NDIS Community Connections Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Government of South Australia

Department for Health and Wellbeing
Job reference: 774507
Location: 5606 – PORT LINCOLN
Job status: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Community Health, Port Lincoln
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $105,002 – $113,633 p.a (pro rata) – Ongoing P/T (64 hours per fortnight) – RN/RM2

NDIS Community Connections Associate Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for the provision of an efficient and effective clinical services to the NDIS Community Connections programs for Eyre & Far North Community Health.

NDIS Community Connections Associate Nurse Unit Manager applies clinical experience, specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services appropriate to the needs of the local community.

Provide nursing services in a variety of health service settings which has been consolidated by experience and/or further study with staff at this level developing from competent to proficient practitioners.
Accepts accountability for their own practice standards, activities delegated to others and the guidance and development of less experienced staff.

Provide support to the Team Leader, Coordinators and program Managers.

Employees in this role will undertake a portfolio within which they will:

Promote continuity and consistency of care in collaboration with other AN/MUM and the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent;

Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in the implementation of practice changes; and

Assist the Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager or equivalent in undertaking ward/unit/service management responsibilities, eg. Performance management processes, recruitment, staffing, leave management, rostering, work allocation and attendance management; financial and supplies planning and monitoring.

You must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate, with at least 3 years post registration experience or currently classified as a Clinical Nurse/Midwife.

This is a part time vacancy, working 64 hours per fortnight and salary will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below.

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Government of South Australia