Richmond Clarence Mental Health Service - restructure

Dear Member,

The Richmond Clarence Mental Health Service is proposing to establish a permanent dedicated 24/7 team of Health and Security Assistants (HSA) for the Lismore Mental Health campus and specifically Tallowwood Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

This will mean an amendment the requirement to have a 24/7 Security Officer modified to 1 x 8 hours Security Officer on a night shift.

You can view the correspondence at the below links:

Letter to HSU

Proposal overview

What do you think?

It’s important for union members to lead this discussion. How will this affect you? Please send your feedback on this proposal to [E-Mail not displayed] by COB 28 November using the subject line Establishment of HSA Model Richmond Clarence Mental Health.

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