Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Rehabilitation Unit (Parental Leave)

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 advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1733301
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Rehabilitation.pdf (PDF, 467KB)

Contact: Helen Moyle
5563 1451 or

Position Details

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and skilled Registered Nurse to join our Rehabilitation Unit for the position of Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM).

The ANUM position is responsible for 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. The role may also present the opportunity to act for the Nurse Unit Manager when required.

This position is a fixed term (64 hours per fortnight) parental leave position until October 2024.

What you bring

  • A Registered Nurse holding a current Registration Certificate as required by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);;
  • Role models the South West Healthcare values
  • A minimum of four years post graduate nursing experience, two of which must have occurred recently in the acute setting and including rehabilitation/GEM;
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical assessment skills and evidence of recent advanced nursing care of patients;
  • Demonstrated strong clinical, safety and professional standards within the area of professional application;
  • Demonstrated commitment/evidence of commitment to professional development of self and others;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability in decision making, role model, problem solving and supervising staff;
  • Relevant post graduate/tertiary qualifications in rehabilitation nursing and management.

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. Learn more about SWH here.

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:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 8 October 2023. 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 Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024.

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

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