Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse - Acute Mental Health (Dandenong)

Job posted: 06/02/2024
Applications close: 12/03/2024 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 64875

Reference: 64875

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful 

About Unit 1 Dandenong – Adult Mental Health Service 

Unit 1 at Monash Health Dandenong is a 25 Bed inpatient unit which sits within the Dandenong Adult Mental Health Service under the Mental Health Program. The service provides care to consumers aged between 25-65 who require short-term inpatient management and treatment during an acute phase of mental illness. Situated in Dandenong, Unit 1 services a culturally diverse population. The multidisciplinary team work with consumers to provide a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, whilst also working collaboratively with families and carers to provide education and guidance on how to best support consumers during their recovery. 

  • Part Time Ongoing Enrolled Nurse Position
  • Acute Adult Inpatient Unit in a culturally diverse catchment area
  • Become a valued staff member in a supportive team

A Day in the Life 

Unit 1 is looking for an experienced Mental Health Enrolled Nurse with a passion for providing recovery focused patient centred care to consumers during an acute or severe phase of mental illness;

  • Part time permanent position available
  • 7 day rotating roster across all shifts
  • Delivery of day to day patient care
  • Clinical management and decision making

About You 

Bringing your passion and genuine interest into Acute Mental Health, you understand the complexities of working in this setting. You are a dynamic, key team player and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner. You have:

  • Demonstration of appropriate competencies and skills as per the relevant Enrolled Nurse Classification 
  • You possess a patient centred approach to your provision of care and work towards making a positive difference, in line with the Monash health iCARE values
  • You understand and demonstrate the values set within an organisation within every aspect of your practice and role model others to do the same
  • You communicate and have the ability to work well within a team environment and demonstrate openness to change and innovation within the workplace

What you need: 

  • Demonstrated Nursing experience, in an Acute Inpatient Unit
  • Current Australian AHPRA nursing registration
  • The ability to live and work in Victoria (Australia) without restriction, including ability to obtain all necessary police clearances and a Working with Children Check
  • Please see attached appendix for further requirement

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Matthew Parker on 0400 144 884 

Monash Health is a great place to work 

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career. Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan 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.

We recognise 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 and our five ICare values:

How to Apply 

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit). 

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

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse - Acute Mental Health (Dandenong)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Grace Sodomaco - 0429279629

Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse - Acute Mental Health (Dandenong)