Associate Nurse Unit Manager

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Burra Hospital
  • 10 May, 2019
Permanent Part Time Associate Nurse Unit Manger

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Burra Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $104,027 - $114,112 (pro rata) - Permanent P/T (working 24 hours per week) - RN/M2


$104,027 - $114,112 (pro rata)




Provide nursing 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 Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent in the leadership of nurses in the ward/unit/service.

Employees in this role will undertake the Age Care portfolio within their designated Health Service in which they will:

  • Promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with Nurse Unit Manager;
  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager in the implementation of practice changes and monitoring against industry standards.
  • Manage the Aged Care portfolio with support from the Nurse Unit Manager
  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager 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

Registered as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, you will hold a current practising certificate with notable clinical experience. It is essential that you have demonstrated competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice. With the ability to be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within the healthcare setting, you will bring to the table extensive experience in the supervision of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses.

Effective skills in communication, problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution is required, and you will have a successful background working within a multidisciplinary team reflecting experience in leading change management. Previous experience in maintaining relationships with non-government organisations or other government organisations will also hold you in good stead for this role.

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: 24 May 2019

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 692411

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Closing Date for Applications

24 May 2019



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