NUM / Wyuna Sub-Acute

Job posted: 05/10/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 2400

Reference: 2400

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Nurse Unit Manager (NUM)

Wyuna Sub Acute

Nurse Manager 3 (NM11)
Permanent Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight) with ADO

This Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) position is recognised as a key management / leadership position within the organisation and is central to the fulfilment of the Sub-Acute Unit Model of Care. The successful applicant will provide day-to-day operational leadership and management to a high standard of clinical and professional care. The NUM will be empowered to deliver high quality, person centred nursing care to our rehab patients. The Sub Acute Rehabilitation Unit is a supportive environment that boasts new, modern facilities including an in-house gym, single rooms and is a 20 bed facility with 10 GEM beds, 6 Rehabilitation and 4 Transition Care Program (TCP). This is an opportunity to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team of dietitians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and social workers to deliver the best health outcomes for our patients. This position will be available in early January, 2021.

Key Selection Criteria include:


  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration

  • Minimum of three years post-graduate experience in clinical rehabilitation nursing including senior nursing experience

  • Demonstrated management experience in a health care setting

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary nursing theory and practice in relation to the care of Sub-Acute patients

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of quality systems and Health Services accreditations

  • Ability to implement management principles and cost-effective resource management to a multidisciplinary team

  • Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership within a team

  • Evidence of commitment to continuous improvement and the delivery of a high standard of patient centred care

  • Well-developed negotiation, performance management, mediation and conflict resolution skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary professional nursing issues

  • Proficient in the use of information technology


  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant nursing specialty

  • Tertiary qualifications in health/business management or working towards same

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

NUM / Wyuna Sub-Acute

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Maree Markby - (03) 5362 3479
Yula Donovan - (03) 5381 9021

NUM / Wyuna Sub-Acute