• Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Rural & Remote Mental Health Service, Glenside
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $103,873 – $111,052 – Multiple positions: Perm F/T (working over a 7 day roster) – RN/RM2A

Joining the Rural & Remote Mental Health Service in Glenside, you will support the Nurse Unit Manager in nursing leadership and overseeing the provision of nursing care within the mental health team. Promoting continuity and consistency of care, you will ensure a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services that are appropriate to the needs of consumers and the local community. You will engage in activities such as performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Maintaining cooperative and productive working relationships within all members of the mental health team, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced staff. Supporting change management processes, you will act to resolve local and immediate nursing care or service delivery problems. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others and for the guidance and development of staff.

You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold a current practicing certificate, along with a relevant postgraduate qualification in Mental Health practice. This will supported by your experience in management and leadership roles, providing leadership, supervision and direction to student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and clinicians. Demonstrating a strong commitment to meeting the needs of consumers in the mental health service, you will bring the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the healthcare setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 783004

783004 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Mental Health (Multiple Positions).pdf


Applications close: 28/1/2022

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 783004

Closing Date for Applications: 28/1/2022
Name of Contact Person: Carolyn Manhire
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 08 7087 1610