Position Details
Reference Number 29407
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2)
Employment Type Part time - fixed term
Division Clinical Operations
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  RPN GRADE 2 YEAR 2

EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  RPN GRADE 2 YEAR 8

Hours per fortnight 40
Position Summary

Title: Registered Nurse Grade 2
Department: Older Persons Unit - Mental Health
Classification: As per award
Salary: As per award
Hours:40 hours per fortnight
Status: Part-time Fixed Term (July 6 2020 - August 15 2021)



Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 


The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services with a focus on excellent care, every person, every time.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including oncology, cardiology, renal, emergency, women’s and children’s, critical care, specialist clinics and mental health services.


Within a state of the art hospital, the team provides high quality services using the latest technologies.  Our eleven operating theatres (including 2 endoscopy rooms), critical care, emergency and women’s wards all have access to critical services lifts that link to the helipad allowing rapid transfer of patients both in and out of the health service.


The Mental Health Service is a complex service that provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides services to patients from birth to 17 years, the Youth Team covers ages 18 to 24 years, Adult Services cover patients from 25 to 64 years and the Older Person’s Service manages those individuals over 65 years old. 


Each year our onsite specialist clinics provide almost 95,000 occasions of service, we also see more than 52,000 people in our emergency department and welcome around 1400 babies into the world.  The Clinical Operations Division assists with the admission of more than 49,000 patients into the hospital each year.



Bendigo Health, employs around 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include: 

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment



For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Selection Criteria
01.• Post graduate qualifications, or working toward, in mental health and/or related field

02.• Knowledge and an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2014, Children’s and Young Persons Act, and other relevant legislation and their application to clinical practice

03.• Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies

04.• Well-developed verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and computer literacy skills and knowledge

05.• Evidence of a commitment to ongoing professional development and compliance with all Bendigo Health mandatory training requirements
Contact Person Fiona Hutchins
Contact Number 54548571
Closing Date 01/06/2020
Position Description
Psychiatry Inpatient Services - Registered Nurse 2020.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.