Overview

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care – Modbury
  • Salary: $100,343 – $107,279 p.a. (pro rata) – RN/M2A; Temporary Part-Time – 32 hours per week, up until 27 December 2024

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity is presented to work within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network as a Associate Nurse Unit Manager within the Palliative Care Unit.

This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture. In this key position you will demonstrate your experience and previous success working as a Registered Mental Health Nurse to ensure high quality care is delivered to our consumers.

Provide nursing and/or midwifery services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners.

Accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

Provide support to the Nursing/Midwifery Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses/midwives in the ward/unit/service.

Employees in this role will undertake a portfolio within which they will:

  • Promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other AN/MUM and the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent;
  • Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the implementation of practice changes; and
  • Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward/unit/service management responsibilities, eg.
  • Performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring.

About Us:
The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,500 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.

NAPS is a palliative care service that comprises of a community service, a 20-bed inpatient unit and consult service at both the LMH and Modbury hospital. Our multidisciplinary team work collaboratively to enable patients to achieve their best quality of life whilst living with a life limiting illness in an environment of their choice.

Benefits of working at NALHN:
From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Northern Adelaide Local Health Network.

Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.

Across SA Health there are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and career at any of our metropolitan or regional sites.

Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants from interstate or overseas.

About You:
Are you a dedicated, compassionate and enthusiastic Associate Nurse Unit Manager looking for an opportunity to join a dynamic, growing healthcare network where you will be part of a supportive team delivering high quality care to the community? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you. This position will offer you professional growth opportunities within a supportive and inclusive culture.

In this role you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills which will enable you to successfully problem solve, resolve conflicts and negotiate, including the ability to engage in difficult conversations, whilst building and maintaining relationships. An ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse and competing priorities and demonstrated resilience within a stressful and complex environment is essential to this role.

To be eligible for this position, you must:

Educational/Vocational Qualifications:

  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

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.

Check(s)

  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Job Ref: 869628

Enquiries
NALHN ACRPC
Office Aged Care, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care
Phone: 7321 4248
E-mail: Health.NALHNACRPCRecruitment@sa.gov.au

Application Closing Date
21 June 2024 – 11.55PM

Attachments
Role Description
869628 – Associate Nurse Unit Manager – RN2A – Role Description.pdf

* Refer to the SA Health Career Website – How to apply for further information

Closing Date for Applications: 21 June 2024
Name of Contact Person: NALHN ACRPC, Office Aged Care, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care
Telephone Number of Contact Person: 7321 4248
Health.NALHNACRPCRecruitment@sa.gov.au