Clinical Support Nurse - Grade 3 (Mental Health & AOD)

Job posted: 23/11/2022
Applications close: 18/12/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 28647

Reference: 28647

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Clinical Support Nurse - Grade 3 (Mental Health & AOD)

  • Multiple Full-Time/Part-Time opportunities available
  • Diverse and engaging career development opportunity for mental health nurses
  • Generous salary + super + salary packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest metropolitan public health services.  We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age and socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Mental Health Learning & Teaching Directorate available for a motivated and recovery-oriented Registered Psychiatric Nurse who is passionate about excellence in clinical standards and patient orientated nursing care in mental health.

This is an entry level position to education and is supported by the Clinical Nurse Educator within the clinical area.  You will be working directly with our graduate nurses in the clinical inpatient setting and providing support to the clinical team to ensure a successful graduate rotation.  You will develop objectives with the clinical staff, working closely with the preceptors and being responsive to the clinical staff to address any developmental issues in a timely way to provide a great learning experience for our novice nurses.  You will role model best practice behaviours and values through your mentoring and supervision, this will ensure staff are developing and delivering excellent and consistent patient centred care in mental health.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold current nursing registration with AHPRA
  • Have a post registration qualification relevant to the position (preferably at a Masters level)
  • Have excellent knowledge of best practice, recovery oriented care and trauma informed care in mental health nursing care
  • Have the ability to work autonomously with excellent organisational, critical thinking, problem solving and prioritisation skills
  • Be highly accountable and display a supportive and engaging style
  • Passion for supporting novice nurses to develop the specialized skillset required to be a mental health nurse
  • Have expertise in provision of Clinical Supervision and be in receipt of personal Clinical Supervision.

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 Support Nurse - Grade 3 (Mental Health & AOD)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


JESSICA NAQQASH - (04) 1219 6432

Clinical Support Nurse - Grade 3 (Mental Health & AOD)