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Registered Psychiatric Nurse

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 21 days
    Published on 15 Oct 2021
  • Job no: 41924
  • Category: 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.

  • Permanent - ongoing
  • Part-time – 64 hours per fortnight
  • Classification code – RN Grade 2, $53,600 - $75,700 per annum
  • Caulfield location
  • Staff benefits


Alfred Psychiatry sits within the Division of Ambulatory Services & Mental Health at The Alfred.  It comprises both adult and child & adolescent services and a research unit.  There is an important relationship also with the aged mental health service at Caulfield General Medical Centre (CGMC).

BARINGA In-patient Unit Is a 15 bed purpose-built aged persons mental health unit which provides assessment, treatment and management for acute psychiatric illness that is not amenable to community care and support. ECT sessions are usually conducted Monday & Fridays as required


The RN position is based at Caulfield Hospital, located in Baringa, an Acute Aged Mental Health Inpatient Unit with 15 beds. Our patients are usually aged from 65 years and over. The position is available to Registered Nurses who are experienced in working in Aged Psychiatry. We enjoy supporting staff development in a friendly team environment. Comprehensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation will be taught, along with developing interpersonal skills to effectively consult, liaise and negotiate with 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


Education & Certification:

  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Demonstrable record of safe and appropriate clinical practice with sound risk and mental state assessment and skills.
  • Demonstrable record of safe medication administration
  • Comprehensive understanding of key aspects of Mental Health Act and other relevant Acts
  • Displays a high work performance, is a team player who is customer focussed, motivated and enthusiastic.


  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Gazme Sonmez on 9076 4062


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.


  • Closes in 21 days - 15 Nov 2021
  • Published on 15 Oct 2021, 3:48 AM