Registered Mental Health Nurse (Undefined)

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $71,333 - $95,378

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 10576

Reference: 10576

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $71,333 - $95,378

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

Are you a Registered Nurse specialising in Mental Health, seeking a rewarding career and who enjoys working with young people, families, and a multi-disciplinary team to achieve remarkable outcomes?


About the Role

This is a Permanent Part Time position at 64 hours per fortnight within the Banksia Mental Health ward. 
You will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Australian Nurses and Midwifery Council standard, by providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice across a range of contexts to facilitate optimal health outcomes. You will perform self-assessment of scope of practice and competence related to assigned responsibilities as discussed with the care delivery team by retaining responsibility for individual actions and accountability for care provided.

What you’ll achieve:

  • Integrate nursing and mental health care knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective care
  • Participate in professional development to enhance nursing practice
  • Conduct comprehensive and systematic nursing assessments to improve the quality of nursing care
  • Determine, in consultation with others as necessary priorities for resolving mental health needs of individuals


Classification for this position will range from NP21 – NP70 (base salary $71,333 to $95,378 per annum, plus superannuation).


Your skills and experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Profession al practice Portfolio    


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About Banksia Ward - Mental Health
Banksia - Mental Health Ward is a 16-bed inpatient unit where young people aged 13 to 18 years are assessed and treated for a range of mental and psychological disorders. The Ward provides the least restrictive environment possible while remaining compatible with the needs and safety of young people and staff. It also aims to promote community management wherever possible.
Banksia Ward uses a multi-disciplinary approach to assess and treat young people admitted to the Ward. The team is comprised of consultant psychiatrists, registered nurses with mental health qualifications, a psychologist, social worker, psychiatry registrar and teachers with special education qualifications.


What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure

Application process
To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!
For more information about this position please contact Adam Blake, Nurse Unit Manager Ph: 03 9345 9608 Email: adam.blake@rch.org.au


Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 12 June 2024

Registered Mental Health Nurse (Undefined)

Job type:

Part time

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adam.blake@rch.org.au - Adam Blake - 93459608

Registered Mental Health Nurse (Undefined)