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Reference Number 53699
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant
Location Northern Psychiatric Unit (NPU), Epping
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Life with Us: 

  • At NPU we are a part of the Northern Area Mental Health Service, that sits within the NorthWestern Mental Health. We are based at The Northern Hospital, Epping.
  • Our team is a support network of skill and high morale.
  • We have two permanent part times roles available, working 64hrs a fortnight. 

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN 5) based on an inpatient unit and is responsible for assisting the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in developing, maintaining and evaluating specialist bed-based program for which the NUM is accountable for managing
  • The CNC will be responsible for holding important portfolios; including SafeWards, Mental Health Intensive Care Framework and Reducing Restricting Interventions

Your Contribution:

  • You will be able to provide high level clinical consultancy to the NUM in the assessment, planning and delivery of recovery focused nursing case of consumers on the inpatient unit.
  • You will collaberate with the NUM to address priority issues on the inpatient unit which are related to vulnerable and high-risk consumers presenting with complex needs.
  • The CNC will hold a current registration with AHPRA, have a minimum of 5 years experience in psychiatric nursing and have a post graduate qualification or above.


Our Commitment to You:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options,onsite car parking, close to public transport.

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.

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: Do you hold registration as a Registered Nurse under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, with a minimum of 5 years experience and a Post-Graduate qualification in Psychiatric Nursing or higher (Masters)?
Contact Person Sarah Franzman
Contact Number 84052882
Alternate Contact Person John Daly
Alternate Contact Number 84058870
Closing Date 13/08/2020
Position Description
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