Mental Health Nurse

Summary

Amazing opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Nurse, to work in a clinic setting within the Immigration Detention Centre.


  • Monday-Friday working - No night shifts!
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team - more than just mental health
  • Free on-site parking

About the organisation

IHMS is contracted to provide healthcare to people in immigration detention throughout Australia. We deliver these important and challenging services in a professional manner that is:


  • Medically appropriate
  • Without any form of discrimination
  • With appropriate dignity, humanity, cultural and gender sensitivity
  • With respect for privacy and confidentiality

About the role

Full time/part time opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Nurse, to work in a clinic setting within the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre. Key responsibilities include:


  • Provide a high standard of clinical care pertaining to mental health care
  • Initiates appropriate treatment and referral in emergency situations
  • Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Management of patients on mental health medications
  • Administration of medications
  • Conducting health promotional activities

Qualifications and experience

  • Current AHPRA Registration as a Div. 1 Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Mental Health Nursing
  • Advanced clinical assessment, care planning and crisis management skills
  • Current First Aid and/or CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current Federal Police Check or willingness to obtain

Close date: 4 January 2022


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