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Registered Psychiatric Nurse - First Floor Acute Psychiatry

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 10 days ago
    Published on 4 Feb 2020

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  • Job no: 26892
  • Categories: Nurse, Psychiatry

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Part time – 64 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent ongoing
  • Classification code : Grade 2
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


Alfred Psychiatry sits within the Division of Ambulatory Services & Mental Health at The Alfred. It comprises both Adult, Aged, Child & Adolescent services as well as a research unit.


The position is based at Alfred Psychiatry and is located primarily on first floor Inpatient Unit. Comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation is required, along with well developed interpersonal skills to effectively consult, liaise and negotiate with all stakeholders, including patients, carers, family members, and other professionals. Ability and flexibility to work between first Floor Psychiatry or Ground Floor Psychiatry is required. The position requires post registration experience and the necessary training and experience to enable working in an acute inpatient unit.


Relevant knowledge and demonstrated skills in risk assessment, mental state assessment, care planning and knowledge of acute psychiatry nursing care and practice are essential to undertake this role. patients, carers, family members, and other professionals. The position requires a high performer who is customer focused, a team player, and is motivated and enthusiastic. The position involves a rotating shift work roster with an expectation that commitment to at least 3 months of night duty per year is able to be undertaken.


  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA as a Nurse Division 1 or 3.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in nursing or working towards this is desirable.


  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Megan Layne, on 9076 3922

Alfred 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.


  • Closed 10 days ago - 19 Feb 2020
  • Published on 04 Feb 2020, 9:44 PM