Position Details
Reference Number 35800
Position Title Registered Psychiatric Nurses - Mental Health Dandenong
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department unit 2
Location Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
  • Join a dynamic inpatient team based at Dandenong Hospital
  • Grow your experience in Mental Health supporting Youth through the recovery process of acute Mental Illness
  • Manage your work life balance close to home, with rotating rosters including weekends.

About Monash Health 

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.


About Unit 2 Dandenong Mental Health Service

Unit 2 at Monash Health Dandenong is a 25 Bed inpatient unit which sits within the Adult Bed Based Service under the Mental Health program. The service provides Youth aged from 16 to 25 years who require Mental Health Short term inpatient management and treatment during an acute or severe phase of Mental illness, through until management within the community is a safe option. Situated in Dandenong, the unit serves a culturally diverse population.

With the provision of a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to learn about the impact of illness and explore ways to better manage within their environment with coping strategies as they move toward recovery.  


About the role

Unit 2 is looking for experienced Mental Health Registered and Enrolled Nurses with a passion for providing recovery Focused patient centred care to youth during an acute or severe phase of Mental illness.

  • Full time and Part time permanent positions available
  • 7 day rotating rosters across all shifts
  • Delivery of day to day patient care
  • Clinical management and decision making

About you

  • You have, or are working towards Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health and experience in working and providing patient care within the mental health sector in an acute hospital setting, while understanding the Mental Health Act 2014. With this, brings excellent clinical knowledge.
  • You possess a patient centred approach to your provision of care and work towards making a positive difference, in line with the Monash health iCARE values
  • You understand and demonstrate the values set within an organisation within every aspect of your practice and role model others to do the same
  • You communicate and have the ability to work well within a team environment and demonstrate openness to change and innovation within the workplace

What’s in it for you?

  • Work life balance
  • A supportive learning environment with avenues to further develop your clinical skills and within a supportive and professional environment 
  • Mentorship and Career guidance with support to attend conferences and courses  .

What you need

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Current Working with Children’s Check
  • Proven clinical Mental Health experience
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Mental Health (or working towards this)

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check.  As part of our selection process, you may be invited by e-mail to participate in an on-camera video interview


Please note, all applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


This is a readvertised position, previous applicant do not need apply.

Contact Person
Tony Phillips Acting Nurse Manager 9554 1858
Advertising Closing 31/10/2018
Position Documents
grade 2 position description Mental Health Position Description Gd2 unit2.doc
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