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Associate Nurse Manager - Aged Care (Mental Health)

Job posted: 23/03/2020
Applications close: 14/04/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 41600

Reference: 41600

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.


About our Residential Aged Care with ‘The Avenue’ Chestnut Gardens - Monash Health


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


Our Residential Program offers the full range of residential services including: Low care (hostel), high care (nursing home), ageing in Place, respite care, dementia and also specialised care, across 5 dedicated locations of South East Melbourne.  We practice a social model of care delivered by qualified nursing, allied health, lifestyle and support staff, also having access to the medical and mental health expertise.


The Avenue is a 40 bed unit, of which 10 are dementia specific and 30 mental health.  Our focus is to support older people with complex mental and physical health issues. We aim to help our residents maintain a sense of wellbeing, have choice in their lives and continue to feel valued members of the community.


About The Role


An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Registered Nurse to join out leadership team. We are seeking a Permanent Part time Associate Nurse Manager position, for 48 hours per fortnight, with 'The Avenue' Aged Mental Health Unit leadership team located in Doveton.


Your leadership will play a pivotal role in delivering quality care and effective functioning of the unit, providing clinical support to the team and to deputise for the Nurse Manager when required, along with delivering high quality service to our residents.


About You


We would like to hear from you if you possess the following skills & abilities:                    



  • Demonstrated experience in clinical care within Acute and/or Aged Care (desirable)

  • Ability to manage clinical and operational emergencies

  • Previous experience in a nursing leadership role (desirable)

  • Nursing experience in either Acute/General or Mental health to support your required experience, with Aged Care as an added advantage

  • Post graduate qualification OR commitment to undertake Mental Health studies to support your leadership role

  • Strong, adaptive and consultative management style

  • Well-developed communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Current AHPRA Registration

  • Current Employee Working with Children Check

  • Working rights in Australia


What We Offer:



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

  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • Mentorship & career guidance

  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences

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


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


Apply NOW to join our Emergency Services at Monash Health!


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.


Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.


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


Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 


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Associate Nurse Manager - Aged Care (Mental Health)

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Contact:

Alexandra McPhail - 92652701

Associate Nurse Manager - Aged Care (Mental Health)