Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health | Mornington Peninsula

Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health | Mornington Peninsula

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Salary: $64 - $64 PerHour

Posted: 2024-04-22

Reference: 1515948

An excellent career opportunity exists for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Mental Health Unit which specialises in General Psychiatry and Addictions at a private hospital on the Mornington Peninsula. This brand-new unit is beautifully appointed with state-of-the-art facilities This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

As a Nurse Unit Manager, you will coordinate the clinical operations of the unit, including managing a vibrant team of nursing and allied health professionals and facilitating safe and therapeutic admissions for the patients. This is a comprehensive management role that will include being an active contributor to the Quality and Risk, Patient Safety, and other Clinical committees.

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;
  • Proven knowledge as a senior nurse or manager;
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering, and performance management;
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage financial, human, and capital resources;
  • A strong clinical skillset, with recent management experience in inpatient psychiatry;
  • You will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for delivering excellent patient care and customer service.


  • Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs;
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning, and education scholarships;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital coverage and receive higher extra limits for things like General and Major Dental;
  • Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counseling, coaching, and support;
  • Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing, and more.


On offer is a base hourly rate of $64.48 + superannuation based on qualifications and experience. Exclusive of penalties and allowances.

The hospital, located on the Mornington Peninsula, is a 205-bed facility equipped with 4 operating theatres, a high-dependency, and a short-stay unit. The 48-bed Mental Health Ward coordinates adult inpatient and day programs for people suffering from various mental health concerns.

If this aligns with what you're looking for, click "APPLY" to send in your application – attaching your most up-to-date CV. It is that easy! Alternatively, you can send your CV directly to info@ihrgroup.com.au.

And if this particular role isn't quite right, be sure to explore the array of other openings on our website at www.ihrgroup.com.au.
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