Registered Nurse - Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Registered Nurse
Hunter New England Local Health District
REQ133307 Requisition #
Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour 
Requisition ID: REQ133307
Location: Armidale Hospital 

The Clark Centre is an 8 bed specialised unit to cater for the needs of people with mental ill health. Admissions to this unit are of a voluntary basis. The inpatient nursing team work closely with the NUM of the unit, the medical staff, allied health representatives, consumer consultant and the community mental health team in order to make use of the broad clinical team and provide a seamless transition of care for our clients. The Registered Nurse in Clark Centre is viewed as a leader and is responsible for the support and supervision of EN’s, EEN’s, Nursing Graduate RN’s and Nursing Undergraduate students. 

The successful applicant will provide high quality nursing care using the Recovery Model and best practice principles as part of the collaborative partnership with clients, family, carers, the multidisciplinary team, and other key stakeholders. The successful applicant will hold our CORE values in high regard: Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.


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Selection Criteria

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Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.

Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.


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Salary Packaging

Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.


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Applications Close: 30 June 2020

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