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Reference Number 53698
Position Title Team Leader, Inpatient Unit (RPN4) - Broadmeadows
Location Broadmeadows Inpatient Unit
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Psychiatric Nursing Team Leader - Grade 4
  • Full Time Ongoing position - 80 hrs per fortnight, including monthly ADO
  • Located at Broadmeadows Adult Inpatient Unit - North West area Mental Health Services

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services (North West, Mid West, Inner West and Northern), an Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program and a Youth Mental Health Service – ORYGEN Youth Health. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health.


Life with Us:

  • The Broadmeadows Adult Inpatient Unit is a fast paced, dynamic environment with a strong emphasis on team work and collaboration.
  • As part of this team, you can be sure you will be challenged, recognized and supported to expand in your scope of practice and have fun while doing it.
  • The Unit is an acute inpatient unit, caring for people aged 18-65 experiencing acute mental ill-health who reside in the local government areas of Moreland and Hume.
  • Our focus is on delivering holistic care and recovery oriented practice we have strong links to our diverse community.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • The Team Leader provides high level clinical expertise within BIPU and its components with respect to the assessment and treatment of consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers, and supports other clinicians in the delivery of high quality mental health care. 
  • You will be required to participate in the provision of supervision and supporting staff safety and wellbeing.
  • The role also incorporates supporting the ANUM's in co-ordination of bed access and management, staffing resources, and multidisciplinary services on the ward.
  • The Team Leader participates in clinical service development activities within the Team, encourages and support quality initiatives and research.

Your Contribution:

  • Bachelor Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent or Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent plus an approved postgraduate qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Minimum of four years post-graduate experience
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Well-developed knowledge of Legislation pertinent to the provision of mental health services and in particular the Mental Health Act (2014) and Amendments and of policies and strategic directions of Public Mental Health Service.
  • Demonstrated provision of high quality patient care
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation skills
  • High motivation and willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs

Connect With Us:


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


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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.

Contact Person Shellwyn Mouat
Contact Number 0409273151
Alternate Contact Person Christine Lupson
Alternate Contact Number 83455770
Closing Date 13/08/2020
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