Registered Nurse (RN2-8), Mental Health Long Bay Hospital - PFT

Registered Nurse
REQ123020 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse 2-8
Remuneration: $64,184.86 - $90,122.83 p.a
Location: Malabar
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123020

Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.

The primary purpose of the Registered Nurse Mental Health is the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of specialist mental health nursing care for patients with mental disorders.
The position holder will work within Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN) and Ministry of Health policies, procedures and guidelines as well as Corrective Services NSW rules and regulations as set out in the relevant legislation.



• We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
• Additional Allowances apply to this position - $3.4704 per hour




Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.




Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

  • Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated experience working with people with mental illness or disorder as part of a multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrated competency in coordinating high quality mental health care informed by the principles of recovery and trauma oriented care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of mental health legislation and principles.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including competency with standard computer applications and electronic patient administration systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of quality improvement in health care.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the values of Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network.

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Applications Close: 26 August 2019                

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