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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24519
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Community Care Unit (Spray Street)
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Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

Peninsula Health Mental Health Service are seeking an innovative and energetic Associate Nurse Unit Manager to join the leadership team at the Community Care Unit.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) is a valued member of the leadership team at Peninsula Health, committed to upholding Peninsula Health’s values and meeting organisational goals.

The ANUM supports the Nurse Unit Manger (NUM) and when required acts in their role to provide effective leadership and management of the Unit/Department. The ANUM works with the NUM to oversee the delivery of safe, evidence based, person centred care to achieve optimal health outcomes or a dignified death.

If you are a leader, team player and are excited by the desire to provide evidence-based excellence in care to our consumers and carers then this is an ideal opportunity for you to consider.

Key Responsibilities

• Working collaboratively with the NUM, the ANUM assists with the leadership and management of the team to achieve high quality clinical care in accordance with evidence based practice standards and Peninsula Health Values
• Ensures the safety of the public, patients and staff in relation to the provision of relevant Acts (OH&S, & Infection Control) and Peninsula Health Policies.
• Works with the NUM to ensure all administrative functions are completed including the management of resources within the Unit/Department.
• Assists the NUM to promote a culture of continuous service improvement within the Unit/Department by monitoring standards of service and practice.
• In conjunction with the NUM ensures all staff have completed mandatory training and have active performance development plans.

Essential Criteria

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.


• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria
Contact Person Peter Walsh
Contact Number 0466506631
Closing Date 14/11/2018
Position Description 24519 - ANUM Community Care with Inherent Requirem.pdf