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Reference Number 37575
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager ( Program Manager)
Location Mid West Area Mental Health Service, Sunshine
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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We are looking for a Registered Nurse Grade 5 (mental health) with a strong commitment to consumer-focused service delivery who is passionate about improving outcomes for people with a mental illness and who has demonstrated leadership experience within a range of clinical mental health services.  


The Program Manager will provide professional leadership and direction to multidisciplinary team and ensure the effective operational functioning of the Adult Acute Inpatient Unit, including financial, HR and occupational health and safety processes and the achievement of both local and Departmental clinical key performance indicators 


This position provides a unique opportunity to manage a busy acute psychiatry inpatient unit which has a strong reputation for provision of excellent clinical service delivery. The program responsibilities include all aspects of operational management of the service, service development and provision of management support to all clinical staff, administrative and support staff and the peer consumer / carer workforce.


In partnership with the Consultant Psychiatrists, the Program Manager is responsible for clinical standards related to the service, and provides advice and support in relation to complex or potential high-risk situations and adverse events. 


The Program Manager contributes as a member of the MWAMHS leadership team, and participates in service review, planning, development and monitoring activities.



Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

We are a diverse workforce that is reflective of the community we care for.  We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people who identify as LGBTI.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Contact Person Gary Monkley
Contact Number 92887121
Closing Date 01/11/2017
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