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Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Peacock 1 (523689)

Department of Health
Hospitals South
Hospitals Sth - CCDSAC&CS

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award/Registered Nurse, Grade 7b
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location:Level 1, Peacock Bldg, Repat

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

The Role:

The Nurse Unit Manager:

  • Provides leadership to Peacock 1, Peacock Building Repatriation Site, Royal Hobart Hospital.
  • Ensures the efficient and effective provision of care, based on clinical standards and best practice principles within a collaborative and multidisciplinary framework by coordinating the clinical, management, education and nursing research functions within Peacock 1. 
  • Leads and manages the coordination of overall patient care and is responsible for managing the allocated human, material and financial resources for service delivery within Peacock 1.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Site &Team:

  • Level 1, Peacock Building, Repatriation Centre
  • Peacock 1 is a 22 bed secure ward located on level 1 of the Peacock Building at the Repatriation Centre. P1 patients admitted fall under the specialities of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care. The unit is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team. 

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, day work position, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from 12 September 2022.

* Please note that actual hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: 

$116,151 - $121,733 per annum   Our Employer 10% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available: 

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $750 per annum 

Award:

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online.  Please click the "Apply" button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information Contact 

Ann Allanby

Assistant Director of Nursing - Aged, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care
Phone:  (03) 6166 6753
E-mail: ann.allanby@ths.tas.gov.au

 

Important Information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

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  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents as specified in each individual job vacancy notice.