Registered Nurse - Mental Health Community Transition to Speciality Program

Job posted: 22/07/2021
Applications close: 12/08/2021 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Reference: 24398

Reference: 24398

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Community Mental Health Transition to Specialty Practice Position 2021

  • Registered Nurse Grade 2

  • Part time (0.8EFT)

  • Progress your career

Permanent employment within Mental Health Program upon successful completion of Transition to Specialty Practice Program.

About Eastern Health

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

Eastern Health is recruiting to the Transition to Specialty Practice Position for 2021 within the Mental Health Program (Residential Community Care Units)

Essential Requirements: 

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian (NMBA) via AHPRA

  • General Nursing to Community TSP at Community Care Unit positions: Minimum of 12 months’ clinical experience in nursing with minimum of 6 months of mental health experience.

  • Motivated and self-directed learner who is  receptive to feedback 

  • Well-developed communication skills 

  • Patient centred practice  

  • Passion for clinical excellence 

  • Willingness to engage in clinical  supervision practice


Jessica Naqqash Jessica.Naqqash@easternhealth.org.au

How to apply: 

All applicants must apply via the e-Mercury system & applications must be received by close of business (COB) on advertised end date. 
On your e-mercury application you will be required to upload:

  •   Cover letter addressing why you are interested in pursuing a career in   mental health

  •   Resume - with two clinical referees. 

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

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

Registered Nurse - Mental Health Community Transition to Speciality Program

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Jessica Naqqash - (03) 9895 3880
Esther Murray

Registered Nurse - Mental Health Community Transition to Speciality Program