Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM)

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 14/04/2023 (Midnight)
26 days remaining

26 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 69738

Reference: 69738

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) - RPN3

Sunshine Mental Health and Wellbeing Centre - Inpatient Units

  • Multiple positions available - Full Time/Part time, ongoing roles
  • Initial commencement with Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit (SAAPU) or Western Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (WIPU)
  • Support the transition and establishment of the new mental health units later in 2023
  • Opportunity to up skill and develop your nursing leadership skills

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.


Your new team:

The Sunshine Hospital Mental Health and Wellbeing Centre (SHMH&WC) is a new adult acute mental health precinct consisting of 52 new mental health beds (2 x 26 bed units) and Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit (SAAPU) which is the existing 29 bed acute mental health unit. The new units are currently under construction and are due to become operational from July 2023. This project is referred to as the Pathway to 144 mental health beds (P144 project) and is part of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System (RCVMHS).

The ANUM will initially join the SAAPU or Western Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (WIPU) teams to receive training in the current MWAMHS units and develop their leadership skills and knowledge prior to transitioning into the new mental health units later in 2023. The ANUM will play a key role in the transition, establishment and implementation of the new units.

The Associate Unit Nurse Manager (ANUM) will be a core staff member of the leadership team and the multidisciplinary team. The ANUM will be responsible for providing leadership, coordination and support to nursing staff on their allocated shifts.

Your new role:

  • Provide shift leadership to nursing staff and ensure high quality care is delivered to consumers admitted to the unit
  • Engage with and support consumers, their families and their carers with developing and achieving optimal mental health
  • Share your clinical expertise, support and be a part of a multidisciplinary team to support consumer recovery.
  • Support the delivery of a recovery oriented and trauma informed service
  • Deliver evidence-based mental health and nursing interventions to consumers and their families and carers.

About you:

  • Previous clinical experience and leadership in delivering mental health and nursing interventions, preferably in an acute setting.
  • Passionate about meeting the mental health and wellbeing recovery needs of consumers and their families and carers
  • Demonstrated problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with consumers, families and carers in their mental health recovery planning
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly and work effectively within a multidisciplinaryteam

Benefit of working with us:

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply along with individuals who have experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families.

Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM)

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Carol Erichsen - 0431416227
Rebecca Long - 0383451260

Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM)