Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Mental Health

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Glenside Campus Mental Health Service, Payneham Road, Glynde SA, Australia
  • 31 Aug, 2018
Full time Management Mental Health Professional Nurse Unit Manager

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Rural and Remote Inpatient Services - Glenside Campus

Indicative Total Remuneration: $100,605 - $109,309 pa -  Ongoing F/T - RN/RM2A


$100,605 - $109,309 pa


Mental Health,   Nursing,   Business Unit Management  


Provide nursing services in a variety of mental 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 Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses 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 Associate Nurse Unit Managers and the Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent
  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager in contributing to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Country Health SA Local Health Network Inc. Mental Health Service (CHSALHN MHS) appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community
  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward/unit/service management responsibilities e.g. Performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring.

You must be 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, and enrolled in an approved Mental Health course or holds a qualification in mental health practice.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 22 September 2018

For further information and to apply, visit and search for Job Ref: 669217

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Closing Date for Applications

22 September 2018



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