Nurse Unit Manager - Residential Aged Care

Stawell Regional Health (SRH) is seeking to appoint an experienced Registered Nurse to lead its Residential Aged Care Services facility: Macpherson Smith Residential Care (MSRC). Situated in the Western Districts of Victoria, nestled in the picturesque Grampians, MacPherson Smith is a 36 bed Residential Aged Care Service providing public aged care services to the Stawell community and surrounding districts. Managed within the broader Stawell Regional Health Service we are able to provide extensive professional and service support with attractive staff benefits that include access to Salary Packaging.
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH/SRH/1364182
Closing Date: 25-Nov-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Kate Pryde
Mob: 0400782269

Position Details



Nurse Unit Manager - Residential Aged Care Services
Full time



What we are looking for:

A strong and energetic leader with a passion for contemporary residential aged care service delivery.

A supportive leader that provides strength and direction to enable the ongoing development of the residential aged care team while fostering a positive work place culture that is underpinned by the SRH values.

Experience in the implementation of innovative residential aged care models and quality improvement projects that place the resident's well-being, individuality and living experience as being paramount.   

Ability to design and implement work system improvements that support ongoing quality improvement, underpinned by service excellence and strategic workforce planning.

A leader that is experienced in mentoring, motivating and developing the next generation of aged care providers, instilling a sense of pride in their workforce. 

A highly accountable values based manager that is result driven and outcome focused to ensure services delivered are aligned with the organisational strategic plans and operational objectives

A manager that understands the importance of relationship management, community and stakeholder engagement to ensure a cohesive and responsive quality residential aged care service.

Expertise in RAC funding instruments and a proven ability to maximise ACFI funding through the implementation of work practices that appropriately identity and cater for residents care needs.  

A professional with sound knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards, industrial instruments and relevant legislation and regulations that apply to residential aged care provision.

Previous management experience and/or a post graduate qualification in aged care nursing highly desirable.      

The Role:

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the Nurse Unit Manager, Residential Aged Care Services has accountability for the management and sustainability of the 36 bed residential care facility.  Working alongside a committed team of professional nurses and carers, MSRC is supported by an active and innovative education unit, a support team of allied health clinicians, medical officers, infection control nurse and regional nursing networks.

If you consider yourself an outstanding leader in aged care,  that is passionate about providing quality care within the aged care setting, are committed to providing a positive work place culture and fostering service excellence consider joining the SRH management team.

For more information visit our website or contact Kate Pryde Acting Director of Clinical Services on 04007 82269  or via email










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