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Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health

Apply now Job no: 508984
Work type: Full time
Location: Hillcrest - Rockhampton Private Hospital
Categories: Management



  • Permanent full time
  • Key leadership role
  • Grow your career across Ramsay’s network!


We are looking for an individual with a passion for quality patient care and invite local and interstate applicants to take on this rewarding opportunity to join a hospital that prides itself on exceeding Ramsay’s high standard of care.


The Nurse Unit Manager (Mental health) role is a Permanent Full-time (76 hours per fortnight) role available for experienced senior nurses.


About the Role

An opportunity exists in our Archerview Clinic (mental health clinic) for a Registered Nurse with strong managerial and leadership qualities to lead a professional team specialising in Mental Health.

The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating practices, processes and services within the department to ensure improved patient outcomes. The role requires working with and supporting other managers in achieving excellence in care delivery in line with best practice and legislative requirements. The position is accountable for the efficient and effective management of staff within the department.

This fast paced and highly rewarding role reports to the Director of Clinical Services.

Archerview Clinic is a 24-bed voluntary unit that provides services for patients requiring treatment for Mental Health disorders including; Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia and Psychotic disorders.  Archerview Clinic also provides day programs including; Anxiety Treatment, Recovery and Relapse Prevention and Mood Disorders. ECT & TMS also provided both as inpatient and outpatient service.

You will also be supported and guided by a close knit team to ensure a high level of quality patient care is delivered in line with the care values and strategic direction of the Hospital and Ramsay Health Care.


About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting either as a Clinical/Nursing Manager in a similar department or as a senior nurse wanting to step into a management role. You will have exceptional communication skills and have the ability to inspire, motivate and mentor your team. You will be a leader with a passion for seeing your team members succeed and grow while bringing a passion for a high level of patient care and service.


Essential Requirements:

  • Current RN Registration with AHPRA
  • Post Graduate Mental Health Qualification



  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a similar mental health setting
  • Proven knowledge as a senior Nurse or Manager in a similar mental health setting
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering and performance management.



On offer is a Full-Time salary ranging from;


  • $115,061.88 -$123,895.20 + Superannuation per annum based on experience level.


About the Organisation

Hillcrest – Rockhampton Private Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the Central Queensland region for our high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.

The 66 bed hospital includes:  Surgical and medical wards, with a day surgery admission lounge and also a Mental health Ward – Archerview Clinic.

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email Robyn Abraham – Director of Clinical Services, at -



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