Forensic Nurse Jobs and Salary

Forensic Nurse Job Description

To become a forensic nurse there are certain requirements that must be met.

Typical requirements to obtaining a forensic nurse job are:

  • Must be AHPRA registered
  • You must have a minimum two years recent continuous clinical experience in a mental health role
  • Formal qualification in mental health, or willingness to undertake same.
  • Sound knowledge of mental health nursing theory and practice.
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of therapeutic security.
  • Experience in multidisciplinary team work.

Forensic Nurse Salary

A salary of a forensic nurse is not to dissimilar to any other part of the nursing profession.

The average pay range for a Forensic Nurse is:

$45,928 – $82,052