Position Details

Reference Number 41636
Position Title Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Nursing Recruitment at Monash Health
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department General Services
Location Dandenong Hospital, Monash Children's Hospital, Casey Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Kingston Centre
Position Summary

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We provide safe, high-quality care to one-quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan, from pre-birth to end-of-life.

We improve the health of our communities through:

  • Community and home-based treatment and rehabilitation
  • Specialised surgical; and medical diagnosis; treatment and monitoring services
  • Hospital and community-based mental health services
  • Comprehensive sub-acute and aged care and palliative care programs
  • Research and teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals

More than 18,000 staff members work at over 40 care locations across southeastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

Each year:

  • We provide more than 4.1 million episodes of care to our community.
  • Close to 265,000 people are admitted to our hospitals.
  • More than 231,000 people receive care at our three emergency departments.
  • We deliver more than 10,000 babies.

As an equal opportunity employer, Monash Health is committed to a fair and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees. We are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

What You Need

As part of a tertiary hospital providing outstanding patient experience, through our Nursing services, we uphold a high standard of care and service. Along with a genuine passion and interest in your chosen skill, we will require you to hold;

  • Current APHRA registration
  • Experience within a health care setting with clinical responsibilities
  • Australian working rights

How We Support You

Please note this tailored recruitment opportunity is only for those people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

  • Once we receive your resume application, you will receive a phone call directly from our dedicated Aboriginal Employment coordinator.
  • We will then discuss your skills, capabilities and interests. We will also ask you what you want to achieve during your career journey at Monash Health.
  • We will advise you of the current Monash Health vacancies that match your current skill set.
  • Those job links will be emailed directly to you so that you can apply for these jobs (for privacy reasons, this cannot be done on your behalf).
  • From there, the Aboriginal Employment coordinator will provide you with the support and guidance during your recruitment journey with Monash Health.

Our Community

Once you join Monash Health, you receive the support and guidance to integrate you into our community through a range of initiatives and activities such as:

  • Aboriginal Mentor support
  • Yarning circles
  • Additional programs and public health forums which may be of interest
  • Celebrations such as NAIDOC Week and Reconciliation Week and Monash Health initiatives

Focus groups where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to improving Aboriginal Health.

What We Offer:

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • 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 car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

If you identify as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person and are looking for Nursing opportunities with Monash Health, we would love to hear from you.

  • Submit your current resume and cover letter by clicking ‘Apply.’
  • In your cover letter, specify what type of roles you are interested in within Monash Health whether it be administration or clinically related (based on your current skill set).
  • You will be contacted shortly after your application is received.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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Selection Criteria Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Person? (this recruitment applies only to those who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)

Are you a Endorsed Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife?

What site is of preference? Please list or name which of your choice; - Monash Medical Centre, Clayton - Dandenong Hospital - Casey Hospital, Berwick - Moorabbin Hospital - Kingston Centre, Cheltenham - Other?
Contact Person
Alexandra McPhail Aboriginal Employment Co-Ordinator 03 9265 7863 Alexandra.Mcphail@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 30/04/2020
Position Documents
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruitment information Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruitment Information at Monash Health.pdf
Registered Nurse Position Description Registered Nurse Grade 2 PD Nov 2019.pdf
Endorsed Enrolled Nurse Position Description Enrolled Nurse Grade 1 & 2 PD Nov 2019.pdf
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