Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Merindah Lodge Aged Care

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Camperdown Victoria is located only a 45 minutes’ drive from Warrnambool or less than a 2 and a half hour drive along the Princes Highway from Melbourne. Camperdown is a historically significant town in South West Victoria which is not only home to over 3000 residents but also famous lakes and craters, clocktower, elm-lined boulevard, historic buildings and friendly local community. The Camperdown Campus hospital comprises of a total 63 beds (25 acute, 36 aged care and 2 bed urgent care centre), birthing suites/midwifery services, palliative care services, one operating theatre, radiology and pathology services and district nursing services. Also within Camperdown is the South West Healthcare’s Manifold Place Community Health, David Newman Day Centre and the Camperdown Mental Health Service.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Camperdown - VIC
Reference: VG/1771196-2
Closing Date: 03-Mar-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: POSITION DESCRIPTION - Associate Nurse Unit Manager Merindah Lodge .pdf (PDF, 456KB)


Contact: Hellen Radford Care Services Manager
(03) 5593 7320 or email hradford@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's leading Aged Care facility, Merindah Lodge provides comprehensive residential care for our consumers in Camperdown and the surrounding area.  Co-located with the acute hospital campus, the facility prides itself on the lifestyle and clinical support provided to our consumers.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for the promotion and maintenance of clinical standards in the Merindah Lodge Aged Care service to ensure the delivery of quality patient care, strategic, cost effective management of service delivery and contributes to the overall management of the service. The role may present the opportunity to act for the Care Services Manager when required.

  • Permanent and Temporary positions available. Please state preferred hours in your cover letter

              Classification: Associate Nurse Unit Manager

              Salary Range: $106.834 – $110.432 pro rata, plus superannuation

What you bring

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurses with well-developed clinical and problem solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality, remaining customer focused at all times, well developed competency and analytical skills in the clinical field, and have the ability to communicate and manage efficiently at all levels.

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.

North of the Great Ocean road, Camperdown lies within the "Lakes and Craters" region of the Corangamite Shire. The idyllic rural community boasts a thriving agricultural industry and considered the gateway to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail. 

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://www.corangamite.vic.gov.au/Council/About-Corangamite-Shire/Towns/Camperdown

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 4 March 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

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