Position Details


Reference Number 158697
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Swanston Centre Acute
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Are you looking to make a difference within Mental Health?
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Enhance your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s leading regional health care service

About the facility 

The Swanston Centre is a 32 bed acute psychiatric admission unit providing Recovery Orientated care delivery for people aged 16 and over, experiencing the effects of major mental illness/distress.

About the role 

As the Registered Psychiatric Nurse you will provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre; as part of a multidisciplinary team which operates within a holistic Recovery Based Model.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA)
Desirable: Post Graduate Diploma in psychiatric/mental health nursing
Contact Person Emily Fryman 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 0417 357 223 
Alternate Contact Person Marianne Cerepinko 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 2500 
Closing Date 24/04/2019
Position Description
File name 
SCA RPN2 PD June 2018.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.