• Flinders & Upper North Local Health Network – Whyalla Hospital – Inpatient Mental Health Unit
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $106,454 – $115,084 p.a – Ongoing Full Time – RNM2A

In this pivotal management position, you will provide support to the Nurse Unit Manager in the leadership of nurses within the Mental Health Inpatient Services in Whyalla. Promoting continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other Nurse Unit Managers, you will contribute to the implementation of practice changes and undertake service management responsibilities. These will include performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring. Utilising your nursing skills and knowledge, you will support and work collaboratively with less experienced members of the nursing team.

You will be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold a current practicing certificate along with a postgraduate qualification in Mental Health practice. Demonstrating a high level of competence in community mental health nursing in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will have recent experience in the supervision of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses. Effective leadership skills will be essential, including highly developed skills in communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In Flinders and Upper North LHN you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community’s health outcomes and wellbeing.

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).

Applications close: 19 September 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 768897

Closing Date for Applications: 19 September 2021
Name of Contact Person: Jo-anne Drummond
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 0455079852