Mental Health Nurse

Work with patients to focus on their psychological and emotional health and wellbeing.
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Latest reviews from 14 Mental Health Nurses surveyed on SEEK.

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Feb 2019
Nursing can be challenging and it sometimes pushes you to the edge but you're seldom bored.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Nursing
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Detention Health
The good things
On a practical level, you'll never have to be afraid of being out of work. At times all you can do is just listen to someone or be just 'be' with them and that might not seem much. If it makes your pa...
The challenges
It very much depends on the area you work in. In my area supporting peopleI in an often seemingly hopeless situation can be very difficult.
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May 2021
Rewarding and challenging at the same time
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Mental Health Nursing
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Acute mental health
The good things
Its a rewarding career as you sit with consumers, listen to their stories and help them Deal with their issues to help them achieve a better life.
The challenges
Sometimes its just so u prefictable and the risk of assaults is challenging
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