises and documentation
  • Work within a 7 day rotating roster

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2012-2016.

AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position. Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position please contact Betty Payne, Nurse Unit Manager Adult Acute, on (03) 5722 5442.


Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

Applications that are not submitted via the Vic Government Careers website by the closing date will not be accepted.

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