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Rn / Pen - Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (Piiu)

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Unit in Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS)


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.


The Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) offers assessment and treatment for infants, children and adolescents from 0-18 years in the southern region.


The Perinatal & Infant Inpatient Unit (PIIU) is a six bed Inpatient unit providing mental health interventions to Postnatal and Antenatal clients (expectant mothers)


About the Role


As either a Psychiatric Enrolled Nurse (PEN) a Psychiatric Registered Nurse (PRN) you will be required to work as part of a consistent and therapeutic team, providing mother and infants (under 1 years of age) along with their families within an emotionally/ physically safe and healthy environment in which they can participate in treatment and nurture the relationship with their baby. You will also be an active participant and involved in all aspects of the group program including attending in house training and education on Perinatal and infant mental health. Our model of care is one component of the broader ELMHS clinical model to give families a smooth transition between acute and community specialist mental health care.


Currently we have a full time, permanent opportunity for a PEN or PRN to work with our PIIU team.


All positions work across a 24/7 rotating roster.


About You


As either a PEN or RPN, you keen to further utilise your experience in mental health, are dedicated to providing best patient-centred care and recovery-focused care to mothers and infants in the antenatal and post-natal period. You are also committed to safe best practice & quality care at all times. You are also team driven and enjoy being a valuable part of a collaborative, passionate and small dynamic team.


What You Need



  • Relevant Qualifications - Minimum Post graduate Diploma in Mental Health nursing or specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program or specialist post basic course which led to registration as a Division 3 Nurse

  • Relevant Mental Health Nursing experience in Child/acute Mental health

  • Current clinical mental health nursing experience 

  • 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

  • For more detail, please refer to attached Position Description


What We Offer



  • A supportive learning environment should you wish to undertake further studies

  • Mentorship and career guidance

  • Educational support to further develop your Acute and Youth Mental Health Clinical Skills

  • Support to attend relevant conferences and courses

  • Career advancement opportunities 


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


How To Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


As part of your application, please ensure to clearly highlight in a cover letter, which role (i.e. PEN or RPN) you are applying for.


Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered. Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


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Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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