Position Details
Reference Number 37634
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator RPN4
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area MH Inpatient Units
Hours per Week 32.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. 

An exciting opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic and experienced Mental Health Clinical Nurse Educator(CNE) to join the Mental Health Education Team on a part time basis - fixed term contract  (0.8 EFT- until Feb 2022). As a CNE, you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality education and training to mental health nursing staff, that is responsive to local and organisational priorities, and develops the foundational and specialty knowledge required to deliver high quality mental health nursing care to Austin Health consumers. The role works collaboratively with the broader Mental Health clinicians and teams in both the inpatient and community areas of practice.  Austin Mental Health has a variety of specialty areas in Mental Health, so the opportunity to grow your contemporary mental health nursing knowledge base is vast and exciting.  

Please see position description for more information.

Essential Knowledge and skills:

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Psychiatric or Mental Health Nursing or equivalent
  • Registered Nurse, Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery-based practice and Safewards Framework
  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of quality evidenced based mental health nursing care
  • A thorough knowledge of the principals of clinical supervision
  • Highly developed communication and teaching skills to effectively support a wide range of nursing experience and skill level
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of care to consumers in the least restrictive and intrusive manner, respecting rights, privacy and dignity
  • Experience in collaborating with consumers, carers, and nominated other persons in the care process
  • Experience in the delivery of care in a gender, family, and culturally sensitive manner and environment
  • A thorough knowledge of the Mental Health Act (2014) and other relevant legislation and recent Department of Health and Human Services initiatives
  • Experience and proficiency in computer skills

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. 

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Emma Barker
Contact Number (03) 9496 6468
Contact Email emma.barker@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Helen Brown-May
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9496 6473
Alternate Contact Email helen.brown-may@austin.org.au
Closing Date 21/06/2021
Position Description
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