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Nursing to the next level: forensic nursing

What do the words “forensic nursing” bring to mind? The first thing you think of is probably crime shows like Law & Order or Criminal Minds. This however is a misrepresentation... in Australia, at least. While it mightn’t be as glamorous as the small screen makes it out to be, forensic nursing is an increasingly ..

February 10th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Nursing to the next level: forensic nursing

Working as a regional nurse in Victoria

City life isn’t for everybody. There’s never enough personal space, nor any moments of quiet. And let’s not even begin talking about the struggles of finding a decent parking spot! While living in a big city does have its perks, it can also take a lot out of a person. And what if you’re a ..

January 20th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Working as a regional nurse in Victoria

Top tips for stressed nurses

A nurse can face emotional and physical demands as part of their everyday job. While you have mastered the ability to attend to others’ needs, we understand that it can be harder to attend to your own!  There’s a common perception among the community that nurses are tough, capable and efficient and while this perception ..

January 6th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Top tips for stressed nurses

Why nurse through an agency? Benefits of agency nursing

If you’re a nurse looking to reclaim back control over shifts and rosters, working through a nursing agency Melbourne is one of the best decisions you can make.  SwingShift Nurses is a well-connected nursing agency in Melbourne dedicated to helping qualified nurses just like you the best nursing jobs. We pride ourselves in finding the ..

December 27th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on Why nurse through an agency? Benefits of agency nursing

Mental health nursing in Melbourne through SwingShift Nurses

Are you a nurse in Melbourne seeking better flexibility from your work? Are you a mental health nurse? Mental health nurses are in high demand, so if you want more flexibility and great pay, consider the advantages of joining a nursing agency like SwingShift Nurses. SwingShift Nurses is the largest mental health specialist agency and ..

December 10th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on Mental health nursing in Melbourne through SwingShift Nurses

Benefits of being a nurse in Melbourne

When someone thinks about choosing a career, pay rates, along with your skills and passion, may indeed be one of the first things considered. As a nurse in Melbourne, you can strike the right balance between all three! Nurses in Melbourne benefit from high pay rates while simultaneously participating in an industry that makes a ..

November 22nd, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on Benefits of being a nurse in Melbourne

What types of nursing jobs in Melbourne are available?

As you advance in your nursing career, you will start to understand which specialties you may like to focus on, as well as discover where your passions and skills lie. By now, you might be at the point where you’d like to refine your practice and dedicate your career to a specific type of nursing. ..

November 5th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on What types of nursing jobs in Melbourne are available?

A nursing agency explains: public vs private sector

It’s no secret that Australia faces a nursing shortage, with thousands of new nurses needed to maintain our healthcare system in the future. While this might not be the best news for the healthcare system, it is good news for nursing applicants: there are plenty of nursing jobs to go around in both public and ..

October 15th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on A nursing agency explains: public vs private sector

The new SwingShift Nurses staff rewards program

The SwingShift Nurses employee benefits program is just one of many ways we show our nurses that we appreciate their service. The program includes a presidential card and access to the presidential card and shopper advantage websites. The program includes discounts for both everyday items as well as life's little indulgences Below are just a ..

February 26th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on The new SwingShift Nurses staff rewards program

Mental health bed shortage behind assaults

A death of mental health acute beds in Victoria’s hospitals has been blamed for a spate of assaults on nurses in recent weeks. Psychiatric nurses have been sexually assaulted by patients at Monash Medical Centre, where assaults broke out just days before management was forced to create a temporary ward for eight mentally ill patients ..

February 24th, 2017|Latest News|Comments Off on Mental health bed shortage behind assaults