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Reference Number 39153
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager, (Program Manager), Sunshine Adult Acute Inpatient Unit
Location Mid West Area Mental Health Service, Sunshine
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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Nurse Unit Manager

  • Full Time position
  • Based in Sunshine, discounted parking
  • Career Advancement – Step- up into a managerial role

About us:

Mid West Area Mental Health Service are situated in a growth corridor where continuous development, service expansion and innovative new programs are on the rise.  Working within our catchment area allows for challenging and rewarding careers, where teamwork, flexibility and achievement are apparent in everything we do.


About you: 

  • Substantial clinical experience (minimum five years) in a range of clinical mental health settings/programs
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team
  • Capacity to determine workload priorities, coordinate tasks and work to strict time lines
  • Adept in effective management of complex services within a multidisciplinary mental health setting
  • Established organisational and management skills in a multidisciplinary mental health setting, including the ability to manage human and financial resources.

About the Role:

  • Manage, and prepare monthly reports on budget and KPI activity to management and the Mid West Executive
  • Undertake Workforce Planning including HR liaison, Succession planning and development of staff
  • Maintain responsibility of accurate and adequate documentation concerning patient care
  • Ensure clinical work is recovery orientated, and that staff are actively working in collaboration with consumers/families and significant others to achieve treatment goals
  • Manage the acute access flow through the unit, ensuring NWMH Access targets are achieved and escalation plans are in place to support timely access to the unit in order to achieve DHHS NEAT targets

What we Offer:

  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement.
  • Attractive salary and Salary Packaging opportunities
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 


Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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Offers subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks

Contact Person Gary Monkley
Contact Number 92887121
Closing Date 22/03/2018
Position Description
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