Mental Health Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program | Enrolled Nurse Transition to Specialty Practice (TSP)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Graduate, Other, Nursing

Reference: 29646

Reference: 29646

Occupation: Graduate, Other, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program | Enrolled Nurse Transition to Speciality Practice (TSP)

  • Enrolled Nurse - Permanent Part time (0.8 EFT)
  • Are you highly motivated?
  • Are you looking for your next clinical challenge?
  • Are you interested in developing your career in mental health?

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

Eastern Health is offering you the opportunity to undertake a 12 month Mental Health EN Graduate Program or Mental Health EN Transition to Speciality Practice Program.  This Program is intended to support both novice Enrolled nurses & experienced general nurses wishing to pursue a career in Mental Health.

This structured program incorporates both theoretical elements in addition to practical experience with allocated study days, learning packages and clinical assessments. During the course, participants will be supported by experts within the clinical facility and the clinical education staff of the Learning and Teaching Directorate.

The program provides a career pathway for those Enrolled Nurses seeking to work in the mental health speciality environment whilst enhancing their critical thinking, theoretical knowledge and clinical skills and is a great stepping stone to ongoing Enrolled Nurse opportunities across the Mental Health Program

Our EN Transition to Practice Programs are progressive, responsive and innovative. We use the latest evidence to develop our program study days together with regular feedback from our participants. We support and facilitate the development of a well-prepared, high quality, safe nursing workforce committed to improving health outcomes.

Our Learning and Teaching team and clinical staff provide a supportive environment that encourages the development of clinical skills, reflective practice and a sense of professional identity and accountability. As a graduate you will be a key participant and contributor to change and innovation and we invite you to join us for an exciting year and future with Eastern Health.

About you

To be successful in this role you should possess the following:

  • EN Registration with AHPRA
  • Proactive, reflective, self-directed learner
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Patient centred practice
  • Team player
  • Recent clinical experience for applicants wishing to apply to EN TSP Program- minimum of 1-year post registration experience preferably having undertaken a Graduate Program.  Applicants applying for EN Graduate Program should be able to demonstrate recent completion of EN course within the last 12 months

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & 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
  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

How to Apply:

Upload the following:

  • CV
    • 2 Pages
    • Outline your clinical placements (specialty, hours, health service)
    • Relevant working experience
  • Cover Letter
    • 1 Page
    • Addressed to Jackson McLean, Enrolled Nurse Graduate Coordinator
    • Outlining your reasons for applying to Eastern Health & why you are interested in working in specialty area of mental health
    • Examples of how you demonstrate Eastern Health values in your current role
  • Academic transcript
    • Certified by a person authorised to certify documents in Victoria eg. Pharmacist
  • Two clinical appraisals
    • Include the assessment scale
    • Include written assessment feedback
    • Please ensure one is your mental health appraisal
  • Enrolled Nurse short answer question sheet attached to this advertisement. (compulsory)  This is to be uploaded as the selection criteria attachment.

 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 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.**

Mental Health Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program | Enrolled Nurse Transition to Specialty Practice (TSP)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


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Mental Health Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program | Enrolled Nurse Transition to Specialty Practice (TSP)