Registered Nurse - Mental Health

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Richmond NSW 2753

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Registered Nurse - Mental Health

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Sydney | NSW


Mental Health



Provide nursing care for patients experiencing mental illness, disorder, dysfunction and emotional difficulties.

  • Drug and alcohol, Eating Disorder, Mood Disorders, Child, Adolescent & Adult
  • Freedom to choose when and how much you want to work
  • Positions available all over Sydney

What we offer

  • Decide your work-life balance by letting us know how much and when YOU want to work .
  • Enjoy the extra money with attractive agency pay rates
  • Have confidence you’re being offered the best available shifts by working with a long-standing and well-established nursing agency
  • Block Bookings available if you are looking for a steady and consistent workload
  • Have the opportunity to further your career by training and working in specialised fields
  • Extensive training and development opportunities to advance your nursing career
  • strong support base with our friendly and experienced admin staff providing you with assistance
  • Great referral bonuses available

Employment type

  • Full-time Base salary of $64,000 to $107,000 depending on experience and area of specialty.
  • Casual Base hourly pay rate of $32-$60 depending on experience and area of specialty. Part-Time or Full-Time equivalent hours available.

The Role
Work with many different types of mental illnesses including psychosis, eating disorders, depression, bi-polar and with people experiencing emotional distress.

  • Assess and observe mentally unwell patients
  • Assist and encourage patients to participate in activities
  • Administer medication and observe its effects
  • Assist in mental health programs
  • Conduct Mental Health Assessments
  • Support patients and their families
  • Reassure, listen and empathise with patients
  • Combat stigma against mental illness
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms or changes in patient’s conditions
  • Maintain accurate patient records
  • Provide Education to families and patients
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient
  • Discharge and Admit Patients
  • Supervise, coordinate and work in consultation with other health care members

What you will need

  • Minimum 1-year recent clinical experience*
  • Experience working with mentally unwell people**
  • Work rights in Australia
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Current Criminal Record Check (can easily be applied for)
  • Current Working with Children Check (can easily be applied for)
  • Full immunisation history
  • Great interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High levels of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team
  • Commitment to quality patient care
  • Resilience and stamina
  • A resume to send with your application


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