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Associate Nurse Manager - Mental Health Casey

Job posted: 06/09/2021
Applications close: 20/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 48537

Reference: 48537

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.


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


About our adult Mental Health inpatient unit at Casey


Ward E is a part of Monash Health Mental Health Services, and is currently a 30 bed, well established unit that is known for its high performing culture. Its implementation of Safewards is among the best, and our seclusion rates are among the lowest in the state. Its focus on quality services to consumers supporting access and flow have attracted many compliments from consumers and their families and carers.  


We have capacity for up to 5 High Dependency beds and another 5 designated beds for step down, transitional level of care to support comprehensive discharge planning and community engagement where possible, before discharge. Consumers remain in the unit until they have recovered to the point where they can be treated effectively and safety in the community. Our work is supported by a specialised multidisciplinary team, comprehensive community mental health services (including Mental Health Hospital in the Home) and welfare support services which collaboratively, provide a range of therapeutic interventions and programs available to consumers and their families to learn more about the impact of the illness, explore ways to better manage the illness, improve coping strategies and move towards 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 five patients in a case management model, while also leading five nurses on the shift.


We currently have a Full Time ongoing opportunity however part time applications will be considered.


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

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


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 discounted staff car parking and gym , uniform 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 – e-mail 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 - Mental Health Casey

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Contact:

Jasminder Sandhu - 0472861000

Associate Nurse Manager - Mental Health Casey