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Associate Nurse Unit Manager | Palliative Care Melbourne VIC

St Vincent's Health Australia

St Vincent's Health Australia Melbourne VIC Australia

3 weeks ago

Job Description:
• Based in our beautiful new facility in Kew
• Night Duty - 24 hours per week
• Supportive team environment

About The Role

As ANUM, you will be a clinical leader within the nursing team and work as a delegate of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM). You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of evidence based nursing care to our palliative patient cohort and providing oversight of the daily operations of the department.

• Leading and supporting the nursing team to ensure an excellent standard of patient care is delivered in accordance with the values of St Vincent's Health
• Supporting the NUM with the daily operations of the ward including patient flow, staffing, rostering and resource management.
• Participate in quality activities as per portfolio.
• Actively be involved in risk management and safety
• Being a positive role model/mentor and contributing to a supportive team culture.

If you are a dynamic and passionate palliative care nurse who is seeking... a leadership role, we would love to hear from you.

Classifications for this position will range from YW11 – YW12 ($103,724.20 - $107, 213.60 per annum pro rata)

Your Contribution
• Bachelor of Nursing degree with AHPRA registration
• Experience in palliative care nursing - minimum 3 years in specialty area.
• Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain
• Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
• Postgraduate cert/dip in palliative care or working towards desirable but not essential

What We Offer
• Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
• Employee Assistance Program
• Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
• CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
• Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
• Career development & advancement encouraged
• Culture of continuous improvement

About Caritas Christi

Caritas Christi, Kew is a specialist palliative care unit caring for patients with a life limiting illness who may also have multiple medical co-morbidities. The focus of care is interdisciplinary, holistic and supportive to provide excellence in end of life care, symptom management and complex discharge planning. Our team have now settled into our new purpose built facility set against the backdrop of the Yarra river and bush surrounds. The unit has initially opened to 18 beds with the capacity to increase to 26 in the future.

Working at St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.


Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

Review the following documents:

JR130319_PD - ANUM Caritas Christi 2023.pdf

Contact Details:

NUM Angela Baird | [email protected]

Alternate Contact:

Closing Date:

17 May 2023 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

For further information, visit or get in contact at [email protected]

View Reconciliation Action Plan

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