Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Part-time – 40 hours per fortnight
Fixed term – until March 2022
Classification code : RPN Grade 4 (NP75-NP77)
Alfred Mental & Addiction Health Workforce Development and Education is a dynamic team of interdisciplinary clinicians providing training and education to Nursing and Allied Health staff working in all areas of psychiatry.
The position will focus on supporting graduate nurses based out at Alma Road Community Care Unit (ARCC) and Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) ARCC which provides a medium term residential rehabilitation program for up to 15 people living on site in four shared self-contained units. It has 24 hour on-site clinical support and case management.PARC is a 10 bed unit which is managed and delivered in collaboration with ERMHA 365 and provides a safe home like environment. PARC provides care and support to people during early stages of relapse (step-up) or immediately post discharge from hospital (step-down).
The Graduate Nurse Educator is a member of the workforce development team. The major role of this position is the support of graduate and transition nurses into the Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program. The position will work collaboratively with the Mental Health Graduate Program Manager to ensure that we provide a supported program focusing on best practice.
A key requirement of the role is to effectively and efficiently perform a range of teaching roles and tasks to support graduate nurses. Assist with clinical skills, supporting the staff to work with the graduate nurses and evaluation is a central role for this position. Capability to provide clinical supervision across the graduate year is critical.
The position works in collaboration with Workforce Development and Education, Nurse Managers and Clinical Nurses to ensure progress of staff undertaking their graduate or transition year. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team in a trauma informed care and recovery based medical model.
Registered or eligible for registration with the AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
Holds a postgraduate qualification in mental health nursing that is recognised by the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses as a mental health specialty program or is a hospital/university trained Mental Health Nurse
Recent experience working in the public Mental Health setting as a nurse
Recent experience in planning educational sessions and working in nursing education is an advantage
Relevant computer skills
Certificate IV Assessment and training
Discounted car parking
If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Shana McCormack on 9076 6514
Alfred 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.