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Associate Nurse Manager - Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU)

Job posted: 12/02/2021
Applications close: 12/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45001

Reference: 45001

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Unit in Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS)


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.


The Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region.


The Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU) is a six bed Inpatient unit providing mental health interventions to Postnatal and Antenatal clients (expectant mothers)


About The Role


The Associate Nurse Manager (ANM) is dedicated to providing consistent and therapeutic care to mother and infants (under 1 years of age) along with their families within an emotionally/ physically safe and healthy environment in which they can participate in treatment and nurture the relationship with their baby. Supported by the Nurse Manager, the role will provide an opportunity for the development of management and leadership skills.


The ANM will play a pivotal role in our model of care which is one component of the broader ELMHS clinical model to give families a smooth transition between acute and community specialist mental health care.  This is a clinical leadership role working closely with the Nurse Manager and collaboratively with an expert multi-disciplinary team to deliver patient centred and family care at all times.


This role will be appointed on a part-time basis (32 hours per fortnight) for five months, working across a 24/7 rotating roster.


About You


You are either an experienced Registered Nurse with excellent clinical skills working with children and families who are in distress and face complex issues and ready to take the next step in a clinical leadership role or you are an accomplished clinical leader/ANM wishing to consolidate your management skills; either way you are passionate working with children and their families to deliver patient centred care and excellence.  


You Are Also:



  • committed to a leadership and mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe, best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care and a patient and family advocate

  • enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles


What You Need:



  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training which led to registration as a Division 3 Nurse

  • Clinical Leadership/Management experience

  • Demonstrated experience in Mental Health care & knowledge of developmental disorders such as autism or intellectual disability

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration


What We Offer:



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


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 – email applications will not be considered.  Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


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)

  • proof of immunisation.


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


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


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Associate Nurse Manager - Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU)

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Contact:

Melissa Thompson - 03 95941414

Associate Nurse Manager - Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU)