Position Details
Reference Number 33412
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Temporary Part Time
Location Footscray Hospital
Position Summary

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 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative Associate Nurse Unit Manager interested in a role in a General Medicine, Nephrology and Endocrinology ward at Footscray Hospital.


  • Working collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and policies
  • Promote ongoing learning and education for all staff in the unit

Essential Criteria

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing qualification or equivalent
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Possess excellent clinical and organisation skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Nephrology experience high desirable


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.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check. 

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Joanne Kha
Contact Number 83456049
Closing Date 16/01/2020
Position Description PD ANUM 2B 2020.docx
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