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Reference Number 53760
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager NWCCU
Location Broadmeadows Continuing Care Team
Award Psych Services WOCA [70]
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  • Exciting leadership opportunity 
  • Registered Nurse Grade 3 ANUM based at Broadmeadows Community Care Units 
  • Full Time position (Part Time considered) - Rostered Shifts including nights

Life With Us:

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Full Time ongoing ANUM position within the North West Community Care Units. (Part Time hours considered)
  • The North West Community Care Units provide 24 hour community based residential care to people who experience long term serious mental illness and disability.
  • The CCU team work collaboratively with our Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC) to support an integrated model of care.
  • The CCU is a therapeutic environment in which rehabilitation programs are tailored to meet individual resident needs.
  • Residents require high levels of clinical support and intensive rehabilitation to manage their mental health and daily living.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Provide comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment to an allocated case load of clients and be required to engage in clinical supervision
  • Contribute to in-service education sessions
  • Work within a recovery framework under the direction of the Team leader, Consultant and Manager
  • Provide leadership to CCU clinicians on a shift by shift basis to ensure effective day to day operation of the CCU
  • Have a case management role with specific clients and support the group program 
  • Work closely with CCU clients and their families/carers to achieve positive outcomes for individuals who have a severe disability associated with long term mental illness
  • There will be a requirement to work rostered shifts - morning, afternoon, and nights inclusive of weekends and there may be allocated shifts and duties within our Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC) to support an integrated model.

Your Contribution:

  • Current Registration under AHPRA
  • Work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team 
  • Clinical expertise in mental state assessment and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated ability in time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and role model professional standards of Nursing Practice
  • Demonstrated capacity for initiative and an ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of and commitment to the Recovery framework
  • Will ensure policies and standards of practice are implemented and integrated into day to day practice 
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 and other relevant legislation
  • Current full Victorian Drivers Licence

Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values-based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:


Want to know more? Contact Ross Yassine or Victoria Calleja on the details below.


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


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


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.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you interested in Full or Part Time employment? If Part Time, please specify maximum number of hours per fortnight you would be interested in.
Contact Person Ross Yassine
Contact Number 93017777
Alternate Contact Person Victoria Calleja
Alternate Contact Number 93017777
Closing Date 13/08/2020
Position Description
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