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Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS)

Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 – Fixed Term Full Time- until 24/09/2017

Northern Community Care Unit, Preston

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Nurse Clinician (RPN2) to join the multidisciplinary team at the Northern Community Care Unit (NCCU). We are looking for an enthusiastic clinician to work in a supportive multidisciplinary team and provide Recovery based interventions and support to our residents and their families/carers. The incumbent will provide specialist clinical nurse services including nursing, risk management and psychosocial assessments and interventions. The role would also involve case management, supporting entry level graduate nurses and help to facilitate consumer driven projects.

Essential Requirements for the Role:
Bachelor Degree in Psychaitric/Mental Health Nursing or equivalent Bachelor Degree in Nursing or equivalent

An approved postgraduate qualification in PsychaitricMental Health Nursing

Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

Why Melbourne Health?

Melbourne Health is a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement. We also offer:
• Salary Packaging
• Reward & Recognition Programs
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service, peer support program and EAP
• Discounted Staff Parking

Successful applicants must provide either a certified copy of a current Working with Children Check Card or evidence of having made an application for a WWC Check Card upon commencement.

At Melbourne Health we are committed to Aboriginal employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Karreeta (grow) Yirramboi (tomorrow).We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Welcome to Melbourne Health:
Melbourne Health is an award winning health care service and is Victoria’s second largest public health service. We provide comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, NorthWestern Mental Health, RMH Kidney Care Service and Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.

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.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check. Successful applicants will also be required to provide a record of Immune Status to vaccine preventable diseases or evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Closing Date: 1/03/2017 12:00:00 AM
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Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Melbourne, VIC
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