Psychiatric Nursing Careers Opportunities


  • Early in Life Mental Health - Multiple Opportunities across our 3 Units
  • PIIU Mothers & Infants, Oasis up to 12yrs & Stepping Stones 12-18 yrs old
  • Permanent & Fixed Term Contract Career Opportunities Available

About the organisation

Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) provides care for young people who are experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. ELMHS offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region. Offering inpatient and community treatment, individual, family and group based treatment, we work with people experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, school refusal, eating disorders, self-harm, suicidal ideation or psychosis.

ELMHS is committed to providing mental health services and support to children, young people and their families/carers across the following Services:

  • Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU) is a six bed Inpatient unit providing mental health interventions to antenatal clients (expectant mothers) and Postnatal clients admitted with their infant dedicated to providing best patient-centred care and recovery-focused care to mother and infants (under 1 years of age) along with their families. A great opportunity to work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team in an environment that fosters growth, learning and further development of clinical skills.
  • OASIS Child Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit is an eight bed state of the art facility housed in MCH providing emergency and planned assessment admissions for children (aged up to 12) with neuro development and psychiatric disturbance. The model of care is designed to admit the child with a parent / carer to provide greater opportunity for dyadic and family interventions to achieve better outcomes.
  • Stepping Stones (SS) Adolescent Inpatient Unit is a 15 inpatient beds and 5 transition (day) beds state of the art facility also housed in MCH offering Mental Health interventions to adolescents (aged 12 to 18) who present with acute and severe mental health problems, associated high risk factors and have difficulty maintaining their own safety and the safety of others.

About the role

We are seeking suitably qualified nurses who are passionate about and have demonstrated experience in Paediatrics and Mental Health, to become a valuable part of ELMHS.

Current Career opportunities available are:

  • Registered Psychiatric Nurses – available across PIIU, Oasis AND Stepping Stones
  • Associate Nurse Managers – currently available in Oasis 

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant Postgraduate Qualifications in Mental Health
  • Current clinical mental health nursing experience
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership experience for ANM roles
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Ability to work legally in Australia
  • An advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles
  • Flexibility to work across a 24/7 rotating roster

Please note

These are Ongoing Full or Part Time positions with availability to work across 24/7 rotational shifts.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Close date: 3 February 2023

Point of contact: 

Sama Ghazavi - Acting Team Manager



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