Clinical Nurse Manager - Upton House

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 29542

Reference: 29542

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Clinical Nurse Manager

  • Permanent Full time with monthly day off (part time considered)
  • Box Hill Hospital - Upton House
  • Great Leadership opportunity

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Adult acute Inpatient services at Box Hill Hospital consists of one 25 bed unit with 5 bed Intensive Care area.  The units provide care to consumers aged18-65, who live within outer East and Central East catchment areas.  We are seeking an experienced Registered nurse with demonstrated leadership skills to join our MDT.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:


  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
  • Post-graduate qualification relevant to mental health nursing or completion of specialist undergraduate mental health nursing program (or a specialist post basic course of training which lead to registration as a Division 3 nurse under the Nurses Board of Victoria).
  • Minimum of 5 years varied experience in the area of mental health with demonstrated ability to work with diverse and complex clinical presentations.
  • Compliance with the Code of Ethics and legal requirements of the nursing profession
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical leadership within the multidisciplinary workforce.
  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal with demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as an effective team member at a local and organizational level to deliver organizational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, utilizing well developed critical analysis skills to achieve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Evidence of commitment to ongoing professional development and clinical supervision arrangement.
  • Current recipient of individual clinical supervision, in addition to current provider of clinical supervision to less experienced nursing colleagues
  • Active leadership in Recovery Oriented Practice in line with the National Recovery Framework and principles of Eastern Health’s Collaborative Recovery Model.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to practice utilizing the recovery approach in mental health treatment and support, with a focus on working collaboratively with consumers and carers to promote self-determination and enable progress towards reaching personal recovery goals.
  • Excellent knowledge of Mental Health Act Vic 2014 and its associated principles
  • Demonstrated negotiation, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated record of achievement of quality service delivery.
  • Membership of relevant specialty Professional Association.
  • Proficient in a range of electronic applications including but not limited to CPF, CMI, PFM, Microsoft, Outlook, Excel or as relevant to role
  • A sound working knowledge of, and commitment to, working with consumers from a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds and providing services that are family and gender sensitive.
  • A current Victorian driver license.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in working with consumers with a dual diagnosis.
  • Evidence of leading a quality improvement or research activity in a specific mental health setting.

Additional desirable attributes:

  • Masters qualification in area of mental health nursing expertise.
  • Training or qualification in the areas of Solution Focused Therapy, Sensory Modulation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Developmental Psychiatry Course or other therapies
  • Post-graduate qualifications in leadership and/or management.
  • Research, publication and public presentation experience.
  • Flexibility in working hours to provide leave cover as negotiated.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the values of Eastern Health
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative and lateral thinking.
  • High level of self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • Solution focussed.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Proven conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Enthusiasm, energy and drive.
  • Professionalism

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Clinical Nurse Manager - Upton House

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Merv Love - (03) 9895 3316
merv.love@easternhealth.org.au - (03) 9895 3316

Clinical Nurse Manager - Upton House