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Mental Health Nurse - Casual

Job posted: 07/10/2020
Applications close: 28/10/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 22209

Reference: 22209

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Nurse



  • Great learning opportunities to further your career

  • Work close to home in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs

  • Choose your hours and regain your work-life balance


About Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and specialist healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


 We have opportunities for suitably qualified, experienced and passionate registered and enrolled mental health nurses. Tired of a long commute? Interested to see what else is out there? Perhaps you’re keen to experience public health? Come and join nurse bank at Eastern Health.


About acute adult inpatient services


At Eastern Health, we provide acute inpatient services for adolescents, adults, and aged persons. We strive to provide a calming environment with quiet spaces and sunny, leafy courtyards for our consumers. We work closely with allied health professionals to facilitate individualised treatment plans. Our staff and leadership teams are passionate about providing excellent client-centred care and embrace the Safewards Model. We also work to the Clinical Risk Assessment and Management (CRAM) policy and standards.


About nurse bank


When you join nurse bank at Eastern Health you will be supported to find your feet. You’ll have full access to our extensive online learning platform, enabling you to further expand your skills and knowledge. Our acute inpatient units are staffed 24/7. We will provide as much lead time as possible to offer morning, afternoon and night duty shifts that match your availability.


About you


You are dedicated, empathetic and adaptable. You understand, and are interested in, the complex and varied needs of consumers in the acute inpatient setting. To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Ability to work independently and be team focused

  • Current, condition-free registration with AHPRA 

  • Post Graduate qualifications in mental health nursing will be highly regarded

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent organisational skills


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


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

Mental Health Nurse - Casual

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

OLIVIA FITZGERALD - (03) 9095 2451

Mental Health Nurse - Casual