Community Mental Health Discharge Nurse

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 64098

Reference: 64098

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Community Mental Health Discharge Nurse

  • Full Time ongoing role including ADOs (that's an extra day off every month!)

  • Based at our Hotham Street Mental Health Service ( Preston )

  • Exciting opportunity in a newly created role!

Your new team

At the Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) as a part of the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) you will find an enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines including lived experience worker. We work hard and we work well as a team. The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team. Professional development is encouraged and supported here.

Arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee. Once you have seen our service and spoken to our some of our wonderful team members, you will want to be part of something special and help us make a difference!

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Work in a collaborative manner with multidisciplinary community mental health clinicians to identify suitable consumers to be enrolled into this initiative

  • Engage consumers who have been identified as eligible for the program and provide them with support during their transition to their nominated GP

  • Form relationships with local GP clinics to facilitate the transition of care from community mental health to primary care.

About you

  • Organisational and time management skills to facilitate the integration of the role into the existing community mental health multidisciplinary team functioning

  • The ability to work autonomously as well as being part of the broader clinical team at Hotham Street in providing care to our consumer group

  • And of course, you will need fundamental mental health nursing skills in assessing mental state and risk as part of this role.

Benefits of working with the NAMHS

  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals

  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Community Mental Health Discharge Nurse

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Janne-Maree Blackman - 94166300
Lina Ciaramella - 94166300

Community Mental Health Discharge Nurse