Adult specialist services

  • Specialty : Mental Health Nursing
  • Location : Multiple Locations
  • Date Listed : August 1, 2019
  • Apply Before : August 31, 2019

Skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 12 months’ psychiatric experience
  • Experience in both general and emergency
  • Experience with patients who have drug and/or alcohol related problems
  • Recent experience in mental health nursing
  • Post graduate in Mental Health related studies preferred
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of work practises
  • Exceptional patient care
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Minimum 12 months’ nursing experience
  • Current Registration with AHPRA Working Rights in Australia


Duties include:

  • Administering medication
  • Ability to carry out mental health assessments
  • Providing health education
  • Providing counselling and rehabilitation programs
  • Assessing and managing clinical risk
  • Responding to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner
  • Applying de-escalation techniques
  • Working with patients’ carers


About SwingShift Nurses

SwingShift Nurses is Melbourne’s most reputable nursing agency, providing jobs for nurses across a wide range of health sectors. As one of the industry’s preferred suppliers of nurses, SwingShift rewards its nurses with flexibility, great pay rates, and ongoing support and personal development. We welcome both travelling and local nurses.

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