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Mental Health Nurse - Secure Welfare Services

Youth Support and Advocacy Service
  • Fixed Term to 30 June 2021
  • Part Time (60.8 hours per fortnight)
  • RN level 4 dependent on qualifications and experience + 9.5 % Employer superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging options available
  • Secure Welfare Services

About us

Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest and most comprehensive, youth specific community service organisation that enables young people experiencing serious disadvantage to access the resources and support they require to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. YSAS is a Child Safe organisation. We actively promote the safety and wellbeing of young people, and are committed to protecting young people from harm or abuse who come into contact with and/or access our service. Applicants must undergo rigorous screening and recruitment processes, including providing evidence of current WWCC and National Police Check.

About the position

This position will work as part of a primary health team responsible for coordinating the clinical delivery of treatment and care; within Secure Welfare Services. This position ensures that the service performs as a best practice example and that the care delivered to young people is of the highest possible standard. The Mental Health Nurse must be an energetic and enthusiastic clinician, capable of working within Secure Welfare Services model.Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide mental health assessments
  • Provide ongoing mental health care
  • Work as part of the senior primary health team
  • Undertake primary health duties

Please note: service delivery aspects of the role may be modified in order to comply with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines.For full details of the position, please view the POSITION DESCRIPTION below or visit our website www.ysas.org.au.

Further Enquiries

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Deborah Penglase (Manager) on 0409 382 581.

  • YSAS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
  • YSAS has a zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to the provision of a child-safe organisation.

Due to the predicted volume of applications, please note you will only be contacted if you are successful in progressing to a first round interview.

Please note: As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History check and have a current Working With Children Check.

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