Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Custodial FYMHS

Job posted: 27/10/2023
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 73589

Reference: 73589

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) – Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health (Cherry Creek)

  • Full Time Fixed Term role until June 2026 | Will consider part-time applicants (Min of 0.6EFT)
  • Based in the emerging Cherry Creek Youth Justice Precinct Mental Health Unit
  • Play a key role in the implementation of a new custodial forensic mental health unit

About your new team:

Orygen Specialist Program (OSP), a program of The Royal Melbourne Hospital, provides mental health services to young people aged 15-25 (soon to be 12-25) and their families/carers in Melbourne's northwest and western suburbs.

The Custodial Forensic Youth Mental Health Service (FYMHS) team provides specialist youth mental health care in custodial settings including the Parkville, Malmsbury and Cherry Creek sites.

Your new role:

This new key leadership position will form part of the new Mental Health Unit (MHU) at Cherry Creek Youth Justice Custodial Precinct. The MHU staffing model will include Orygen staff working alongside Youth Justice staff to support young people who are admitted on a voluntary basis. In this role, you will also:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team and be responsible for the delivery of high-quality evidence-based nursing care to young people across 24 hours, 7 days a week roster and a range of speciality complex areas
  • Work closely with the NUM and assist with efficient operation of the clinical environment, workforce management and ensuring clinical standards to achieve a high quality of service delivery. Assume responsibilities in the absence of the NUM.
  • Primary point of contact for clinical issues and a resource for staff on each shift
  • Facilitate comprehensive consultation, liaison and negotiation with young people, families/carers, and various other members of a multidisciplinary team
  • Deliver group and individual psychosocial recovery-based care to young people.

About you:

  • Relevant registration and qualifications (see position description for details)
  • Comprehensive experience in the application of clinical and nursing practice in youth mental health including risk assessment, mental state assessment, psychoeducation, care coordination, and partnering with young people and their family/carers
  • Ensuring high standards of clinical practice through staff supervision, clinical review, training
  • and professional development
  • Knowledge of the youth justice and/or criminal justice system and other relevant settings is highly desirable

Benefit of working with Orygen Specialist Program:

  • Join us during this inspiring time of growth and transformation - career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Receive supervision and support with professional development
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging, and onsite parking

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us via the details below.

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Custodial FYMHS

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Ingrid Cranston - 0417 822 204

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Custodial FYMHS