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Reference Number 49891
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Full Time, 80 hours per fortnight, fixed term to Feb 2020
  • Part Time opportunities also available
  • Opportunity to join an award winning team

Life With Us:


The Sunshine Adult Acute Inpatient team are committed to supporting staff wellbeing in a dynamic, busy environment and promote work/life balance with: flexible self-rostering, reflective practice, support of comprehensive professional development and opportunities for advancement through Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist classification, and supportive transition to shift leadership RPN3. We highly value creative staff, and provide support for staff to be involved in areas of interest.

 

A Job To Be Proud Of:

 

• Engage with consumers to provide individualised therapeutic interventions and information, to support consumer’s awareness of options about care and recovery

• Provide assessment and planning to meet the needs of consumers and their family/carers

• Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to share of knowledge of individual’s needs and challenges, to support a team approach to care and planning

• Promote and contribute to the activity and participation program by co-facilitating  activities with consumers which support their recovery

 

Your Contribution:

 

• A Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or a Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent plus an approved postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

• Registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

• Proven clinical ability with knowledge of professional supervision and practice based research

• Demonstrated capacity and initiative to work with limited direction

• Ability to problem solve, negotiate and communicate with staff and other service providers

• Ability to provide high quality education in Psychiatric Nursing to student nurses

 

Our Commitment To You: 

 

• NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development

• We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement

• Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging

• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP

• Reward & Recognition Programs

 

 

Connect With Us:

 

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

 

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

 

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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 prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you currently eligible to work in Australia? Eg Australian Birth Certificate or passport with working visa, permanent residency?
Essential: Do you hold a Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent, or a Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent plus an approved postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing?
Essential: Are you registered as a Registered Nurse Division 1 with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and are you able to provide a certified copy of your current Nurses Registration?
Essential: If successful, do you agree to undertake a Criminal History Record Check, a Working With Children Check, and provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement?
Contact Person Kathleen Kelly
Contact Number 83451192
Alternate Contact Person Bec Long
Alternate Contact Number 83451260
Closing Date 16/09/2019
Position Description
Application Guide click here to view