Registered Nurse Positions - Mental Health

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20180712_04
Closing Date: 04-Aug-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse Mental Health Kerferd_Position Description.pdf (PDF, 385KB)

Contact: Fiona Pilkington or Darren Bate
03 57225442

Position Details

Kerferd Inpatient Unit-Mental Health


Full and Part Time Permanent

Registered Nurse Positions (Grade 2)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for Registered Nurses to work in Kerferd Inpatient Unit – North East and Border Mental Health Service Albury Wodonga Health.


Ideally applicants would have demonstrated that they have experience in the area of Mental Health or a desire and enthusiasm to do so.  We are seeking enthusiastic, proactive and passionate nurses to join our innovative and best practise team.


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


The successful applicant will also be required to:


  • Have sound nursing assessment and team collaboration skills;
  • Utilise interpersonal therapeutic interventions;
  • Have well developed documentation skills
  • Have well developed communication skills.
  • Have a sound understanding of Recovery Focused Care and be able to apply Recovery principles in all interactions, practices and documentation
  • Work within a rotating roster. Self - rostering is available which promotes flexibility supporting a family friendly work / life balance.


Kerferd Unit is a Safe-wards site.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.


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


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


For further information contact Fiona Pilkington or Darren Bate - Acting Manager Adult Acute –Kerferd Unit on 0357225442.


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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 not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.



Closing Date 04/08/2018




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