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April

Registered Mental Health Nurse (Rpn 2)

Mercy Health - Footscray, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Mercy Mental Health Ursula Frayne Centre is interested in hearing from RPN’s who would like to join our multi-disciplinary team in providing a highly responsive and flexible service to patients. Ursula Frayne Centre, is a 16 bed Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit that seeks to provide a collaborative, person centred and recovery-oriented approach to Mental Health care in a safe environment. Based at Western Hospital, Footscray, we cover South West of metropolitan Melbourne, close to the city centre.

  • Permanent full-time position - rotating roster (part time considered)
  • Work as a primary nurse with clinical responsibility for patients, and conduct thorough mental health assessments
  • Utilise the safe wards model and the recovery plan in supporting, advocating and caring for patients with a Mental Health illness as well as their families and carers
  • Opportunity for career development through taking on additional roles such as being in-charge of the ward
  • Salary is in line with the Enterprise Agreement and will be based on your years of experience
ABOUT YOU:
  • Sound experience in an Acute Mental Health setting
  • Current registration as a Psychiatric Nurse with AHPRA
  • Post Graduate qualification in Mental Health nursing or working towards same
  • An ability to think and act in a person centered, recovery orientated manner
  • Enthusiasm and energy to deliver a good quality service to the patients through team development
  • Evidence based practice rooted in the Safe wards framework
ABOUT US:

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services
We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

CONTACT DETAILS:
  • Mr Osmond Muchaziwepi, Nursing Unit Manager
  • Ph: 0466 937 029
To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Mercy Health

Footscray, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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