Nurse Unit Manager – Penhall

May 12th, 2022

Nurse Unit Manager – Penhall

Permanent Full-Time position – 80 hours per fortnight

(Job share will be considered)

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does.

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

This Role

This substantial role works closely with the Director of Nursing RACS, the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) is responsible for leading a team of professional nurses and care staff to provide the highest level of person centered care that meets the strategic needs of the hospital.  The Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for supporting and promoting activities which are consistent with the values of Dhelkaya.

The successful applicant should have a demonstrated ability to work within and support a multidisciplinary team, have highly developed communication skills, problem solving, interpersonal and clinical leadership skills together with a strong background in change management principals.

Qualifications in management will be considered an advantage and aged care experience is required. 

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Dhelkaya Health values diversity and encourages individuals from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

Further information is available from Katrina Sparrow, Director of Nursing – Residential Aged Care on 5471 3498

Applications close Friday 27th May 2022  

For positions descriptions and how to apply click here.

All appointments are subject to a cleared National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) and compliance with Castlemaine Health Vaccination Policy.

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