Nurse Unit Manager - PARC

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 16616

Reference: 16616

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Nurse Unit Manager (PARC) 
Permanent Full Time

Up to $20,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation
(Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more). The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.
The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV). 
More information including job vacancies and eligibility requirements click here https://www.rwav.com.au/area-mental-health-services/

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Registered Psychiatric Nurse (Division 1) to join our team as a Nurse Unit Manager of our Prevention and Recovery Centre (PARC).

The PARC is a 12 bed unit that provides short term recovery focused treatment and support in a residential setting for up to 28 days alongside a lengthier treatment option of up to 6 months for people who may require more support during an acute phase of mental illness.

You will be able to provide leadership and direction to the team of the PARC to ensure routine delivery of recovery focused high quality mental health services, incorporating evidence-based and 'best practice' assessment and interventions, to persons aged 18-64 with significant mental disorders and their families, and to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of such interventions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clear leadership to the team consistent with the implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Mental Health Services
  • Manage, plan, monitor, evaluate, and develop the teams, to meet the clinical needs of the people who use the service, their families & carers, and the community
  • Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate systems, policies, and procedures for the management of the unit ensuring an integrated and co-operative approach with the mental health directorate

Skills and experience

  • AHPRA registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience 
  • Management experience
  • Proven leadership skills 

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

This position is paid in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement. The classification is Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 2 (NP21 - NP26) which ranges from $35.04 - $45.03 per hour

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Jane Lockhart, Nurse Unit Manager, on 03 5320 3539 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Nurse Unit Manager - PARC

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jane Lockhart - 353203539

Nurse Unit Manager - PARC