The GEO Group Australia
We are seeking an experienced Mental Health Nurse to join our Health Services Team Full-Time role, Mon-Fri 8am-4pm shift time - no nights or weekends! Competitive salary starting from $119,535 per annumAbout the Company:
Junee Correctional Centre is part of The GEO Group in Australia and is the leading provider of privately managed correctional services in NSW and Victoria. Junee is in regional New South Wales and is located 40 kilometres north-east of Wagga Wagga.
About the Role:
We are currently looking for a passionate and driven mental health nurse to join our dedicated Health Services Team, being led by our new team of Senior Health Managers. Our focus is to build on your clinical confidence, and create an engaged workforce,
with a work/family friendly balance and provide a supportive environment that covers clinical and best practices. Our Organisation aims to provide the best working conditions for our Employees. This is an exciting time to join The GEO Group!
Our successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for delivering comprehensive, professional psychiatric nursing services to the Centre and assisting in the provision of suicide prevention programs and strategies within a Correctional setting.
Skills and Experience:
Our ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:
Qualified Registered Nurse, with current AHPRA Registration.
Current working knowledge of the MHOAT system, NSW Mental Health Act 2007.
Professional tertiary qualifications in Mental Health and/or a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in Mental Health/Psychiatric practice.
Proficient in the performance of the following functions: Medical Emergency, Physical assessment, Crisis intervention,
Medical &Psychiatric; nursing care and Venepuncture.
Ability to work unsupervised, in the delivery of mental health services.
Demonstrated knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, GEO’s EOWA plan and Workplace Health and Safety principles.
Good communication and effective interpersonal skills.
Empathy and cultural awareness.
Resilience - some patients could be confronting.
Culture and Benefits:
We are always looking for people to join our company who share the values that we stand for: INTEGRITY RESPECT ACCOUNTABLE AGILE INNOVATIVE
Joining GEO is your chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community. You will benefit from:
A safe working environment.
Competitive salaries, subsidised meals, free parking and uniform provided.
Access to a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs, including access to study leave.
Internal career opportunities and progression.
Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program.
Many other employee (and family) benefits.