Position Details
Reference Number 28754
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Refugee Clinic
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Registered Psychiatric Nurse- Refugee Clinic

  • Rewarding area of mental health nursing
  • Unique role
  • Part Time, funded 2 year fixed term role

The Hospital:

 The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

 The RCH Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) currently has a new part time position in the RCH Refugee Clinic. The role will involve providing Mental Health assessment and intervention to children and their families from a refugee background. The successful candidate in the role will work alongside a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Team. The position will be based predominantly at Parkville Campus, with the potential need to attend community sites as required.

We are seeking a nurse who has a passion for working in this new and rewarding area of mental health nursing. Utilising your nursing skill set to work closely with the team, whilst contributing to excellent care of young people and their families.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA. 
  • Appropriate Mental Health nursing qualification, or working towards same. 
  • Recent experience in Mental Health nursing. 
  • Evidence of on-going professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio. 

For further information about the ward and the care that Banksia provides, go to: http://www.rch.org.au/banksia


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital

Contact Person Dave Reid
Contact Number 93455545
Contact Email dave.reid@rch.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Dr. Chidambaram Prakash
Alternate Contact Number 93455545
Alternate Contact Email chidambaram.prakash@rch.org.au
Closing Date 21/03/2018
Position Description PD - Registered Psychiatric Nurse- Refugee Clinic 10.2017.pdf