Mental Health Post Graduate Program (Registered Nurse) 2024

Job posted: 16/08/2023
Applications close: 05/10/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 31104

Reference: 31104

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Post Graduate Position (Registered Nurse) - 2024

  • Permanent Part time (0.8EFT)
  • Permanent employment within Mental Health Program upon successful completion of Mental Health Post Graduate Program
  • Opportunity to undertake study within a community or specialized mental health setting

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 now recruiting Post Graduate students for 2023 within a number of areas of specialty practice. We are currently offering clinical positions within the mental health program where you will be offered the opportunity to rotate through a number of mental health specialty areas.  Possibilities include rotations with Eastern Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service, Mobile Support and Treatment Service, Community Care Unit, Acute Adolescent, Adult and Older Adult Inpatient Services and Drug & Alcohol Services.   We have primary partnerships with various Universities and you will be supported by clinical experts and experienced members of the Mental Health Learning and Teaching Directorate.

About You

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or other recognised equivalent formal qualification leading to condition free registration in Australia
  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian (NMBA) via AHPRA
  • 12 months’ post registration employment experience, inclusive of six months’ experience contemporary acute mental health
  • Demonstrated clinical skills aligned with experience and scope of practice
  • Motivated and self-directed learner who is receptive to feedback
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Patient centred practice
  • Passion for clinical excellence
  • Willingness to engage in clinical supervision practice
  • Willingness to work rotating roster
  • A current valid Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Up to date Vaccinations COVID-19 & Influenza

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


Anita Cappello Anita.Cappello@easternhealth.org.au

Jessica Naqqash Jessica.Naqqash@easternhealth.org.au

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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Mental Health Post Graduate Program (Registered Nurse) 2024

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


JESSICA NAQQASH - (03) 9895 3880
Anita Cappello - (04) 4815 0354

Mental Health Post Graduate Program (Registered Nurse) 2024