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Nursing Unit Manager - Wodonga

  • Seeking a Nursing Unit Manager Level 1
  • Temporary Full-time – Tresillian Albury-Wodonga
  • Reference Number: Tresillian 30/2024
  • Vaccination Category: CAT A
  • Employment Status: Temporary Full-time 
  • Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Agreement 2017
  • Location: Tresillian Albury-Wodonga

about the role

  • Are you passionate about Child and Family Health?
  • Do you want a job that engages with all of your skills and aspirations and delivers therapeutic programs in a way that truly make a difference to parents with young children?
  • Do you want to work with the largest Child and Family Health organisation with sites across NSW, Victoria and the ACT?
  • If so then Tresillian would like to hear from you.

Tresillian is currently recruiting for a dynamic Nursing Unit Manager to join the Albury-Wodonga team.

The Nursing Unit Manager is the most senior person on site and is supported by the multidisciplinary senior clinical and executive team at Tresillian based at Tresillian Belmore. 

Tresillian is excited to offer this opportunity for an experienced Child and Family Health Nurse to join the Albury-Wodonga team. The Nursing Unit Manager (NUM) will be pivotal to the coordination of client care, centre management and leadership of the Family Care Centre team to ensure the delivery of high-quality care for families experiencing early parenting difficulties. 

The successful applicant will utilise their partnership skills to engage stakeholders including partner organisations and referral agents. They will possess strong contemporary child and family health nursing skills and have a clinical client load for part of the time. Professional development and reflective practice will be provided as part of the wrap-around support for those new to management, to enable you to achieve your aspirational career goals.

The NUM is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the Centre. The NUM takes overall responsibility for the standard of client care in the centre and is pivotal to the coordination of client care, centre management and leadership of the nursing profession to ensure the delivery of high-quality client care and efficient use of resources. The position will also provide clinical leadership and have a clinical client load for part of the time.

about Tresillian

The Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies, trading as Tresillian, was formed in 1918 to coordinate early child and maternal health care services in New South Wales (NSW). Tresillian is now the largest early child and family health and parenting service in Australia, operating from four sites in metropolitan Sydney and numerous regional and rural sites supporting service provision to families across NSW, Victoria and ACT.

Tresillian is a Certified Child Safe Leader and is dedicated to creating a workplace environment where children’s rights are recognised and championed.

Tresillian provides local and state-wide services including: health and parenting assessments; parenting advice; education; and, support to families via a range of service delivery models including centre based day programs, home visiting, telephone, internet and residential services. In addition, Tresillian provides education, training and consultancy across a range of sectors including within the health care service and higher education. For further information on Tresillian, please visit our website

Selection Criteria:

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria 

  • Registered Nurse (Current Registration or eligible for registration with AHPRA) with further qualification in Child & Family Health.
  • Postgraduate management qualifications or working towards the same; or experience in leadership or management roles in a health setting with a proven ability to manage, supervise and provide leadership to the team; and demonstrate sound judgment in decision-making. 
  • Considerable experience in contemporary Child & Family Health.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate resolutions and manage conflict; creating and maintaining a positive workplace culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate clinical services and facilitate continuous improvements.
  • Demonstrate high level and effective written and verbal, communication utilizing Information and Communications Technology appropriately.
  • Experience in developing and/ or implementing organisational change programs.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills including the capacity to set priorities and work to deadlines. 

What We Offer: 

  1. Generous salary packaging up to $15,900 per FBT year and Meal & Entertainment on top of this amount utilising an additional $2,650 (as a Not-for-profit and registered Health Promotion Charity). 
  2. Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs, including access to study leave, extended child and family health practice skills for clinicians and a biannual Tresillian conference. 
  3. Access to our free and confidential Employee Assistance Program. 
  4. Access to Fitness Passport for eligible staff. 
  5. Applicants who currently work within NSW Health or another Affiliated Health Organisation may be able to transfer their service and leave entitlements to Tresillian.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website here.

Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with Tresillian is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation History Complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2024_015. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the Policy Directive.

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For further enquiries regarding the position or a copy of the job description please contact: Operational Nurse Manager - Regional I Ms Rachael McLean I Tresillian Family Care I Phone: (02) 6624 0380 | Mobile: 0428 152 217 | Email: [email protected] using the subject line: Nursing Unit Manager - Wodonga enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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