Associate Nurse Unit Manager Medical Unit

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1597182
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Nurse Unit Manager.pdf (PDF, 395KB)


Contact: Jess Povey
Email: jpovey@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's Medical Unit is seeking a motivated highly skilled and experienced Registered Nurse to provide day to day leadership and management of the Medical Unit team in the position of Associate Nurse Unit Manager. The unit provides care to acute care, surgical and palliative care inpatients.

This is an exciting opportunity to support in leading a team whilst maintaining a positive and professional working environment and delivering high quality care to patients and their families. This role will work closely with the Nurse Unit Manager in the promotion and maintenance of clinical standards, ensuring the delivery of quality patient care, strategic and effective cost management, supervision of staff and contribute to the overall management of the unit.

This role is a part time position, rostered at up to 64 hours per fortnight and also provides the opportunity to act as NUM where required.

What you bring

The successful applicant will hold current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse and will have relevant experience and completed post graduate qualifications. Demonstrated excellent clinical assessment skills, along with the ability to perform and communicate on all levels. Evidence of commitment to professional development of self and others is desirable.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 30 January 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the appropriate classification Registered Nurse Associate Nurse Unit Manager.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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