Registered Nurse Psych G2

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 24/05/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 51487

Reference: 51487

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Make an impact supporting patients, their families and carers
  • Full time, part time
  • Location:  Austin Hospital, Heidelberg

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the north-east of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Child Inpatient Unit 

The Child Inpatient Unit is part of Austin Health's Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Service (ICYMHS) in the Mental Health Division.  It services children from metropolitan and regional areas of Victoria. The Unit has 12 beds, and is based at the Austin Hospital.  The Unit admits children aged 12 and under for assessment and treatment.  Children are often admitted to the Unit with their parent/carer and/or further family (i.e. siblings).

These children may be experiencing emotional, behavioural and/or social difficulties and have usually received some outpatient treatment. A high proportion of the children on the Unit are admitted under a planned circumstance for an admission usually for a number of weeks (often utilising weekend leave). The Unit does, however, also admit children under crisis circumstances for short periods.

About the role

The Registered Mental Health Nurse at Austin's Child Inpatient Unit is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based, high quality mental health nursing care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to achieve optimal healthcare outcomes for our children and their families.  They are a reflective team member, that holds recovery orientated practice essential in all of their care delivery.

The Registered Mental Health Nurse is a key member of the health care team responsible for ensuring nursing professional, The Child Inpatient Unit is a leader in promoting staff well-being whilst providing useful supports to the mental health workforce.  As a Mental Health Nurse employed on the Child Inpatient Unit you will be rewarded with regular high quality nursing supervision both as a group and one on one, team reflective sessions with your multidisciplinary team on a regular basis facilitated by a highly qualified external supervisor, and the use of an identified space to take time out and utilise time/space and sensory approaches to re-regulate at times of stress.

Our benefits

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging for living expenses, meals and holiday accommodation
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounted fitness memberships and special offers on health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring, learning and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, discounted car parking 

Inclusion at Austin Health

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. This means we reserve the right to close a job ad prior to the advertised closing date.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to the hiring manager.

Registered Nurse Psych G2

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sandra Chirume-Chiguma - (03) 9496 5108
Zubi - (03) 9496 5108

Registered Nurse Psych G2