Position Details

Reference Number 53202
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Aged Persons Mental Health Service
Location Kingston Centre, Cheltenham Vic
Position Summary
  • Aged Persons' Mental Health
  • Multiple Positions available for Registered Psychiatric Nurses
  • Work with a committed, professional group of clinicians

Registered Psychiatric Nurse- Biala Unit Kingston Centre 

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

The Kingston Centre plays a vital role in the community providing aged care, aged mental health services and highly regarded rehabilitation programs for adults of all ages. We provide a range of specialist health care and support services to older people, many of whom have complex needs, including Aged Care Assessment and Cognitive Dementia and Memory Services.


Our Journey- Biala Kingston Centre

In support of the growing needs of our diverse local community, Biala Kingston Centre, is a 20 bed inpatient unit. We are a dynamic multidisciplinary team who provide assessment and treatment to those over the age of 65 with psychiatric illness, and/or behavioural problems associated with dementia. We are a standalone site for ECT therapy which is conducted along with Research work undertaken in conjunction with Monash University.


A day in the life

No two days will be the same as you work with an established team to continuously improve the lives of those in the Unit

Our staff use specialist skills and programs that are tailored to address individuals psychiatric, psychological, medical and spiritual needs and to ensure the best possible outcomes.

We are now looking for experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurses to join our Biala Unit at the Kingston Centre.  We have multiple, full- and part-time positions available, working a rotating 24/7 shift roster.


This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or other trained psychiatric nurse to make a difference to the lives of older people, who are amongst the most vulnerable in our community.


 What you bring

You have demonstrated clinical skills in psychiatric nursing, with good communication and written skills, and you can also demonstrate how you will care in a holistic manner.

You are a confident and lateral thinker who can adapt to any given situation in a calm, considered, caring and engaging manner.

You are 100% patient focussed, with excellent time management skills, and your work will be integral to the multidisciplinary team.

You Also Have:

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Proven clinical experience in mental health
  • Post graduate qualifications in mental health is essential
  • Australian work rights
  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Aged Persons Mental Health experience is an advantage

In return

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to excellence in patient centred care. Ours is also a highly skilled, collaborative and welcoming team where the only limit in your career is you.

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why:

  • access to Monash Health in house learning portals
  • avenue to further develop as a registered psychiatric nurse
  • mentoring and career guidance
  • a supportive learning environment
  • salary packaging
  • discounted car parking, uniform, and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Monash Health is a great place to work so come join Biala @ Kingston Centre now!


For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.


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Selection Criteria Have you worked with either patients or people with a mental illness?

Have you worked with older people in a hospital setting?

Do you have a degree or qualification in mental health nursing?
Contact Person
Grant Wishnowsky DDON 92657969
Advertising Closing 30/06/2022
Position Documents
RPN2 Position Description RPN2-PD 2021 word- Biala Unit (002).docx
Application Guide Application Guide April 2022.pdf
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