Team Leader - Mental Health Intensive Care Area Response (MHICAR)

Job posted: 08/11/2021
Applications close: 29/11/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 60507

Reference: 60507

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Team Leader - Mental Health Intensive Care Area Response (MHICAR)

  • Join our Orygen Inpatient Unit in a leadership role (RPN Grade 4)

  • Full Time Ongoing opportunity

  • Based in Footscray

Your new team

Orygen Specialist Programs (OSP), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis, intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach.

We are a team working together to provide a safe space for Young people with acute mental health needs. We enjoy a collaborative working environment working towards best outcomes for young people.

About your new role:

  • Provide leadership to support staff wellbeing and to reduce incidents of occupation violence and aggression

  • Knowledge and skills in trauma-informed care, sensory modulation and Safe wards

  • Experience in a nursing leadership role, RPN3 or above

  • Ability to physically participate in being a credentialed MOCA (Management of Clinical Aggression) to Foundation level

  • Experience of project evaluation and measurement

About You:

  • You are an influential leader with a track record of driving change across a complex health care environment.

  • Have an interest in working with Young people who are experiencing their First time mental illness.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Participate in MOCA Training to be a credentialed Foundation Trainer.

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.

  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team

  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Team Leader - Mental Health Intensive Care Area Response (MHICAR)

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Julie Blackburn - 0383457558

Team Leader - Mental Health Intensive Care Area Response (MHICAR)