NUM / Wyuna Sub-Acute

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 2444

Reference: 2444

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Nurse Unit Manager (NUM)

Sub Acute Unit (Wyuna)

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

The Health Service

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is based in the Wimmera sub-region of the Grampians (Gariwerd), 310 km west of Melbourne and close to the Grampians National Park.  Our campuses in Horsham and Dimboola service an area of 61,000 square kilometres and a population of approximately 54,000 people. WHCG has a workforce of approximately 1000 team members and provides a range of acute, sub-acute, residential aged care, allied health, primary care, emergency and critical care services to our community. Every year WHCG treats more than 11,000 inpatients, 16,000 emergency patients and 125,000 outpatients.

The Unit

The Sub Acute Rehabilitation Unit is a new, modern 20 bed facility with 10 GEM beds, 6 Rehabilitation and 4 Transition Care Program (TCP) including a rehabilitation gym and single rooms.

The Position

This Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) position, available in early January 2021, is a key management / leadership position that provides direction and day-to-day operational support for our Sub Acute Rehabilitation Unit. The NUM will facilitate the delivery of high quality, person centred care to our rehab patients from the Wyuna nursing team in collaboration with the broader multidisciplinary team of Allied Health and Medical Professionals.

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

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

NUM / Wyuna Sub-Acute