Position Details
Reference Number 41281
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator Mental Health
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department NaMES
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of health care 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 18,000 staff who work at over 40 care locations. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org

About the Mental Health Program

Monash Health Mental Health Services provides a range of community, bed-based and specialist services covering the Casey, Cardinia, Greater Dandenong, Kingston and Monash areas - a population of nearly one million. With the rapid population growth our mental health services have and will continue to expand.

About the Role

Nursing and Midwifery Education & Strategy (NaMES) has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (Mental Health) to join the Mental Health Nursing education team (PRECEPT) in a temporary fractional capacity as a Clinical Nurse Educator for a 14 month secondment covering long service leave and long parental leave. The Mental Health Education team is pivotal in providing contemporary education that promotes best practice standards in clinical mental health care. A key component of the role will be to provide clinical support to staff of all proficiency levels whilst demonstrating and promoting best practice standards. You will be required to work both independently and collaboratively with the Mental Health Program, Precept and NaMES team.

About You

You are a Mental Health Nurse who holds a Masters in Mental Health Nursing. You are able to demonstrate a sound understanding of mental health clinical assessment and practice; as well as having an understanding of different learning and teaching styles. You also possess excellent communication skills and have proven leadership qualities and have a passion for education. If this is you, then this is an excellent opportunity for you!

Enjoy our employee benefits such as:

  • Salary packaging
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Professional supervision  
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave
  • +more. 

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee 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 be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria At least five years experience in Public Mental Health Services

Current Drivers Licence

Masters of Mental Health Nursing (or working towards) or completion of a specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or a specialist post basic course of training which led to registration to a Division 3 Nurse
Contact Person
Rachel Gwyther Acting Clinical Nurse Consultant 0408 974 210 rachel.gwyther@monashhealth.org
Shelley Black Clinical Nurse Consultant 0405 494 159 shelley.black@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 05/03/2020
Proposed End Date 28/03/2021
Position Documents
Position description Clinical Nurse Educator PD July 2019.pdf
Position description attachment Position Description Mental Health CNE Attachment July 2019.pdf
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