Position Details
Reference Number 33280
Position Title Associate Nurse Unit Manger - Banksia Ward
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Banksia Ward


Employment: Full time or part time, fixed term to 02/08/2020

Salary:            $97,770.40 - $101,056.80

Location:        Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital


The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Ward

Banksia ward is a part of the RCH Mental Health department. Banksia is a 16-bed inpatient ward where young people aged 12 to 18 years receive assessment, care and treatment for a range of mental health concerns. The Banksia ward uses a multidisciplinary team approach in assessment and care delivery for young people and their families. Banksia provides a ward based program within a therapeutic environment that will ensure the young people feel supported and have success in achieving their recovery goals. Banksia ward is committed to providing a contemporary, evidence-based and research orientated work place, to provide optimal mental health care for young people and their families.  


The Position:

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager’s role is to support the ward and Nurse Unit Manager by providing management of and leadership to staff, ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care provided by staff is consistent with RCH and Australian Nurses and Midwifery Council standards through comprehensive, safe and evidence-based practice to facilitate optimal health outcomes. 


As an ANUM you will lead by example. Using your advanced clinical knowledge, you will be crucial in supporting the development of the nursing team on your unit, ensuring the delivery of excellent patient and family centred care in a team focused environment. 


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). 
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP).
  • Post Graduate qualification in Mental Health Nursing
  • Recent Paediatric experience.

Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.


Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Emma Barker
Contact Number 93459608
Contact Email emma.barker@rch.org.au
Closing Date 28/06/2019
Position Description 2019.05.03 - PD - ANUM - Banksia.pdf