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Mental Health Nurse RPN4

Job posted: 19/07/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54529

Reference: 54529

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health


As Victoria’s largest public health service, Monash Health proudly provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. More information on the scope and breadth of our services can be found here: www.monashhealth.org


About the Role


We are looking for a motivated, experienced mental health nurse to join us in a community position in Forensic Mental Health in Community Health.


Forensic Mental Health in Community Health Team provides clinical services to clients on Community Corrections Orders or parole who have a mental health condition on that order or parole.


This is a mental health nursing role within a multidisciplinary team (social workers, psychiatric nurses, speech pathologist, psychologist, exercise physiologist). The role requires you to assess and provide counselling to clients referred by Corrections Victoria. There is a wide variety of clinical presentations and levels of acuity.  You will function as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team to promote an integrated and holistic service for participants on a Correction Order or parole.



  • You will work with a wide range of clients with presentations of  differing levels of acuity

  • You will work closely with Corrections Victoria case mangers for the common good of our clients.

  • You will be well supported by your colleagues and have access to both a Forensic Clinical Specialist and a psychiatrist, to ensure better client service and best practice. 

  • You will work Tuesday's non-negotiable hours from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. 


About You



  • You are a qualified mental health nurse with a strong interest in working with forensic clients.Relevant qualification and demonstrated experience. 

  • Current AHPRA registration.

  • Australian working rights.

  • 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.


Our full-time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks.  In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and a comprehensive Employee Wellbeing Program.


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.


How to Apply


We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.


For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Mental Health Nurse RPN4

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Campbell Atkinson - 0406751184

Mental Health Nurse RPN4