Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Adult Acute Mental Health - Casey

Job posted: 31/08/2023
Applications close: 02/10/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 62719

Reference: 62719

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Play a key role in discharge planning and recovery of our consumers as part of the Mental Health clinical team while working in collaboration with our skilled Multidisciplinary team

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey

Ward E is a part of Monash Health Mental Health Services, and is currently a 30 bed, well established unit that is known for its high performing culture. Its implementation of Safe wards is among the best, and our seclusion rates are among the lowest in the state. Its focus on quality services to consumers supporting access and flow have attracted many compliments from consumers and their families and carers.   

About the Role

Ward E is looking for experienced Mental Health Registered Psychiatric Nurses with a passion for providing recovery Focused patient centred care to our consumers during an acute or severe phase of Mental illness. 

  • Full time and Part time permanent positions available
  • 7 day rotating rosters across all shifts

In this role as a Registered Nurse you will work with adult inpatient consumers with varying degrees of acute psychiatric or mental illness and/or drug and alcohol dependency problems.  You will be a recognised member of the psychiatric care team, and at any time you would be providing primary nursing care to patients in a case management model, while also supporting other members of the nursing team. 

Why Mental Health at Casey Hospital

Our Inpatient unit at Casey Hospital is truly a great place to work with opportunities to develop your career.

  • We have capacity for up to 5 High Dependency beds and another 5 designated beds for step down, transitional level of care to support comprehensive discharge planning and community engagement where possible, before discharge. 
  • Consumers remain in the unit until they have recovered to the point where they can be treated effectively and safety in the community. 
  • Our work is supported by a specialised multidisciplinary team, comprehensive community mental health services (including Mental Health Hospital in the Home) and welfare support services. 
  • Collaboratively we provide a range of therapeutic interventions and programs available to consumers and their families to learn more about the impact of the illness, explore ways to better manage the illness, improve coping strategies and move towards recovery.

About You

As a motivated and experienced Psychiatric Nurse, you possess a patient-centred approach and demonstrate a commitment to recovery focused care.  You are an innovative thinker and are always looking for ways to improve service delivery.  You can also demonstrate a keen understanding of the Mental Health Act (2014) as it relates to delivering holistic patient care.

What You Need:

  • Evidence of commitment to working in Mental Health - Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health as outlined in the position description
  • Demonstrated experience within an Inpatient Unit or similar
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Relevant working rights/visa

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Recruitment Specialist Matthew Parker on 0400 144 884

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 22,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

We recognise 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 and ICare values.

How to Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System. 

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Adult Acute Mental Health - Casey

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Renata Linklater - 0472861000

Registered Psychiatric Nurse - Adult Acute Mental Health - Casey