Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health - Northern Suburbs of Sydney

Metropolitan NSW

30 May 2021 Permanent


Nurse Manager
Mental Health/Psychiatry


  • Lead a team that makes a difference to people’s lives
  • Shape services and influence patient care
  • Be part of patient-centred care with active involvement from family & carers


The Position

As the Nurse Unit Manager:

  • Provide operational direction for the ward to ensure efficient and effective management
  • Coordinate the delivery of nursing care that is evidence based
  • Implement Recovery model of care
  • Ensure the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care in a team focused environment
  • Provide guidance, mentoring and support to your team
  • Be accountable for the effective management of human, financial and material resources
  • Undertake direct patient care, as required
  • Have extensive experience in a private mental health setting
  • Understand the requirements of private health funding

The Location

Located in the Northern suburbs of Sydney


Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Post graduate Mental Health qualification
  • Formal management qualifications or working towards
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
  • Experience in the Acute mental health setting and with implementing a Recovery model of care
  • Proven experience building and leading high performing teams with a service excellence approach
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relations with a wide range of diverse stakeholders
  • Proven high level communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and creative thinking
  • A commitment to a high standard of clinical and patient focused care
  • Ability to adopt a strategic overview whilst managing complex, challenging and demanding daily operational issues
  • High degree of computer literacy


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