Position Details

Reference Number 64850
Position Title Psychiatric Nursing Careers Opportunities ELMHS
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department ELMHS
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary
  • Early in Life Mental Health - Multiple Opportunities across our 3 Units
  • PIIU Mothers & Infants, Oasis up to 12yrs & Stepping Stones 12-18 yrs old
  • Permanent & Fixed Term Contract Career Opportunities Available

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful. 

Our Journey - Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) at Monash Health 

Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) provides care for young people who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. ELMHS offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region. Offering inpatient and community treatment, individual, family and group based treatment, we work with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, school refusal, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation or psychosis. ELMHS is committed to providing mental health services and support to children, young people and their families/carers across the following Services: 

  • Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU) is a six bed Inpatient unit providing mental health interventions to antenatal clients (expectant mothers) and Postnatal clients admitted with their infant dedicated to providing best patient-centred care and recovery-focused care to mother and infants (under 1 years of age) along with their families.  A great opportunity to work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team in an environment that fosters growth, learning and further development of clinical skills. 
  • OASIS Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is an eight bed state of the art facility housed in MCH providing emergency and planned assessment admissions for children (aged up to 12) with neuro development and psychiatric disturbance. The model of care is designed to admit the child with a parent / carer to provide greater opportunity for dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes. 
  • Stepping Stones (SS) Adolescent Inpatient Unit is a 15 inpatient beds and 5 transition (day) beds state of the art facility also housed in MCH offering 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. 

Grow your Career in ELMHS 

We are seeking suitably qualified nurses who are passionate about and have demonstrated experience in Paediatrics and Mental Health, to become a valuable part of ELMHS. Current Career opportunities available are: 

  • Registered Psychiatric Nurses – available across PIIU, Oasis AND Stepping Stones 
  • Associate Nurse Managers – available in PIIU, Oasis AND Stepping Stones 

These are Ongoing Full or Part Time positions with availability to work across 24/7 rotational shifts. 

When applying clearly highlight in your Cover Letter, which opportunity and Unit(s) you are interested in

What you bring: 

  • Relevant Postgraduate Qualifications in Mental Health 
  • Current clinical mental health nursing experience  
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership experience for ANM roles 
  • Current AHPRA registration 
  • Ability to work legally in Australia 
  • An advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles  
  • Flexibility to work across a 24/7 rotating roster 

For more detail per Role/Unit, please refer to attached PD’s. 

In Return, 

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to provide mental health services and support to children, young people and their families/carers experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. Ours is also a highly skilled, passionate and collaborative team working closely with our multidisciplinary teams in our unwavering pursuit of excellent in mental health for young people and their families. There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why: 

  • Purpose built inpatient with two facilities located within Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) 
  • First dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes for children (0-12) 
  • leadership team fostering high performing talent and career progression 
  • opportunity to work close to home whilst you advance your clinical or leadership career 
  • lifestyle change with access to the many jewels of Melbourne’s south-east living 
  • join Victoria’s largest public health service employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities 
  • Lots of benefits including access to salary packaging options increasing your take-home pay, onsite subsidised staff car parking, gym on certain sites, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP). 

For more information about Monash Health visit our website at www.monashhealth.org  

How to Apply 

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).  

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

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.  

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Selection Criteria When applying please ensure to clearly highlight in your Cover Letter, which opportunity and Unit(s) you are interested in as follows:- PIIU - PEN or RPN Oasis - RPN or ANM Stepping Stones - RPN
Contact Person
Matthew Parker Recruitment Specialist 0400144884 matthew.parker@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 30/05/2024
Proposed End Date 01/03/2023
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