Nurse Manager, SSAI Unit, ELMHS

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 28/07/2022 (Midnight)
24 days remaining

24 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54205

Reference: 54205

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Be part of the new purpose built Monash Children’s Hospital

  • Take advantage of this rare opportunity to Lead an expert multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving Adolescent Mental Health

  • A centre for excellence with an integrated Clinical & Research program

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to 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 18,000 employees 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. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


ELMHS provides a range of mental health services to pregnant mothers, infants, children and adolescents and their families within the Southern Region.

The organisational and clinical model has been developed to provide mental health care that is flexible and responsive to the individual and developmental needs of the perinatal to youth populations and their families.  As such, this model will support the provision of integrated mental health care for young people, guided by consistent, service-wide protocols and principles of care.

About Stepping Stones Adolescent Inpatient Unit at Monash Children’s Hospital

 The Monash Children’s Stepping Stones Adolescent In patient Unit is a 15 bed inpatient and five transition (Day) bed unit that offers care for adolescents aged 12 to 18 from broader ELMHS. The Adolescent Unit offers mental health Interventions to adolescents who present with acute and severe mental health problems, associated high risk factors and have difficulty maintaining their own safety and the safety of others.

About the Role

 This is a rare and truly exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead and manage a dedicated team located in a brand new state of the art facility. We are seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) (Grade 5) to work in collaboration with the Consultant Psychiatrists to lead a dynamic, positive and cohesive team. The role requires Clinical, Leadership and Management expertise to drive an inpatient culture and model of care that delivers exceptional care to adolescence experiencing acute and severe mental health difficulties whilst offering care and support to their families / carer.  This is a full-time ongoing role.

About You

As an experienced NM, you will demonstrate excellent clinical skills in working with Adolescence/Young people and Families who are in distress and face complex issues. You are dedicated to promoting their Health and Well-being through evidence-based individual and family interventions. You have extensive experience in Mental Health care and knowledge of developmental Psychiatry. You have established leadership and management skills and lead by example. Using your excellent communication skills, you work closely with a varied team of Mental Health and Allied professionals across Monash Health with the sole purpose of delivering exceptional care at all times.

You also have:

  • Masters in psychiatric/mental health nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course of training

  • Demonstrated Management, Clinical Leadership & Service Delivery experience in a similar role

  • Superior Time Management & Communication skills

  • Genuine thirst for learning and open to further study

  • Thrive working in an inclusive & collaborative team environment

  • Proactive in supporting colleagues at all levels as well as mentoring others

  • An advocate for the Monash Health iCARE values

In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Management, Clinical & Leadership experience in Adolescent Mental Health

  • Relevant working visa

  • Relevant qualifications

  • Current Working with Children’s Check

This is an opportunity to lead a specialist Health Nursing team in a state of the art facility. You’ll be challenged and inspired to contribute every day and will be rewarded by a passionate management team that values your contribution. Apply NOW to join Stepping Stones Adolescent Inpatient Unit at Monash Children’s Hospital.

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent career opportunity to utilise your Mental Health, Clinical & People Management expertise

  • Be part of a highly skilled Nursing & Executive team, dedicated to patient & family centred care

  • Mentorship & Career guidance

In addition, as an employee of the largest public health organisation in Victoria, you will receive benefits such as Salary Packaging, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program.

What You Need to Know

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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Nurse Manager, SSAI Unit, ELMHS

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Nurse Manager, SSAI Unit, ELMHS