NUM - Mental Health Public New 2100006L Requisition # 3 days ago Post Date Exceptional and unique opportunity to lead and develop a team delivering exceptional care in a 20 bed Public Mental Health unit Consolidate skills in business development and resource management. Tertiary qualifications in Mental Health/Management and Leadership is desirable. NUM Level 2 - Permanent full time Are you ready to take the next step in your career, and be part of a progressive and quality focused leadership team? Supported by the Mental Health Service Manager, Northern Beaches Hospital is currently looking for an experienced, person focused and progressively minded Nurse Unit Manager to lead our team on our 20 bed public adult mental health unit As the Nursing Unit Manager you will make an impact by providing day to day operational direction for the Adult Acute mental health ward ensuring efficient and effective management. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the ward. You will have an opportunity to shape your own team. Treatment & care follows the principles of patient-centred care and implementing a contemporary Recovery model of care across the Mental Health Service with active involvement from family & carers, an unrestrictive, safe environment, multidisciplinary approach to interventions, with holistic & self-care where possible and ongoing support through community services. You will: 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 multidisciplinary 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 public mental health setting An experienced Manager with a passion for developing talent within the team, you will also possess the following skills and attributes : Current Registration with AHPRA Formal management qualifications or working towards is preferred 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 To Apply: All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button to lodge an application (applications should include cover letter, CV and 2 current work-related referees). Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and a NSW Working with Children’s Check, prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
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