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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Mental Health - Regional North West Victoria. Job in Essendon North Care Jobs

Essendon North, Victoria
Job Type
Full Time
15 Jan 2022

Full time position available
Salary packaging and health and well-being programs and flexible work arrangements
Relocation assistance

The Position
As the Clinical Support Nurse you will be responsible for:

As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN5) based on the Inpatient Unit responsible for assisting the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in developing, maintaining and evaluating specialist bed-based programs for which the NUM is accountable for managing
Providing a consultancy service regarding specialist programs within the mental health bed-based services
The implementation of specific Department of Health and Human Service (the department) initiatives and framework that are being led by the Office of the Chief Mental Health Nurse. The objective of the initiatives is to ensure improvement in consumer and carer experience whilst maintaining a safe environment for all
Providing Clinical Practice Leadership
Providing a high level clinical consultancy to the NUM in the assessment, planning and delivery of recovery focused nursing care of consumers on the inpatient unit
Collaborating with the NUM to address priority issues on the inpatient unit which are related to the vulnerable and high-risk consumers presenting with complex needs

The Location
Located in the outer north-west of Victoria on the banks of the Murray River. Fantastic pubs, cafes and wildlife to explore!

Essential Criteria

Relevant registration with AHPRA
Minimum 12months experience working as a Registered Nurse in Australia
COVID19 Vaccinated
Minimum of 5 years full time equivalent post registration experiences in mental health nursing
Post graduate qualification in psychiatric/mental health nursing or have completed specialist undergraduate psychiatric nursing program
Demonstrated clinical leadership within mental health with proven ability to mentor and develop the mental health nursing workforce within a coaching framework
Demonstrated expert level clinical expertise to initiate and lead evidence-based nursing practice in the care delivery to consumers with complex mental health needs, including drug and alcohol and disability
Evidence of knowledge and application of contemporary theories and techniques of practice that underlie mental health care and management of challenging behaviours (desirable)
Demonstrated commitment to the recovery approach in mental health treatment and support, with a focus on working collaboratively with consumers and carers (desirable)
Significant experience in the areas of Solution Focussed Therapy, Sensory Modulation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or subject areas relevant to inpatient setting (desirable)
Research, publication and public presentation experience (desirable)

To Apply
By clicking on 'Apply Now' you will register your interest to work. Once your CV/Resume has been received, a Recruitment Consultant will be in touch.
To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Elly Blakeley at or call us on .
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  • Job Reference: 473318979-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Employer: Nursing Jobs Australia
  • Location: Essendon North, Victoria
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health, Nursing
  • Job Type: Full Time