Nursing & Midwifery,Mental Health
coastal-qld, qld
Coastal, QLD
Published 08 February 2024

The Role
As a Registered Nurse – Mental Health Inpatient, you will be an integral part of our dedicated team at the Mental Health Inpatient Unit in Mackay, QLD (This is a locum role) Your primary responsibility will be to deliver compassionate and evidence-based nursing care to individuals with mental health issues. Working collaboratively with a diverse team of specialists, you will contribute to the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans aimed at supporting patients on their journey to recovery. Monitoring patient progress, providing emotional support, and adhering to relevant standards of practice will be key aspects of your role.


  • Competitive hourly rate of up to $69.97 (depending on experience), supplemented with superannuation and penalties.
  • Complimentary shared accommodation for the duration of the contract.
  • Travel allowance of up to $350 each way from Brisbane.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and dynamic environment committed to professional growth and development.

The position is located at the Mental Health Inpatient Unit in Mackay, QLD. Situated in a vibrant regional city, Mackay offers a unique blend of coastal lifestyle and urban amenities. With its stunning beaches, outdoor recreational activities, and thriving community, Mackay provides an ideal backdrop for both work and leisure.

To be considered for this role, you must possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in mental health nursing, preferably in an inpatient setting.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Strong assessment, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Current CPR certification and valid Working with Children Check (Blue Card), or willingness to obtain.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with mental health challenges, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.

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