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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26994
Position Title Nurse Unit Manager-Aged Persons Mental Health Unit
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Capel Sound
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•Great leadership opportunity within our fabulous collaborative team
•Skip the traffic and work close to home in Capel Sound, in the heart of the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
•Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

We are seeking a passionate Nurse Unit Manager to lead our dynamic and collaborative team in our 28 bed Aged Persons Mental health Unit in Capel Sound. The role is responsible for leading and managing the team, ensuring that staff deliver safe, evidence based person centered care to achieve optimal outcomes.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
• Previous experience in a leadership role in Aged Care/Mental Health
• Demonstrated understanding of the Aged care Act 1997.
• Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and the National Standards for Mental health 2010

What Next

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Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

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Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Registered Nurse with current APHRA registration
Essential: Experience in a leadership or management role.
Essential: Understanding of the Aged Care Act 1997
Essential: Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 and the National Standards for Mental Health 2010
Essential: Recent experience working in Aged Care and/or Mental Health
Contact Person Janine Davies
Contact Number 59504795
Alternate Contact Person Julie Riley
Alternate Contact Number 97847712
Closing Date 09/04/2020
Position Description Carinya - Nurse Unit Manager.pdf