Position Details
Reference Number 35681
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Williamstown Hospital
Position Summary

Position Title

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

We are seeking a Registered Nurse with current acute nursing experience and leadership experience to join the Emergency Department at Williamstown.

We are seeking an RN with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills who is interested in a leadership role.


  • Lead, support, direct and motivate employees in the provision of high quality, evidence based and culturally sensitive patient care in accordance with the care model of the ward/unit and Western Health as a whole
  • Facilitate and perform nursing interventions within professional standards and boundaries as described by the relevant professional bodies/industry standards and ensure all employees adhere to the same standards
  • Evaluate the quality of service provision through the comparison of patient outcomes against key performance indicators relevant to the specialised nature of the clinical area
  • Supervise employees and act appropriately to immediately manage any behaviour that does not 

Essential Criteria

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing qualification or equivalent
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Possess a relevant Post Graduate qualification or relevant clinical experience
  • Demonstrate skills in the relevant nursing/midwifery specialty
  • Demonstrate effective management skills appropriate to the Associate Nurse Unit Manager role
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills both written and verbal


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Emergency experience >3 years In charge experience Post graduate desirable.
Contact Person Silvia Lazarevska
Contact Number 93930183
Closing Date 25/11/2019
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