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Position Details
Reference Number 408113
Position Title Registered Nurses (Division 1) - Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Various Locations
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Registered Nurse
Salary $61,090.00 - $85,781.00
Number of FTE 5.00
Purpose of Position
  • To provide safe and effective patient-centred nursing care to the patients/clients and carers of the Western Sydney LHD. To work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of care within the unit.
  • To ensure optimal outcomes for patients/clients and carers of the service through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care
  • To effectively manage resources relevant to the service.
  • To act as an advocate for the specific needs of all patients/clients and carers including those from the indigenous population or other multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the patient/client undergoing specialised procedures.
  • To maintain and promote a professional standard evidenced by ethical nursing practice, adherence to the policies and standards of the Nursing Service, Western Sydney LHD - Mental Health and the appropriate legislation and statutory regulations.
  • To provide support and education to undergraduate and post graduate nurses.

Applications are sought from Registered Nurses (Division 1) with experience and skills in mental health nursing to work in Mental Health Units at Cumberland, Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.


Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


*Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability*


These positions are permanent full time, working 38 hours per week and are classified as a Registered Nurse.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


Selection Criteria 1. High level interpersonal skills

2. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

3. Experience and clinical skills in mental health nursing practice

4. Demonstrated effective communication skills – written and verbal

5. Computer skills

6. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary setting / team
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Nicole Murray
Contact Number 0298403017
Contact Email Nicole.murray@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 18/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view