Position Details

Reference Number 172744
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager (Grade 3) - Acute Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Swanston Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 72.0
Position Summary
  • Gain exposure in a high pressure role to assist you in future career prospects
  • Thrive professionally in providing your clinical expertise and leadership
  • Enhance your skillset within an internationally recognised service
  • Enjoy greater work/life balance - Permanent Part Time-72 hours per fortnight

About the facility

The Swanston Centre is a 32 bed acute psychiatric admission unit providing Recovery Orientated care delivery for people aged 16 and over, experiencing the effects of major mental illness/distress.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that value client centeredness, holistic care, accessibility, family inclusiveness, best practice, and ongoing professional development. We are fortunate to enjoy excellent internal relationships within our wide range of clinical programs. We have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.

About the role

As the Associate Nurse Unit Manager within the SCA unit, you will provide high quality, best practice direct delivery of psychiatric treatment and care to consumers within the Swanston Centre. You will form part of a multidisciplinary team which operates within a holistic Recovery Based Model. As a leader in the unit you will provide co-ordination, leadership and supervision of staff in the daily operations of the unit.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD, we also offer an easier commute from the western suburbs of Melbourne, than travelling across the city.
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! - Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments. Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

#Geelong, Victoria

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Leadership experience in acute mental health setting
Essential: Current registration with AHPRA
Essential: Registered Nurse Div.1
Essential: Post graduate qualifications/study in relevant mental health specialty
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Essential: How did you find out about this position / where did you see it advertised?
Contact Person Joy Schaffner 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 0417 357 223 
Alternate Contact Person Marianne Cerepinko 
Alternate Contact Number 0416259610  
Closing Date 30/01/2022
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.