Nurse Unit Manager - Aged Care

Job posted: 09/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 16821

Reference: 16821

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Full time – Ongoing

  • Exciting and rewarding leadership position within our Health Service
  • Opportunity to drive innovation and change across program areas in our growing organisation
  • Highly committed, supportive and friendly team

Are you ready to take the next step in your career, leveraging your experience within Aged Care to make a difference?   Then this role is for you

We are seeking an experienced, passionate nurse leader to join our team.  Reporting to the Executive Director of Nursing (EDON) this role will lead and manage our Public Sector Aged Care 69 bed unit – Corangamarah which was recently accredited under the Aged Care Standards.

This role is supported by an established nursing team which has created a positive and supportive environment..

You will be responsible for the day to day operations of Corangamarah ensuring high quality services are provided to the residents and their families within applicable financial frameworks, budgetary constraints, quality standards and legislative requirements.

As our ideal candidate you: 

  • Have current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse
  • Have undertaken Post graduate studies in management or happy to undertake.
  • Have recent management experience, with proven competency in operational planning, strategic and innovative thinking, and resource and budget management.
  • Have Knowledge of the quality standards and guidelines for residential aged care, funding instruments and framework
  • Possess leadership skills, including evidence of leading and motivating staff to be the best they can be within a patient-centred and team environment.
  • Have a strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and problem solving skills.
  • Have an ability to actively lead and contribute to continuous quality improvement activities.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Opportunity to “make your mark”
  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Potential assistance with short term accommodation (if moving to the area)
  • Access to our free Employee Wellbeing Program

About Us

Colac Area Health (CAH) is a unique integrated health service comprising of over 500 employees, providing Acute Care, Aged Care, Community and Allied Health Services to a catchment population of approximately 30 000.  Situated in the Colac Otway Shire, one of the most picturesque Victorian municipalities that provides city conveniences with a country charm.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity or sexual orientation. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

For further information please contact Lisa Pryor on 03 5232 5314 or lpryor@cah.vic.gov.au

For further information on CAH https://cah.vic.gov.au/

Applications close COB Thursday 30th March 2023

To apply or for further information visit:https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au

Position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check, Working With Children Check and participation in CAH’s Immunisation Program

We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

We at Colac Area Health are proud to be totally smoke free.

Nurse Unit Manager - Aged Care

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Lisa Pryor - 52325314

Nurse Unit Manager - Aged Care