Nurse Unit Manager - Benambra Rehabilitation and Recovery Service

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/20190207_02
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Nurse Unit Manager - NEBMHS Rehabilitation and Recovery Services Position Description.pdf (PDF, 296KB)

Contact: Jessica Cullen, Nurse Unit Manager, Benambra
(02) 6056 5803

Position Details


Benambra Rehabilitation and Recovery Service 

Nurse Unit Manager – RPN 45

Permanent Full-time


Albury Wodonga Health – Benambra Rehabilitation and Recovery Service requires a Nurse Unit Manager to join our team. The purpose of this position is to provide effective management, leadership and clinical direction to the Benambra Rehabilitation and Recovery Service team, ensuring best practice following a recovery orientated framework. The primary role of the incumbent is to model, facilitate and implement recovery focused, multidisciplinary and professional practice ensuring consistency with clinical and program goals.


Primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Delegate and oversee as appropriate the staffing resources of the service including recruitment and induction, rostering and leave arrangements.
  • Provide decisive leadership and consultation with other team members in the identification and priority of an individual's needs for service and /or referral options.
  • Develop budgets and monitor expenditure across the program area.
  • Provide leadership in clinical and policy issues by leading accreditation and risk management strategies within the team.


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Registered Nurse, registered or eligible for national registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), with 3 or more years' experience working in mental health.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in mental health or working towards achieving same.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and ability in the provision of mental health assessment and treatment following recovery orientated practice guidelines.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including a demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures and translate to service development.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Jessica Cullen, Nurse Unit Manager Benambra on (02) 6056 5803


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.




Closing Date: 24th February 2019

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