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Mental Health Nursing in Townsville

This is your opportunity to join the dynamic and dedicated Mental Health team of professionals, delivering person centered, recovery focused contemporary care at the Townsville Hospital Health Service, which is the largest tertiary health service in Northern Australia. 

You will be living in the idyllic tropical location of Townsville and in no time, you will have eased into a much slower pace and a more relaxed lifestyle.  With a population of around 185,000, we are famous for an average of 320 days of sunshine each year.  

Recognised as the largest growing regional city, Townsville is a vibrant precinct playing host to world-class events and entertainment, offering unique dining experiences, affordable housing, excellent child care facilities and quality primary and secondary schooling.  

Spend your days off having a leisurely coffee looking out over the Pacific Ocean, doing some boutique shopping, or exploring one of the many tranquil walking tracks and trails, soaking up the sun on our tropical islands or exploring the natural wonders of the reef.

Townsville offers families and couples the opportunity for unprecidented work-life balance and a place to call home.   Generous remuneration packages and benefits are on offer, whilst also providing rewarding career opportunities and professional development for employees; the opportunities are endless!  So what are you waiting for?  Click on the Apply Now button and make this your reality.

Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit

The Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit (AAMHIU) is a 36-bed acute inpatient service located at The Townsville Hospital.  The unit delivers specialised care to consumers experiencing acute episodes of mental illness.  The unit is a recovery focused service, providing safe and contemporary care in a least restrictive setting.  The unit operates on the principles of a multi-disciplinary approach.


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Last updated: 23 October 2018