Associate Nurse Manager - Oasis Unit, Early in Life Mental Health

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 30/09/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 49411

Reference: 49411

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

OASIS Child Unit within Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 19,000 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. Offering inpatient and community treatment, individual, family and group based treatment; we work with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, school refusal, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation or psychosis. All our Inpatient Units are purpose built, with two facilities located within Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH).

The OASIS Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is an 8 bed state of the art facility housed in MCH providing emergency and planned assessment admissions for children (under 13 years) with neuro development and psychiatric disturbance. The model of care is designed to admit the child with a parent / carer to provide greater opportunity for dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes.

About The Role

The Associate Nurse Manager (ANM) is a leadership role working closely with the Nurse Manager (NM) leading and mentoring a dedicated and passionate clinical team providing an innovative Dyadic model of care to children and their families/carers.

You will utilise your clinical expertise to deliver exceptional care to children and their families/carers. Supported by the NM, this role provides an exceptional opportunity for the development of management and leadership skills.

The ANM will also work collaboratively with an expert multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving child mental health and be part of centre of excellence with an integrated clinical and research program.

Positions available include Full & Part Time Ongoing & Fixed Term Contract roles, working across a 24/7 rotating roster.

About You

You are an experienced Registered Nurse with demonstrated clinical skills working with individuals who are in distress and face complex issues ready to take the next step in a clinical leadership role or an accomplished clinical leader/ANM wishing to consolidate your management skills within an innovative Australian first Dyadic model of care.  Either way, you are passionate about working with children with neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disturbance and ready to be part of an Australian first specialist service.

You Are Also:

  • Committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • Dedicated to safe, best practice & quality care

  • Enthusiastic to deliver patient centred care & a patient & family advocate

  • Compassionate to the needs of individuals & families 

  • Collaborative in your approach to working within a multidisciplinary team

  • Excited to be accountable for & manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

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, 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 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)

  • 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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Dianne Young - 0435962387

Associate Nurse Manager - Oasis Unit, Early in Life Mental Health