NSW Health | Nurse Unit Manager – Incentives Offered

NSW Health | Nurse Unit Manager – Incentives Offered


Job Position: Nurse Unit Manager – Incentives Offered

Company: NSW Health

Expected salary: $129235.88 per year

Location: Taree, NSW

Nurse Unit Manager – Incentives Offered Job Details:


It’s a great time to join Hunter New England Local Health District. Apply now for one of our eligible regional and rural positions. You could benefit under the NSW Health Rural Workforce Incentive Scheme!Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Nurse Unit Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $129235.88 Per Annum + 11% Super + Salary Packaging
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ479715Applications Close: Monday, 8th April 2024Nurse Unit Manager – Manning Mental HealthTareeAn exciting opportunity exists to join NSW Health’s largest Mental Health service. Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) Mental Health Services delivers mental health care across the HNELHD which covers metropolitan, regional and rural areas of NSW. It employees over 1700 mental health staff members who deliver comprehensive and
specialist mental health services. We are committed to serving mental health consumers, carers and their families, to lived experience and co-design, and to providing culturally diverse, safe and inclusive care.Mental Health services provide a range of inpatient services and community mental health care, from prevention and early intervention, to treatment, rehabilitation and
continuing care. The focus of these services is to provide timely and effective care and to empower consumers to become resilient, independent and to self-manage their illness and recovery. Our services cover all age groups including child and adolescent, adult and older people.HNEMH are committed to their staff and provide orientation, training and education, professional development, clinical and profession supervision, and run an active research and evaluation program.About us:

  • The inpatient unit, of twenty beds, has a multidisciplinary team of consultant psychiatrists, psychiatry registrar, resident medical officers, registered nurses, enrolled nurses, social worker and occupational therapists.
  • Our focus of the service is on providing timely and effective care to empower consumers to become resilient, independent and to self-manage their illness and recovery.
  • Our successful candidate will be supported by provision of senior managerial, medical, Aboriginal, nursing and allied health support from the Manning Executive team. You will also receive support from senior clinicians within across the organisation. Training opportunities and leadership development are available as well as access to funding to support.

About the role:

  • As a member of the Manning Mental Health leadership team, this position contributes to various operational and clinical governance tasks at a senior capacity. It plays a crucial role in fostering and sustaining connections with internal and external stakeholders and communities to ensure culturally sensitive service delivery to vulnerable communities.
  • This role will see our successful candidate lead a clinical service team to provide excellent patient care within a hospital environment in order to maximise the health outcomes for the community in which the clinical service functions.
  • Effectively manage the day-to-day operations of the unit including clinical, operational and people management.

About the location:

  • Taree, resting along the scenic shores of the Manning River, boasts a rich history and serves as the bustling heart of the Manning Valley. Serving as a perfect starting point, it provides an energetic hub for adventures, granting access to the breathtaking national parks and beautiful beaches of the Barrington Coast
  • The Manning Community Mental Health Team delivers mental health assistance to Bulahdelah, Gloucester, Forster, and Taree, situated on the Lower Mid North Coast. We provide vital services to support individuals in these communities with their mental well-being

Rural Health Workforce Incentives Scheme:This vacancy is eligible for an Attraction and Relocation package that includes the following*:

  • Attraction incentive paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance of up to $10,000 for the first 12-months
  • Retention incentive of up to $5,000 thereafter annually
  • PLUS 3 months accommodation assistance (e.g. reimbursement of rent payments or payments for commercial accommodation)

*All payments and reimbursements made to part time employees will be on a pro-rata basis.Attraction incentives will be paid as a Rural and Regional fortnightly allowance on top of your base salary + 11% superannuation.Other forms of payment/package options (where you are eligible) need to be negotiated with the Convenor and may include**:

  • Additional annual professional development days (up to 5 more per year)
  • Additional personal leave (up to 5 more per year)
  • Computer/internet reimbursement (e.g. laptop, wi-fi costs)
  • Return airfare to and from your work base (or equivalent motor vehicle allowance) so you can still visit family and friends

**The total value of your incentive package would remain the same. Employees are responsible for seeking independent financial advice before accepting an Attraction and Retention Incentive package as part of their offer.***Transferring of incentive packages will depend on the location, position, and time served by the health worker in their current position. Eligibility to transfer existing incentive packages will be determined and approved by the health organisation. Health workers who are receiving incentive packages and are changing or moving positions should discuss the impacts with their manager or local Workforce Rural Health Incentive Team via HNELHD [email protected] discuss your eligibility prior to applying if you are already receiving an incentive package.Benefits:

  • Four weeks annual leave
  • Up to 12 allocated days off each year
  • Superannuation contributions 11%

– Up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + Novated leasing.Requirements:

  • Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA

About you:

  • Exceptional leadership skills demonstrated through strategic vision and effective communication.
  • Empathetic and engaging, fostering connections with genuine understanding.
  • Proficient in cultural understanding and adaptability.
  • Ability to make decisions and act decisively, usually with a level of independence within delegated role.
  • Excellent organisation and prioritising skills.

Additional Information:

  • An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

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for this positionFor role related queries or questions contact Joshua Louis on (02) 6592 9541 or via [email protected]Information for Applicants:Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit:Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: .This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.To be eligible for permanent employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.Connect with us on and !#ruralhealthincentive

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