Position Details
Reference Number 162098
Position Title Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse (Medication Endorsed) - Swanston Centre Acute
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 230
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 

MHDAS provides integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.

MHDAS is entering a new phase of co-design of our service system with people who access our services and our wider community. This will build on our nationally recognized unique cultural approach to the challenges of recovery oriented service delivery to redesign our service system.  

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 Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse you will provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre; as part of the multidisciplinary team operating from a Recovery Orientated perspective.

As the Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse you will be a recognised member of the Acute Inpatient team working as a Primary Nurse, with a similar role in regard to consumer care as the RPN 2; incorporating consultation with the RPN 3 and supervision where necessary

About the culture

Become a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life. Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles. 

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch. 

We Barwon Health are 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?
Contact Person Emily Fryman 
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number 0417 357 223 
Closing Date 17/07/2020
Position Description
File name 
SCA PSEN.PD docx June 2018 (1).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.