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Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Cairns, Queensland
Job Type
Full Time
16 Jul 2021

The Melbourne Clinic

Mental Health Nurse

  • Specialist Inpatient Programs
  • Eating Disorders and Addictions
  • Full-time / Part-time position

We are offering an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join The Melbourne Clinic specialist programs, eating disorders and addictions inpatient programs.

If you are a motivated and enthusiastic Division 1 nurse who thrives in a Multi-disciplinary, collaborative and patient focused environment, dedicated to the health outcomes of people admitted to these specialty programs then this is the position for you.

The successful applicant will have high level interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience in mental health and be motivated to continue in their own professional growth and service development through the unique opportunities this role will offer. Experience in eating disorders and addictions is preferred, but not essential. A robust orientation, mentoring and professional development package will be available for the successful applicants

The Melbourne Clinic is Australia's largest and longest operating Private Mental Health Facility. We provide a comprehensive range of inpatient evidence based treatment programs and services for a variety of mental health diagnoses.

We are proud of our Rainbow Tick Accreditation which means we are an inclusive and diverse workplace. Welcoming of all patient's staff and visitors, regardless of ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexuality. We are committed to providing our staff with a structured induction and orientation, and opportunities for ongoing training and professional development. We value individuality and embrace people with differing experiences, knowledge and skills with the intention of building a thriving, professional working environment that is both nurturing and a safe.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health (or working towards)
  • Working with Children check (if relevant)
  • Commitment to Quality Patient Care
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards
  • Sound clinical decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Works well independently and within a team
  • Basic computer skills
  • Eating disorder and addictions experience preferred

Salary will be in accordance with years of experience and Healthscope 2 EBA. Expected salary range is $62 - 80k per annum, exclusive of allowances

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care.

Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. We work together to create positive, memorable experiences, alongside our quality care, in every moment of every day.

As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for. Healthscope opens the door to endless opportunities for our people, giving them the flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.

We encourage the pursuit of continuous professional development and education and support our people to grow and flourish securely.

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

While our hospital network is vast, Healthscope is a family. We support each other, we share learnings, celebrate successes and face challenges together.

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Applications close: 12th August 2021

For further enquiries: Lisa Stokes, Director of Clinical Services, or Mobile

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

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  • Job Reference: 330190346-2
  • Date Posted: 16 July 2021
  • Employer: Healthscope
  • Location: Cairns, Queensland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health, Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time