Nurse Unit Manager - Child Inpatient Mental Health Unit

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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Service

The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children's Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have complex mental health needs.

CYMHS works collaboratively and in a recovery-oriented way with infants, children and young people and their families. This means we recognise and help build on individual and family strengths for better health and wellbeing. By working together, we support children, young people and families to get back on track to reach their optimal mental health.

CYMHS has a number of teams across the Greater Brisbane and Pine Rivers regions. We serve our local communities, and we outreach across Queensland through some of our specialist programs. We provide community and hospital based services, outreach and telepsychiatry programs, early intervention, forensic and other specialty services.

Each year CYMHS takes pride in providing quality mental health services to more than 2500 Queensland children and young people, and their families.

Your Opportunity:

The Nurse Unit Manager is a clinical manager, accountable at an advanced practice level for the coordination of clinical practice and the provision of human and material resources within a defined unit or area.  The Nurse Unit Manager provides leadership and direction to nursing staff and is responsible for the facilitation and provision of safe, quality and cost-effective nursing care consistent with contemporary standards and best practice within the unit or area.

  • Practice in line with National Mental Health policies, clinical reform initiatives and practice standards.
  • Provide ethical decision making in the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Provide nursing leadership in the paediatric / adolescent multi-disciplinary environment utilising the principles of contemporary human, material and financial resource management.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of contemporary nursing practice and theory and participate directly or indirectly in the delivery of clinical care.
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge and the ability to apply relevant legislation, guidelines and standards to ensure clinical practice is evidence based to facilitate positive outcomes.

 What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here ( http://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/work-for-us/ ).

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.




10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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