,

Registered Psychiatric Clinician Grade 3- Womens PARCS

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (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: 53091

Reference: 53091

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health


Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 22,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About the SPARCS:


The SPARCS provides community based residential treatment and support for women (aged 18-64) who experience mental illness. It is a 10-bed sub-acute service for women:



  • who have been an inpatient on a psychiatric ward and would benefit from a supported, transitional recovery period before going home, OR

  • who are at risk of relapse of mental illness and would benefit from a period of increased treatment and support to avoid an ED and/or hospital admission.


The SPARCS is managed through a partnership between Monash Health and Well Ways . Clinicians and recovery support workers work together to deliver a range of comprehensive and integrated recovery focused interventions, with particular attention paid to the specific needs of women


About the Mental Health Program 


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities.


The Mental Health Program (MHP) provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash LGAs – a population of nearly one million. 


The MHP has a number of clinical units including three adult units (Casey, Dandenong and Clayton), an Early in Life Mental Health Service (comprising infant, child, and adolescent services), Young Persons’ Mental Health Service, Psychology and Specialist Services (PsySS), Drug & Alcohol service and Gender Dysphoria Clinic. Southern Synergy supports the Mental Health Programs with specialist research innovations. The program has five PARCS (Prevention and Recovery Care Services) which includes a specialist Women’s only PARCS, an Extended Care PARCS and Youth PARCS.  The clinical service is supported by an aligned operational structure to enable the provision of high quality service through the creation of clinical-operational partnerships to support staff, patients, carers and their families, and a strong professional structure that supports the governance of the health professional workforce.


About the Role


 This role will provide clinical support and coordination of and will also have a focus on improving the mental and physical health needs of the women who access the SPARCS, and the support needs of their families.


About You


You are passionate about the needs of women with mental illness, and their families.


You have an extensive and well-crafted knowledge and understanding of the interconnected nature of social issues that can create social disadvantage and isolation such as race, gender, disability, and family violence and how these factors can impact on mental health when left unresolved and unsupported.


What You Need:



  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA

  • Post Graduate degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or completion of a specialist undergraduate degree


What We Offer:



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises 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.


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.


To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Registered Psychiatric Clinician Grade 3- Womens PARCS

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Beverley Brussen - 0409-521-337

Registered Psychiatric Clinician Grade 3- Womens PARCS