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Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care (510935m)

TAS Statewide, TAS

Full Time

Base

Nurse Practitioner

An exciting opportunity to lead a team implementing significant changes in how mental health services supports consumers.  You will operationally manage a team of committed staff including allied health, nursing, medical and administrative who all share a passion for supporting consumers with complex and enduring mental health concerns.

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care vacancy.

Please note this position is also being advertised as a Team Leader - Continuing Care (510935) and only one position will be filled on merit.

The Hobart and Southern Continuing Care Team is based in New Town and is a multi-disciplinary team working with consumers with complex and enduring mental health issues.

An exciting opportunity to lead a team implementing significant changes in how mental health services supports consumers. You will operationally manage a team of committed staff including allied health, nursing, medical and administrative who all share a passion for supporting consumers with complex and enduring mental health concerns.

You will be part of the Continuing Care Service and work alongside other teams as new supportive services within mental health come onboard.

The Nurse Unit Manager (Team Leader) - Continuing Care, as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services (MHS) National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, will provide leadership and direction in the strategic development and management of a comprehensive multidisciplinary community continuing care team (CCT).

As a member of the MHS South Group Management Committee work effectively in the implementation of strategic direction, review and evaluation of services, development of policies and improvement of business practices across the Southern area.

The Role:

  • Provide strategic leadership and management of a MHS multidisciplinary community CCT to ensure the provision of high quality, comprehensive, specialist mental health service within a specified regional area in accordance with the Continuing Care Stream Operational Service Model and related documentation. This includes leading and managing the coordination of overall patient care within the designated service.

  • Provide effective management of allocated human, physical and financial resources. This also includes planning, organisation, preparation and analysis of budgets, service resources and staff appointments.

  • Provide leadership and change management to facilitate the implementation of the new model of care as specified in the Continuing Care Stream Operational Service Model and related documentation and optimise outcomes for service consumers and their families/carers.

  • Ensure appropriate resources are met for intake, crisis response, assertive case management and regional group program requirements through the implementation and management of designated case allocation tools and evidence based best practice.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Location:

Mental Health Services - South

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Base Salary: $116,151 to $121,733 per annum + 10.5% superannuation

  • Please note that the successful applicant will be eligible to be paid a Community Mental Health Multidisciplinary Allowance.

  • Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service Agreement) 2019

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $750 per annum

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  • Relevant qualifications in Mental Health

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty

  2. Identification check

  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page maximum application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information (Contact Officer)

Anne Easther

Position: Allied Health Director - Mental Health Services South
Phone: (03) 6166 0825
E-mail:anne.easther@ths.tas.gov.au


Important Information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

Job Ad Reference 1084858
Date Listed 05 August 2022
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