Position Details


Reference Number 158684
Position Title Endorsed Enrolled 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 38
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

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. The Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse is 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

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: Registration with AHPRA as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2)
Essential: Medication endorsement
Essential: A commitment to provide Recovery Orientated service delivery
Essential: Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 and its amendments. Knowledge of other relevant legislation
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 22/04/2019
Position Description
File name 
SCA PSEN.PD docx 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.