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Nurse Practitioner

Job posted: 14/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 21714

Reference: 21714

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

 Nurse Pracititioner - Eastern Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service (EHOPS)



  • Permanent Full Fime 

  • Generous employee benefits

  • Challenge yourself in a rewarding role



About Us


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


Homelessness is emerging as a significant issue across the Eastern region of Melbourne and it's time for a dedicated team and approach in the Adult Mental Health Service to work with these consumers in achieving positive recovery outcomes.


We are looking for an experienced nurse practitioner with a passion for working closely with our most vulnerable group of consumers.


You will have demonstrated skills and values of:



  • Agility and flexibility

  • Compassionate with strong skills in engagement and rapport building

  • Recovery oriented practitioner seeking to promote consumer choice and control

  • Strong advocate for a shared care approach with all supports around the consumer

  • Excellent mental state and risk assessment skills - with equally well developed risk mitigation and management skills promoting dignity of risk


Join the team and get a chance to contribute to the development of a contemporary and dynamic model of care for people with lived experience of mental illness and co-occurring homelessness.


About you 


To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Case management experience and skills

  • Current registration with AHPRA or equivalent for SW

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details.


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

Nurse Practitioner

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Brian Majonga - (03) 9871 3988
Tim Brewster - (03) 9871 3988

Nurse Practitioner