Registered Nurse - Kerferd Unit

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Wangaratta
Reference: VG/20190530_01
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Registered Nurse - Registered Midwife Position Description.pdf (PDF, 290KB)

Contact: Johanna Bowers, Nurse Unit Manager Kerferd
(03) 5722 5442

Position Details

Kerferd Unit


Registered Nurse

Permanent full time position


Albury Wodonga Health – Kerferd Unit, Wangaratta is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team providing holistic, quality care in an open 20 bed unit.   


Ideally, the successful applicant will have completed or be working towards post-graduate studies in mental health, have demonstrated relevant experience and practice that is grounded in the recovery and Safewards models of care.


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.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Awareness of, and capacity to apply the Recovery Model and the safe Wards frameworks to clinical care
  • Commitment to on-going professional development
  • Sound knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and other relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated strong skills in communication and solution-focussed problem solving skills


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health EBA.


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, Johanna Bowers, NUM, Kerferd Unit on (03) 5722 5442.



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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. For further guidance and examples on how to write a response to the key selection criteria please refer to


Also ensure you attach a cover letter and 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: 22/06/2019

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