Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Integrated Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Berri
  • 11 Oct, 2019
Temporary Full Time Mental Health Clinician Associate Nurse Unit Manger

Job Description

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Integrated Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Berri
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $104,027 - $114,112 - Temp F/T (up to 30/9/2020) - RN/RM2A


$104,027 - $114,112 - RN/RM2A


Mental Health,   Nursing  


You will assist the Nurse Unit Manager in the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of evidence-based, recovery-oriented services in the Integrated Mental Health Inpatient Unit in the Riverland. Specifically, you will assist the Nurse Unit Manager in undertaking service management responsibilities, including performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management, financial and supplies planning and monitoring. You will accept accountability for your own practice standards, activities delegated to others, and for the guidance and development of less experienced staff. This is a great chance to be part of the Integrated Mental Health Team working in a therapeutic open unit environment, as part of a holistic and integrated model of care within country South Australia. Enjoying a friendly country lifestyle, you will be able to help consumers navigate their own path to achieve wellness whilst building positive long-term relationships with consumers and their local community.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. You must also hold a relevant postgraduate qualification in Mental Health practice. With demonstrated competence in Mental Health practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, you will also bring proven experience in management and leadership roles in a multidisciplinary team. This will be evident in your skills in the leadership, supervision and direction of student nurses, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses and Clinicians.

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: 1 November 2019

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 708354


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Closing Date for Applications

1 November 2019



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