Position Details

Reference Number 38340
Position Title Associate Nurse Manager - Early in Life Mental Health
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department ELMHS - Stepping Stones
Location Monash Children's Hospital
Position Summary

About Stepping Stones Adolescent Inpatient Unit at Monash Children’s Hospital

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Children’s Hospital continues our tradition of providing outstanding patient and family centred care in a purpose-built paediatric facility, delivering clinical services in a child and family-friendly environment. 

The Stepping Stones Adolescent Inpatient Unit is a 15 inpatient beds and 5 transition (day) beds Ward. It is a state of the art, purpose-built facility housed in the new Monash Children’s Hospital. The Unit offers Mental Health interventions to adolescents (aged 12 to 18) who present with acute and severe mental health problems, associated high risk factors and have difficulty maintaining their own safety and the safety of others.

About the Role:

As the Associate Nurse Manager (ANM) (Grade 3) you will work closely with the Nurse Manager to effectively and efficiently manage the day-to-day operation of the Unit. You will also work in collaboration with key stakeholders including Unit Consultant Psychiatrists and other ANMs, in clinical and administrative decision-making. This is a clinical leadership role requiring the proven ability to lead and mentor by example, problem solve to ensure appropriate assessment, treatment and delivery of patient care at all times.

This is an exciting and rare 10 Month fixed term contract till April 2020 for a qualified and experienced Nurse, Division 1 to work within the Early in Life Mental Health Services working across a 24/7 rotational roster.

About You

You are an experienced Mental Health Clinician with previous experience within a youth / adolescent mental health setting. You also have previous experience within adolescent mental health nursing, and familiarity with milieu therapy. You also have excellent communication skills and are able to work well with young people, related services and their families within the multidisciplinary team setting.

You will also work collaboratively with the various components of the ELMHS service, and provide leadership to the unit on a shift by shift basis, and add to the leadership group of Stepping Stones

The role provides the enviable opportunity to develop your capabilities of working within a diverse Early in Life Mental Health Setting; and extending your knowledge and skills at liaising with external agencies.

You are also;-

  • well respected & highly regarded by peers & colleagues
  • have exceptional communication & superior time management skills
  • have a genuine passion in mental health & nursing management
  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What you need

  • Registered Nurse Division 1 with Current registration with AHPRA
  • Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) accredited Bachelor Degree in Social Work or a qualifying Masters of Social Worker
  • Extensive experience within a mental health setting, ideally within an adolescent/ youth mental health setting

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).

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.

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

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

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Selection Criteria Registered Nurse Division 1, with Mental Health Endorsment

Post Graduate qualifications in Mental Health Nursing or equivilent

Relevant clinical experience within a youth/ adolescent/ early in Life mental health setting
Contact Person
Stewart Imrie Nurse Manager 0402422886
Susie Lambrianidis Recruitment Specialist 0481 916 020
Advertising Closing 26/06/2019
Proposed End Date 19/04/2020
Position Documents
Pos Doc ANUM ANM PD Stepping Stones Updated May 2019.pdf
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