Associate NUM (ANUM)

Job posted: 20/09/2023
Applications close: 27/09/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 49578

Reference: 49578

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Permanent Part-time (24 hours per week)
  • Specialist Dual Disability (Mental Health/Intellectual Disability) Bed Based Community Unit
  • Located at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital (Waterdale Road)

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the Northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Transition Support Unit (TSU):

The Transition Support Unit (TSU) is a purpose-built 10 bed facility for persons with a mental illness and cognitive or intellectual disability requiring medium/long-term (1-3 years) supported residential rehabilitation. It provides “step-up” clinical support for consumers from the community, and “step-down” clinical support for consumers from a Secure Extended Care , or an Acute Psychiatric Unit.

About the role:

The RPN3 Associate Nurse Unit Manager is a recognised clinical leader within the TSU Nursing Team, who works closely with the NUM and medical leads, to ensure the provision of high quality, recovery orientated care, and foster a positive team culture.

A regular day will see you:

  • Deliver high quality consumer care
  • Provide oversight and leadership of daily operations in the unit
  • Liaise with NDIS and other external agencies
  • Share clinical expertise through role modelling, and provision of guidance and supervision
  • Actively contribute to positive culture, support the NUM in driving change
  • Actively participate in planning for the future expansion of services
  • Support a safe working environment using the Safewards Framework

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A commitment to recovery orientation practice
  • Able to demonstrate leadership skills
  • Be experienced and confident in clinical de-escalation
  • A keen interest in working in a specialist dual disability service service

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging with a tax-free threshold of $29,860 to increase your take-home pay
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Six weeks annual leave (Pro rata)

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working with Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Associate NUM (ANUM)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Nigel Mitton - (03) 9496 6388
Rachel Collins - (03) 9496 2750

Associate NUM (ANUM)