TDHS Nurse Unit Manager (NUM)

Career Opportunity | Nurse Unit Manager (NUM)

  • South West location
  • Job Share Opportunity
  • Full Time or Part Time Hours Available
  • Fixed Term 12 months
  • About TDHS

    Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) is a regional multi-purpose healthcare provider, supporting the local Corangamite Shire since 1955. Our vision is working together for a healthy community by keeping people at the heart of our actions through partnering for outcomes, engaging the community, innovative service delivery, maximising quality and safety, embracing change and promoting health and wellbeing across the lifespan. Our team of approximately 100 employee’s service across acute, residential, community aged care and a comprehensive suite of primary care services.

    Our team are passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care, and always work towards continuous improvement. We demonstrate and promote a culture of ICARE which aligns with our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

    For more information visit our website

    About the role

    Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for leading the health care team to provide safe and high quality evidence based clinical care for consumers. The Nurse Unit Manager leads by example demonstrating the ICARE values and has well-developed professional, clinical and people management skills, achieving results through collaboration, encouragement, support and information and knowledge sharing.

    Duties include:

  • Day to day management of the clinical area and rosters
  • Effective utilisation of resources, equipment and facilities
  • Performance development and management of the clinical team
  • This position has the opportunity of being full time or job sharing with part time hours on a fixed term contract for 12 months. Terms and Conditions of Employment will be in line with Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    To be successful in this role you will have:

    • Registered Nurse Division 1 holding a current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
    • Current nursing experience in relevant clinical area2
    • Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience including experience in management
    • Exposure to the interpretation and application of awards and industrial agreements
    • Evidence of overseeing and managing a budget, including rosters and supplies. Supported by good computer skills experience with the current NSQHS
    • Ability to organise work in a systematic way, accurate and timely manner and be flexible in a changing environment
    • High level of communication / interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
    • Knowledge and understanding of risk management
    • Benefits

    • Monthly fun days and charity fundraising
    • Salary packaging of up to $9,010 p.a.
    • Novated leasing
    • Employee Assistance Program, providing emotional, financial and legal support 24/7
    • Staff Car Park
    • How to apply/enquire

      To apply, submit your application via email to including a Cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, CV and a minimum of 2 referees.

      Key selection criteria are outlined in the position description which can be obtained on our website by clicking here or by contacting Michelle Selten, Director of Clinical Services 03 5558 6000 or

      Applications close: 26 October 2020

      All successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by TDHS) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

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