Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Rehabilitation

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier’s Medium Health Services of the Year, and is an innovative health service.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 750 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $75 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/ANUMREHAB110419
Closing Date: 26-May-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) .docx (Word, 335KB)


Contact: Leona Smith
(03) 5485 5172

Position Details

Associate Nurse Unit Manager


  • Fixed term position (minimum .7 EFT) –Maternity leave cover June 2019 – February 2020
  • Become part of the ANUM group
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills
  • Support and enhance the development of all staff
  • Challenging and rewarding role in a supportive environment 

Do you have what it takes to lead and manage a team? 

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to take the next step in their career and join the management team within the Rehabilitation Ward as an Associate Nurse Unit Manager. 

Echuca is proud of this innovative service, which combines contemporary inter-professional practices and fantastic patient outcomes in a brand new state of the art rehabilitation unit. 

The Rehabilitation Ward provides care for patients in four care types: Rehab, GEM, TCP and Palliative Care and therefore ensures a diverse and dynamic working environment. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the NUM in providing an effective, high quality and financially efficient service
  • Lead and support nursing staff providing clinical oversight
  • Collaborative team approach within a multidisciplinary team
  • Coordinate resources for each shift including staff allocation and work flow to achieve best possible outcomes for patients

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Well developed interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach, is highly motivated and well organized
  • A professional manner at all times
  • Knowledge of discharge planning process
  • Knowledge of National Standards and quality improvement process

This position requires people who are motivated and driven, and who have demonstrated skills and experience in leadership.  The ANUM will also be allocated as Key Contact Person for patients within the unit, thus enhancing patient centred care and communication, and enabling effective and timely discharge planning. 

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply: 

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  

Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Leona Smith, on: (03)  54855172 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on 26/05/2019


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