Position Details
Reference Number 28760
Position Title Mental Health Nurse - Grade 2
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Registered Nurse - Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • A great opportunity currently exists for full time or part time employment
  • Supportive and social team environment
  • Contribute to our exciting, evidenced based, recovery focused Mental Health program
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:


The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:


We currently have full time and part time ongoing opportunities for Registered Nurses with, or working towards their formal mental health nursing qualification, to join our great multi-disciplinary team in assessing and treating young people admitted to the Banksia Ward.


The Banksia Ward is a 16 bed acute adolescent inpatient ward that delivers mental health care to consumers aged 12 to 18 years of age. The Banksia Ward strives to deliver excellent, evidence based mental health care in the least restrictive environment. This includes delivering timely care, with a focus on building family and community supports that aid a safe and timely discharge for the young person. 

We are seeking nurses who have a passion for working in this challenging, yet extremely rewarding area of mental health nursing. Utilising your nursing skill set to work closely with the team, whilst contributing to excellent care of young people and their families during their stay with us.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA. 
  • Appropriate Mental Health nursing qualification, or working towards same. 
  • Recent experience in Mental Health nursing. 
  • Evidence of on-going professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio. 

For further information about the ward and the care that Banksia provides, go to: http://www.rch.org.au/banksia


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Emma Barker
Contact Number 93459600
Contact Email emma.barker@rch.org.au
Closing Date 18/03/2018
Position Description RN grade 2 staff PD 2017 Mental Health.docx