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Nurse Unit Manager Aged Care

Colac Area Health - South West Rocks, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Nurse Unit Manager Aged Care 

Colac Area Health
Full Time – 38 Hours per week

Colac Area Health is seeking a Nursing Unit Manager to provide holistic person centred care, operational excellence and supervision to staff. You will manage the day-to-day clinical, hospitality, administration, maintenance and lifestyle operations of the site. Yes, it's a big job but we believe it will be equally as rewarding. You'll be well supported with a team of clinical carers who will benefit from your strong leadership and motivational style. Support will also come from working closely with the Executive Director Nursing and community support team in relation to quality and compliance management.

Where you work

Colac Area Health is based in the stunning South West Region of Victoria and is less than two hours from Melbourne on the Princes Highway in the richly diverse Otway area.

Away from work, you will be able to enjoy the wilderness and natural attractions of the Colac Otway shire and beautiful national parks. If you are looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city as well as a rewarding role that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be

the right opportunity for you.

About the role

Colac Area Health Aged Care Unit provides a holistic, innovative and resident-centred approach to aged care. It is an incredibly exciting phase for the business and a fun and rewarding place to be!

As the Nurse Unit Manager you will be responsible for:

  • the day to day operations and supporting staff to deliver person centred care for residents who are accessing either Transitional Aged Care (TACP) or Commonwealth Home Support Service (CHSP) services.

  • developing and monitoring an agreed suite of key performance indicators (KPI’s) and supporting staff in the delivery of care to residents accessing Aged Care Services.

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About You

  • Current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as Registered Nurse 

  • Post Graduate Studies in Management and Leadership

  • Previous experience and a passion for Aged Care Nursing specialty

  • Minimum 5 years post graduate experience

  • High level written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence

  • Ability to use information technology in care and management

  • Skilled in leadership and change management

The Rewards

  • Colac Area Health provides a supportive team environment with a culture that is heavily resident focused. You will be supported by a strong Leadership and management team, including resources specialised in clinical governance. We offer a competitive salary including salary packaging for outstanding candidates and opportunities for continual learning and development.

  • If you would like to be part of our leading team and have a passion for aged care please apply with a resume & cover letter outlining your skills and experience, why you are passionate about joining Colac Area Health, and how you can add value to our organisation.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Jenny Salkeld Executive Director of Nursing 52325111 / 0429 581 888

Applications for the above position should be lodged at https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au/by COB Wednesday 14th April 2021.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Victorian Police Check and complete a Statutory Declaration as per the Aged Care Principles prior to commencement of employment. Some positions will also require a WWC Check.

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

South West Rocks, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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