Registered Nurse - Catherine's House

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Registered Nurse/Midwife

Mater are looking for Registered Nurses/Registered Midwives to join Catherine’s House. There are permanent, full-time and part-time positions available at our South Brisbane campus.

Mater is opening Catherine’s House for Mothers, Babies and Families. This will be Australia’s first integrated mental healthcare centre for mothers and fathers to tackle depression, anxiety and other issues experienced by new parents.

With one in five mums and up to one in ten fathers experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health issues before or after the birth of a child, this new facility will triple the number of public beds in Queensland from 4 to 12 for families in need of perinatal mental health support.

Come join us and be part of delivering Queensland’s largest and most integrated perinatal mental health facility. This brand-new Mater family well being service is anticipated to open in February 2023 at Mater’s South Brisbane campus.

Salary range: $37.23 - $47.84 (RN Level 1) per hour plus superannuation and salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

As a RN/RM, you will:

  • Provide high standards of service delivery by ensuring clinical practice is contemporary, individualised, safe, recovery-focused and evidence based.
  • Provide contemporary mental health care to mothers or primary carers.
  • Utilise mental health nursing clinical skills within an integrated framework for mothers affected by acute and complex perinatal mental illness.
  • Provide mental health nursing care that takes into consideration the infant and the parent/primary caregiver-infant relationship. This may include access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, psycho-social and other necessary services as they relate to the mother’s mental health needs, and their recovery

About you


  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife and a current annual practicing certificate.
  • The successful applicant has or is willing to work towards specialist mental health nursing and/or perinatal and infant mental health qualifications.
  • Experience in mental health nursing is essential


  • Are an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) in Queensland or you have worked primarily in a mental health setting for at least two (2) years, thereby enabling you to apply for recognition as an AMHP after completion of relevant training.
  • Are a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse with the ACMHN or you are willing to work towards same.

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocated to some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Please note we will be contacting candidates as applications come in, so apply early.

**It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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