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Associate Nurse Manager - Clayton Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Job posted: 30/06/2022
Applications close: 21/07/2022 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52769

Reference: 52769

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful!


Our Journey


P Block is a 31 Bed unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program at Monash Medical Centre Clayton. The service provides Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.


About the Role


In this leadership role you will work with adult inpatient consumers with varying degrees of acute psychiatric or mental illness and/or drug and alcohol dependency problems.  You will be a recognised member of the psychiatric care team, and at any time you would be providing primary nursing care to patients while also leading eight or more nurses on the shift.


About You


As a motivated and experienced Psychiatric Nurse, you possess a patient-centred approach and demonstrate a commitment to recovery focused care.  You are an innovative thinker and are always looking for ways to improve service delivery.  You can also demonstrate a keen understanding of the Mental Health Act (2014) as it relates to delivering holistic patient care.


What You Need:



  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health

  • Demonstrated experience within an Inpatient Unit or similar

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Relevant working rights/visa

  • Employee level Working with Children Check

  • Evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination


Previous nursing experience in an acute setting, along with an understanding of forensic mental health, is preferred.


What We Offer:



  • Mentorship and career guidance

  • Educational support to further your clinical skills and expand your knowledge base

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals

  • Opportunities to further develop your leadership and project management skills


Monash Health is a great place to work


Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:



  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program

  • free flu vaccinations

  • private health insurance at discounted rates

  • health imaging services

  • + more


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities


We recognise 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 and ICare values.


How to Apply


We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.


For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Associate Nurse Manager - Clayton Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Amanda Haslam - 95941421
Amanda.Haslam@monashhealth.org

Associate Nurse Manager - Clayton Adult Inpatient Psychiatry