Nurse Unit Manager Community Care Units

Job posted: 13/10/2020
Applications close: 03/11/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Reference: 30039

Reference: 30039

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

  • Leadership role in Mental Health - Community Care Units

  • $55 per hour

  • Full Time - Ongoing 80 per fortnight with an ADO        

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time."

The Team

The Community Care Units (CCU) is a 12 bed residential program providing a home-like environment for persons 18 - 64 years requiring intensive rehabilitation and support. Consisting of 6 two bedroom units, the CCU serves as a 'step up step down' program between inpatient units and the community, offering a variety of programs focused on the development of daily living skills, social interactions and recreational and vocational skills and opportunities. 

As with Psychiatry Extended Care, CCU allows for an extended but time limited admission for patients requiring long term support and treatment. Admission is via referral.

The Position

Managers at Bendigo Health are an integral part of the health care service team, providing leadership and direction to a dedicated staffing group.

A manager at Bendigo Health should have, or aspire to, the personal qualities, knowledge and skills as described in the Bendigo Health Staff Capabilities Statement. Refer to link at the start of this Position Description.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to proactively manage processes and systems that focus on the recovery of patients within the Community Care Units.  Bendigo Health is also in the enviable position of having moved into our new hospital which includes a large expansion of beds within the Psychiatric Inpatient Units.  The manager will provide a pivotal role with the planning, development and ongoing implementation of the models of care and review of and integration with current practices. For further information on the role please refer to the position description.

Staff Benefits 

Bendigo Health, employs around 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)

  • Staff health and well being program

  • Employee assistance program

  • Social club

  • Smoke free environment

Applications are to be submitted online. Applications will be assessed as they are submitted and interviews will take place prior to the advertisement closing.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

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Marty Andison - (0417) 124 734

Nurse Unit Manager Community Care Units