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Enrolled Nurses - Aged Mental Health Unit

Job posted: 07/05/2021
Applications close: 25/06/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 46209

Reference: 46209

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 Chestnut Gardens at 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.


The Avenue is a 40 bed unit, of which 10 are dementia specific and 30 mental health.  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.


The Role


We are seeking committed Enrolled Nurses to join our vibrant and dynamic team; we currently have both Ongoing and Fixed Term Opportunities with varying EFT available, all on a 24/7 rotating roster.


Your job satisfaction will be drawn from making an important contribution to our elderly patients, helping them maximise their enjoyment and participation in life.


About You


To be successful in this position you will be experienced in the Acute or Aged Care/Residential sector, working with clients and residents with confirmed Mental Health diagnosis. To support this experience your will hold a Mental health qualification or have a strong commitment to undertake Mental Health studies.


With your well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, you are easily able to liaise and engage with others at all levels to deliver outcomes in a timely manner.  As someone with a strong work ethic, self-motivation and personal values your contribution with the team will support each other and our organisation to be leaders in our field with exciting and progressive treatment and care.


What you Need:



  • Ability to work across a rotating roster (7 days, 24 hours)

  • Analytical ability to review current nursing practice and be open to change and innovation

  • Working rights in Australia

  • AHPRA Registration

  • Medication Endorsement


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, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and


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.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required 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.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


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Enrolled Nurses - Aged Mental Health Unit

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Margaret Maina - 95541200
Margaret.Maina@monashhealth.org

Enrolled Nurses - Aged Mental Health Unit