Clinical Nurse Consultant Mental Health


  • Contribute to real and positive change
  • Exciting role providing clinical leadership and support
  • Salary $115,000 - $120,000 per annum plus super and excellent salary packaging benefits

About the organisation

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

About the role

Peninsula Health Mental Health Service is committed to the principles of Recovery- Orientated Practice. We actively support and encourage consumer and carer participation in all aspects of planning and delivery of mental health services

The Clinical Nurse Consultant will work as part of the 2 West Ward (Acute Adult Inpatient Unit) providing clinical leadership and assisting the NUM and DON in developing, maintaining and evaluating specialist programs.

The role will also contribute towards an appropriately skilled workforce by providing mentoring and role modelling, particularly to junior nurses or recent recruits.

What we offer you

  • Staff are highly valued and supported with strong and innovative leadership
  • Access to training and professional development with dedicated Mental Health Educators; we are also proudly the state-wide project lead for clinical supervision for nurses
  • Based in South-East Melbourne on the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
  • Salary range of $115,000 - $120,000 per annum plus super and excellent salary packaging benefits to increase your take home pay!

What you need

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing or completion of a specialist Undergraduate Psychiatric Nursing Program
  • Vast clinical experience and knowledge in Mental Health inpatient care.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain clinical programs
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership within mental health with proven ability to mentor and develop the mental health nursing workforce within a coaching framework

Please note

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit the website.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time. 

Close date: 18 October 2022

Point of contact: 

Belinda Dunsmore
(03) 9784 8509

Job Ad Reference: 30569


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