Nurse Unit Manager - Day Stay

  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool VIC, Australia
  • 07 Jun, 2018
Permanent Full Time Nurse Unit Manager

Job Description

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Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services.

The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.




Warrnambool is a thriving seaside city with a population of 34,000 and a catchment area of 110,000 people. South West Healthcare (SWH) is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. The Warrnambool campus is the major specialist referral center for south west Victoria and provides a comprehensive range of specialist services. Redevelopment plans have recently been announced which will include the construction of a new clinical tower, housing six operating theatres.

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated, qualified and experienced Registered Nurse to join SWH in the full time position of Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in the Day Stay Unit.

The NUM is responsible for the effective and efficient management of the human, physical and financial resources within the Unit. The role actively leads the Day Stay team in a consultative and participative manner ensuring well planned and coordinated services to clients and their families and providing clinical leadership to foster patient focused and outcome directed nursing care.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the redesign project for our new Operating Theatres.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Julianne Clift (Director of Nursing) on (03) 5563 1435 or email

The successful applicant must hold a current Working with Children (WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 24 June 2018. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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Julianne Clift - Director of Nursing

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