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Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Job Details

Melbourne, Victoria
Role Type
AU$110000 - AU$120000 per annum
Mental Health
Job Ref: VAC-16023_1720065637

Medacs Healthcare is excited to be partnering with a Public Hospital 2 hours from Melbourne.

This growing Health Service has 2 Nurse Unit Manager roles available:

Nurse Unit Manager - Adult Mental Health Inpatient

  • The NUM for a 23 acute adult beds, 2 child and adolescent beds and a 6 bed High dependency assessment unit.

Nurse Unit Manager - Older Person Mental Health Inpatient

  • The NUM for a 10 Acute Assessment Beds and 10 Nursing Home beds.

This is a Monday to Friday role, with no nights or weekends.

Your duties will be however are not limited to:

  • This role will see you having little to no clinical workload and you will be focusing on the management of the unit and team
  • Provide leadership and operational management to the Unit
  • Provide co-ordination, leadership and supervision of staff in the daily operations of the unit.
  • To engage in continuous improvement within the service and be responsible for relevant quality reporting, business planning and service development in conjunction with the Director of Nursing
  • Ensure the service is providing high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers

Essential Criteria:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA) or able to obtain - NZ Candidates via Trans-Tasman
  • Minimum of 5 years full time experience in a similar role
  • Superior clinical skills in the management of people with major mental illness or disability
  • Sound knowledge of current approaches and treatments in acute mental health, including the delivery of recovery orientated care

What's in it for you:

  • Salary graded as - Registered Nurse Grade 5
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation assistance open to discussion
  • 186 visa

To Apply:

If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can contact Siobhan O'Toole on 02 4945 6208 for further information and a confidential discussion.

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