Position Details
Reference Number 30354
Position Title Registered Psych Nurse Grade 2
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Community Recovery Program (CRP)
Hours per Week 52.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Are you an advocate of the Recovery Orientated Framework? Do you have a desire to further develop your career in mental health?

We are looking for a motivated Registered Nurse (RPN2) with an ability to work independently and as part of a team performing key working roles in a community mental health residential setting.

The Community Recovery Program (CRP) is a mental health initiative developed in partnership with Mind Australia and Forensicare and provides 24/7 residential support to consumers with mental health needs. CRP offers 22 purpose built, self-contained apartments and a comprehensive program of clinical treatment, recovery focused interventions, groups and community outreach.

Staff working at CRP embrace a recovery approach to their work and draw on the resources people with a lived experience of mental illness have to offer. The position offered, is a permanent part time RPN2 key working role. Applicants will be required to demonstrate a good understanding of the recovery philosophy  and work closely with residents in establishing recovery goals, developing on personal strengths through skills training, education and individual and group activities.

For further information please contact Vesna Karopoulos, CRP Manager 03 9496 2604

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Vesna Karopoulos
Contact Number (03) 9496 2604
Contact Email vesna.karopoulos@austin.org.au
Closing Date 27/10/2019
Position Description
RPN2 CRP Sept 2019.pdf Open
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