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Registered Psychiatric Nurses - Custodial Mental Health, Cherry Creek

  • Multiple part time and full time fixed-term roles (2 year contract)
  • Based in the emerging Cherry Creek Youth Justice Precinct Mental Health Unit
  • Great team culture, free on-site parking and affordable lunch deals

About your new team

Forming part of the Orygen Specialist Program (OSP), a program of The Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS) team provides specialist youth mental health care in custodial settings (Parkville and Cherry Creek sites) to young people and their families/carers.

Orygen and Youth Justice staff will work collaboratively to support young people voluntarily admitted to the new Mental Health Unit (MHU) at Cherry Creek Youth Justice Custodial Precinct. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of something that hasn’t been done before!

Your new role

  • Deliver high-quality evidence-based nursing care to young people across 24 hours, 7 days a week roster
  • Provide specialist mental health nursing interventions, and effectively manage critical incidents and emergency situations
  • Collaborate with a specialist multidisciplinary team, focusing on patient-centred, goal- and recovery-oriented care

About you

  • Relevant registration and qualifications (see position description for details)
  • Minimum 12 months clinical experience in mental health, preferably in a youth mental health and/or forensic setting
  • Ability to deliver personalised psycho-social care beyond the traditional medical model to facilitate recovery of young people

Benefits of working with Orygen Specialist Program

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Receive supervision and support with professional development
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging and monthly ADOs (full-time staff)


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us via the "Apply Now" button.

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Ian Denney on 0478170177.

Please see link for Position Description

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

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