When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
An exciting opportunity exists to join the Mental Health / Alcohol and Other Drugs (MH/AOD) team within the health centre at Wooroloo Prison Farm, for an experienced Senior Registered Nurse MH/AOD.
This position works as part of the MH/AOD Team reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) providing services to patients in prison with Mental Health and AOD diagnoses.
The role provides clinical leadership; comprehensive assessment skills; planning, implementing and evaluation of care delivery; coordination of case management; discharge planning and liaison with community services.
The role participates in the prison multidisciplinary risk assessment and management team processes and meetings.
On offer is a competitive salary, with free parking and professional development opportunities.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the job-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing all the job-related requirements contained in the Job Description Form.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Dominic Donaldson, Clinical Nurse Manager on 08 9573 3061 for a confidential discussion.