2022 Transition to Specialty Program in Mental Health

Job posted: 19/07/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54079

Reference: 54079

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Applications are now open to Registered Nurses interested in the Transition to Specialty Program in Mental Health Nursing (TSPMH) commencing October 2022.

The TSPMH offers:

  • An 18 month structured program to consolidate your skills

  • Offering two nine-month rotations with an extensive range of clinical areas

  • Outstanding training and development provided

  • Contract role, part-time hours (0.84 EFT; 64hours per fortnight) or full time (1.0 EFT, 76hours per fortnight)

About Us

Monash Health is uniquely positioned to integrate primary, secondary and tertiary health services, supported by world-renowned research and teaching facilities under the one umbrella. We provide access to public health care services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne. Monash Health is committed to delivering high quality patient centred care to fulfil our vision of “Exceptional Care, Outstanding Outcomes”.

More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Role

We are seeking Registered Nurses with a minimum of 2 years’ experience (including a graduate year) who would like a career pathway into Mental Health nursing.

As a Registered Nurse, you will participate in a structured 18 month program designed to consolidate and expand your career path set to commence in October 2022. The Program will involve two 9 month rotations.

As part of the TSPMH, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to enrolling into a Masters of Mental Health Nursing within 6 months of commencing. This is a mandatory prerequisite for all Nurses looking to join TSPMH. At the conclusion of your 18 months, you will be eligible to apply for Mental Health roles across the Monash Health network and further your Career.

As a Registered Nurse, you will participate in a structured 18 month program designed to consolidate and expand your experience in Mental Health settings. Key elements of the Program include:

Rotations across a range of sites including Clayton, Dandenong, Casey, Kingston, Moorabbin and Doveton to expose you to a variety of clinical and operational settings:

  • Enrolment in the Masters of Nursing (Monash University)

  • Paid study days to support your educational development

  • Access to Mental Health Nursing Professional Supervision

  • Free employee assistance program

  • Salary Packaging

  • Onsite subsidised parking, gym and fitness centre

  • Access to a wide range of education and training opportunities across Monash Health.

This Program commences with an intensive Mental Health Program orientation in October 2022.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Shelley Black - 0405494159

2022 Transition to Specialty Program in Mental Health