Nurse Unit Manager, Mental Health Hospital in the Home

Job posted: 18/11/2020
Applications close: 02/12/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Reference: 164110

Reference: 164110

Occupation: Medical and Nursing, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • An exciting opportunity to provide expert clinical and operational leadership in Barwon Health’s Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services

  • Permanent full time – 80 hours per fortnight

  • Lead the development and implementation of the new Mental Health Hospital in the Home service. This is an innovative form of mental health service delivery informed by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

  • Enjoy working in a supportive and innovative culture, close to the CBD of Geelong and our vibrant waterfront

About the facility

Mental Health, Drugs and Alcohol Services (MHDAS) provides integrated and recovery orientated mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and / or drug and alcohol issues, and their families.

About the role

This is an exciting new role within MHDAS. You will provide vision, leadership and financial accountability to the nine-bed Mental Health Hospital in the Home service. The role includes developing and embedding the model of care, oversight of clinical workflow, establishing and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, operational management and data reporting / analysis.

We are looking for a strategic, collaborative nurse unit manager who has experience in acute mental health service delivery, a passion for leadership, and who values high quality, innovative, evidence based and recovery orientated practice. The position will work closely with the MHDAS leadership team to understand current service provision and build further service capacity for acute mental health treatment.

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A strong understanding of your own personal and professional values, and the skills to develop a values-based team culture

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in managing teams in acute community and / or inpatient settings

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and sustain system change

About the culture

This is a new service within the established Mental Health Acute Intervention Services team. We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team, we are focussed on providing the highest quality, consumer-focused care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion         

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Nurse Unit Manager, Mental Health Hospital in the Home

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Rachel Tindall - 0431 642 811

Nurse Unit Manager, Mental Health Hospital in the Home