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Clinical Nurse Educator

Mercy Health


The Clinical Nurse Educator position is responsible for providing education and development activities for the mental health clinical staff to meet the needs of the service and individuals. The position is predominantly responsible for education and support to the inpatient services and also contributes to the delivery of practice development across Mercy Mental Health Program.

The Clinical Nurse Educator also plays a key role in the clinical supervision and support of graduate and postgraduate nursing staff.

  • Part-Time - 56 hours per fortnight (12 month contract)
  • Support the professional development of Mental health Nurses
  • Demonstrate clinical leadership and role-modelling for the mental health program
  • Work alongside a passionate team of educators and leaders


  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA Registration
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Mental Health Nursing
  • Tertiary qualification in education (minimum requirement Cert IV Training and Assessment)
  • Excellent communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated an interest in education activities.


Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

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