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Mental Health Nurse - Full Time

Requisition Number:  38980

Villawood, NSW, AU

  • 7 day rotating roster - No Night shifts!
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team - more than just Mental Health
  • Free on-site parking

Full-time opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Nurse, to work in a clinic setting within Immigration Detention Centre.

The Role

Full-time opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Nurse, to work in a clinic setting within the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre. Key responsibilities:

  • Provide a high standard of clinical care  pertaining to mental health care
  • Initiates appropriate treatment and referral in emergency situations
  • Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Management of patients on mental health medications
  • Administration of medications
  • Conducting health promotional activities



  • Current AHPRA Registration as a Div. 1 Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Mental Health Nursing
  • Advanced clinical assessment, care planning and crisis management skills
  • Current First Aid and/or CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current Federal Police Check or willingness to obtain

We are a worksite where it is mandatory to: have up-to-date vaccinations; and wear an approved face mask (e.g. N95).

The Benefits

  • Working with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Working with a multidisciplinary, dynamic and collaborative team
  • Opportunities to expand your career and support an Australian and international network as part of a well-respected medical organization.
  • Free parking available onsite

The Company

International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) is a large Australian based organisation that specialises in providing compassionate and professional multidisciplinary medical care in challenging environments. We primarily work with governments and large private organisations to deliver industry leading service to patients.  


We are globally recognised for our unique expertise and offer fantastic opportunities to undertake meaningful work with patients where others can’t. We offer opportunities for people to learn and grow their skills and knowledge in a caring organisation focusing on professional development and clinical excellence. 

IHMS welcomes you to Apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. Only suitable shortlisted candidates will be contacted.