Mental Health Transition to Specialty Practice Program (Registered Nurse) 2023

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Applications close: 31/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Reference: 29558

Reference: 29558

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Mental Health Transition to Speciality Practice Program 2023

  • Registered Nurse - Grade 2 - Permanent Part time
  • Multiple Part-time (0.8EFT) positions available
  • Generous salary + super + salary packaging

 Permanent employment within Mental Health Program upon successful completion of Transition to Specialty Practice Program

  • Are you highly motivated?
  • Are you looking for your next clinical challenge?
  • Are you interested in developing your career in mental health?

Eastern Health is recruiting RN Transition to Specialty Practice Positions for 2023 across numerous clinical areas including: Adult & Older Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Units, Adolescent Inpatient Unit and the Community Care Units.

The Mental Health Transition to Specialty Program is intended to provide an introduction for those wishing to pursue a career as a mental health nurse.  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 Registered 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 Post Graduate studies.

About you

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

  • RN Registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of 12-months experience working as a registered nurse; preferably having completed a Graduate Program previously
  • Proactive, reflective, self-directed learner
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Patient centred practice
  • Team player
  • 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.

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 people, 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 manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

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 Transition to Specialty Practice Program (Registered Nurse) 2023

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Anita Cappello - (04) 2245 4556
Jessica Naqqash - (03) 9895 3880

Mental Health Transition to Specialty Practice Program (Registered Nurse) 2023