Associate Nurse Managers - Mooraleigh Hostel

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 04/10/2021 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 49267

Reference: 49267

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 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About our Residential Aged Care with Mooraleigh Hostel - 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.

Mooraleigh Hostel, located in Bentleigh East, is a 29-bed mental health unit. 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

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.

You will be responsible for care planning and assessments; medication and Drs rounds as well as supporting the wider Mooraleigh team as well as the ability to manage clinical and operational emergencies.

We currently have opportunities for experienced Associate Nurse Manager’s to join our leadership team. The positions are Full Time ongoing opportunities however Part Time applications will be considered. These roles will be on a rotating in nature, including AM, PM and night shift across a 7-day roster inclusive of both 8 and 10 hour shifts. If you are preferable to night shift, this could be the role for you as you will routinely be rostered to work nights.

We provide ongoing support with guidance, training and promote opportunities for personal growth through your nursing career which includes study leave should you wish to pursue post graduate studies.

About You

With a background in leadership, whether that be in residential services, subacute or an acute area of Nursing, you will be a natural leader, one who can lead by example, provide support, have strong communication skills, and have the ability to step up in the absence of the Facility Manager.

You will have a genuine passion to assist our elderly consumers and provide exceptional nursing care understanding the challenges that present with this area of nursing including behaviours of concern which are associated with our consumers Mental Health diagnosis.

You are resilient, with a non-judgemental approach, having already experienced challenging situations in the workplace.  You will have a strong, adaptive, and consultative management style with well-developed communication skills; both written and verbal.

What you Need

  • Previous nursing experience within Acute/Subacute/Residential Services with Mental health as an added advantage

  • Post graduate qualification in Mental health OR commitment to undertake Mental Health studies to support your leadership role, highly desirable

  • Previous Leadership experience either as an ANM or incharge, essential

  • 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 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 staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.  Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org

Offers of employment can be made when once 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); and

  • 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 Managers - Mooraleigh Hostel

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Nicole Crisfield - 0436 618 601

Associate Nurse Managers - Mooraleigh Hostel