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Nurse Unit Manager – Perinatal Mental Health & Adult Mental Health | Melbourne

Nurse Unit Manager – Perinatal Mental Health & Adult Mental Health | Melbourne

Posted: 2024-02-12

Reference: 1499399

A unique opportunity exists for a passionate individual to oversee a 6-bed Perinatal Mental Health unit and 21-bed Adult Mental Health unit at a private hospital located in Melbourne. The perinatal mental health service also includes day programs and community outreach. 

ABOUT THE ROLE
The role is operationally responsible for the Perinatal Mental Health Unit, which provides care and support for mothers with acute voluntary mental health illnesses and difficulties with adjustment to parenthood. The role includes a diverse range of tasks, including clinical standards, patient outcomes, triage, staff management, and doctor and community engagement. This position reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Relevant qualifications and registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;
  • At least 5 years of post-graduate nursing experience;
  • Proven knowledge as a senior nurse or manager in a mental health setting;
  • Management or relevant post-graduate specialty qualifications will be highly regarded;
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering, and performance management;
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage financial, human, and capital resources.

BENEFITS

  • Flexible Leave Program;
  • Free access to 18,000 upskilling courses via a LinkedIn learning subscription;
  • Professional development programs;
  • Post-graduate and Formal Education Scholarships;
  • Study leave;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts;
  • Car servicing discounts;
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities eg, airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, and more;
  • Tech discounts on Microsoft and Apple purchases;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Corporate rates on Hertz car rentals;
  • Recognition and rewards programs;
  • Community service leave.

REMUNERATION

$64.48 + Superannuation based on qualifications and experience. Exclusive of penalties and allowances.

ABOUT THE FACILITY 
The hospital, located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, is a fully accredited, 124-bed acute and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, maternity, and mental health services. The Mental Health Services include a purpose-built 21-bed Adult Mental Health Unit and a 6-bed Perinatal Mental Health Unit, which provides care and support for mothers with acute voluntary mental health illnesses and difficulties with adjustment to parenthood. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
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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