Mental Health Nurse & Primary Health Nurse - Corrections

Nursing 2 Apr 2019

Opportunity for several nurses to work on a 24/7 model of care to ensure the health needs of the inmate population in a Sydney correctional centre.

  • NSW Health Salary and Benefits
  • Career Progression and Tertiary Study is Supported
  • Facility Based Around Sydney

Sustain Health Recruitment are currently looking for 10 Mental Health Nurses and 10 Primary Health Nurses to join a correctional centre around Sydney. Our roles offer you the opportunity to join a new and exciting team. You will be offered self-development and progression opportunities. The Role:

  • Permanent full time or part time opportunities
  • Correctional centre role
  • Opportunity to work autonomously
  • Primary health care, drug and alcohol, mental health across the facility
  • 24/7 model of care to ensure the health needs of the inmate population


  • NSW Health Award with salary sacrificing
  • Environmental allowance and Productivity allowance
  • NSW Health Casual Rates for contracts
  • Free parking on site
  • Subsidised tertiary study and study days available
  • Opportunities to progress your career
  • They like to build and educate their nurses and have great resources

About You:

  • Rural and remote and community experience is highly desirable
  • Looking for nurses who can work alone and make decisions confidently
  • Post graduate study is highly regarded
  • Forensic experience is highly regarded
  • Hold full registration with AHPRA as a Nurse
  • Full immunisation record
  • Be happy to undertake a full Police Clearance certification and WWCC
  • You hold a current, valid Driver’s Licence
  • Have the right to live and work in Australia for the duration of your contract

How to Apply: If you would like to learn more about this role or apply, please call 02 8274 4660 or send an up o date resume to

Closing Date: Thursday, 2nd of May 2019