Registered Psychiatric Nurse

About the organisation

Monash health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit

The Casey Area Mental Health Service is led by an innovative and supportive leadership team seeking to provide a high quality recovery based model of mental health care that will continue to develop with our growing community in the South East growth corridor. Teams are based in both inpatient and community sites offering collaborative care to clients experiencing mental health difficulties within our area.

Narre Warren APARCS is a 10 bed community-based residential recovery program that is operated in partnership with Wellways. The nursing staff work from 830-1700 7 days a week and 1230-2100 Monday to Friday.

The team provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary recovery program on an individual and group basis, which incorporates comprehensive assessment and delivery of evidence-based treatment and onward referral for people who are experiencing an acute mental health issue across the age range. Interventions are tailored to individual consumer and family needs as well as circumstances.

About the role

This maternity leave part time position is open to Registered Nurses, with a working history in Mental Health and recovery oriented practice, Drawing on your knowledge in mental health legislation and policy, as well as your Mental Health clinical experience and skills, you will undertake mental state and risk assessments, physical health assessment and co-ordinate referrals, admissions and discharges.

Qualifications and experience

  • Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board via AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience in acute mental health
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Minimum of 3 years mental health post graduate qualification experience
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

What we offer

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • Mentorship and career guidance
  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Close date: 28 November 2022

Point of contact: 

Susan Thornton
0439 060 321

Job Ad Reference: 56396


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