Mental Health RUSON

Reference Number   31665
Location   Eastern Health

About the role

Eastern Health is now recruiting to the 2024 Mental Health RUSON and Enrolled Nurse Pre-Qualification Employee Program.  This opportunity is available to students with a strong interest in mental health and currently enrolled in undergraduate nursing studies or a diploma of nursing program.

The Mental Health Pre-Qualification Employee Program is designed to support pre-qualification employees to observe the work that is done by mental health clinicians, but also observe the skill of being able to develop a therapeutic working alliance with consumers and their families who access Eastern Health Mental Health Services.

(Temporary employment subject to ongoing enrolment in relevant undergraduate program of study)

About you

Are you currently in your second or third year of your Bachelor of Nursing (including double degree)?

Are you passionate about increasing your practical experience in mental health?

Do you have a desire to work in an acute mental health setting which values person-centred recovery oriented practice?

Do you seek a supportive environment with clinical diversity?

Benefits for you:

  • Gain experience in Mental Health whilst you study!
  • Temporary part time during duration of 2024 program (Feb-Dec)
  • Flexible roster to work around your current commitments.
  • Build on your understanding of the mental health system and treatment.
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, carers and families, and health professionals for improved patient outcomes.
  • Work in a friendly and supportive team.

You will work under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse at all times, within your level of education and assessed competencies and also under clearly defined role parameters. In this role, you will support the nursing team in the delivery of safe, personal, effective and connected care. The Mental Health RUSON practices as an assistant to the health professional team, assisting and supporting the team to provide delegated aspects of patient care.

Contact Person   Maree Ford
Contact Number   (03) 9895 3724
Closing Date   01/12/2023


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