Psychiatric Nursing Careers Opportunities across Early in Life Mental Health (ELMHS)

Job posted: 01/04/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52747

Reference: 52747

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Our journey Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) at Monash Health

Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) provides care for young people who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. ELMHS offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region. Offering inpatient and community treatment, individual, family and group based treatment, we work with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, school refusal, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation or psychosis.

ELMHS is committed to providing mental health services and support to children, young people and their families/carers across the following Services:-

  • Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU) is a six bed Inpatient unit providing mental health interventions to antenatal clients (expectant mothers) and Postnatal clients admitted with their infant dedicated to providing best patient-centred care and recovery-focused care to mother and infants (under 1 years of age) along with their families.  A great opportunity to work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team in an environment that fosters growth, learning and further development of clinical skills.

  • OASIS Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is an eight bed state of the art facility housed in MCH providing emergency and planned assessment admissions for children (aged up to 12) with neuro development and psychiatric disturbance. The model of care is designed to admit the child with a parent / carer to provide greater opportunity for dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes.

  • Stepping Stones (SS) Adolescent Inpatient Unit is a 15 inpatient beds and 5 transition (day) beds state of the art facility also housed in MCH offering Mental Health interventions to adolescents (aged 12 to 18) 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.

Grow your Career in ELMHS

We are seeking suitably qualified nurses who are passionate about and have demonstrated experience in Paediatrics and Mental Health, to become a valuable part of ELMHS. 

Current Career opportunities available are:-

  • Registered Psychiatric Enrolled Endorsed Nurses – currently available in PIIU

  • Registered Psychiatric Nurses – available across PIIU, Oasis AND Stepping Stones

  • Associate Nurse Managers – currently available in Oasis 

These are Ongoing Full or Part Time positions with availability to work across 24/7 rotational shifts.

When applying clearly highlight in your Cover Letter, which opportunity and Unit(s) you are interested in.

What you bring

  • Relevant Postgraduate Qualifications in Mental Health

  • Current clinical mental health nursing experience 

  • Demonstrated clinical leadership experience for ANM roles

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Ability to work legally in Australia

  • An advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles 

  • Flexibility to work across a 24/7 rotating roster

For more detail per Role/Unit, please refer to attached PD’s

In return

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to provide mental health services and support to children, young people and their families/carers experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. Ours is also a highly skilled, passionate and collaborative team working closely with our multidisciplinary teams in our unwavering pursuit of excellent in mental health for young people and their families.

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why:-

  • Purpose built inpatient with two facilities located within Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH)

  • First dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes for children (0-12)

  • leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression

  • opportunity to work close to home whilst you advance your clinical or leadership career

  • lifestyle change with access to the many jewels of Melbourne’s south-east living

  • join Victoria’s largest public health service employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities

  • Lots of benefits including access to salary packaging options increasing your take-home pay, onsite subsidised staff car parking, gym on certain sites, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Please clearly highlight in your Cover Letter, which opportunity and Unit(s) you are interested in.

For any queries regarding these opportunities, please contact Recruitment Specialist Susie Lambrianidis on 0481 916 020.

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 by email – 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.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

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Psychiatric Nursing Careers Opportunities across Early in Life Mental Health (ELMHS)

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Susie Lambrianidis - 0481 916 020

Psychiatric Nursing Careers Opportunities across Early in Life Mental Health (ELMHS)