Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency Department

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1749341
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Emergency Department Position Description September 2023.pdf (PDF, 147KB)

Contact: Jessica Brereton, Nurse Unit Manager or 03 5563 1475

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) has an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced senior Registered Nurse for the position of Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) within our Warrnambool Emergency Department. The ANUM is responsible for the promotion and maintenance of clinical standards in the fast-paced and clinically complex Department to ensure the delivery of quality patient care, strategic, cost effective management of service delivery and contributes to the overall management of the department and deputises for the Nurse Unit Manager when required.

  • This is a Permanent Full-Time position (80 hours per fortnight), with a monthly ADO. Part time positions may be considered for the right candidate.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have well developed competency and analytical skills in the clinical field, the ability to communicate and manage effectively at all levels and a minimum of five years post graduate nursing experience. Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse is essential for this position.

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 1 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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