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Nurse Unit Manager

Apply now Job no: 562268
Work type: Full time
Location: Mitcham Private Hospital
Categories: Management, Nursing - Registered

Brand new opportunity for a Nurse Unit Manager to oversee our mental health services! Join our team now in this diverse position and access Ramsay’s employee benefits, discounts and rewards.


About the role

As an experienced Nurse Unit Manager, you will oversee our 21-bed adult mental health unit and 6-bed perinatal unit.

In this role you will coordinate the admissions and discharge processes of the departments, and the daily management of nursing staff and other human resources.

Keen to step up to a new challenge? We would love to hear from you!


Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset, with recent management, with experience in the mental health nursing specialty area.

You will have exceptional communication skills and a passion for delivering excellent client care and customer service.

Essential criteria;

  • Relevant qualifications and registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ post graduate nursing experience
  • Proven knowledge as a senior nurse or manager in a mental health setting
  • Management or relevant post-graduate specialty qualifications will be highly regarded.
  • Experience or exposure to managing clinical staff recruitment, rostering and performance management.
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage financial, human and capital resources



On offer is a base hourly rate of $64.48 + Superannuation based on qualifications and experience. Exclusive of penalties and allowances.


What’s in it for you?

Professional Advancement: Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs. Free access to LinkedIn Learning, education scholarships and the Ramsay Leadership Academy to support career progression.

Discounts: Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital cover and receive higher extras limits for things like General and Major Dental.

Health and Wellbeing: Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching and support.

Leisure/Social/Financial: Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing and more.


About Our Hospital

Mitcham Private Hospital is a fully accredited, 121 bed acute medical, surgical, maternity and mental health facility, providing for the healthcare needs of Melbourne’s outer eastern communities. Victoria Court is a new purpose built, 21 bed adult mental health unit, providing both adult inpatient and outpatient programs, as well as onsite private psychiatrist consulting rooms. The Perinatal Mental health unit is a boutique 6 bed unit to assist with all perinatal mental health admission needs for both antenatal and postnatal up to 12months post birth in a quiet and specialised environment.

The Hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety. Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at


How to apply

All applications must be lodged online.

Applicants lodged by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19 a vaccine approved by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases.

For any enquiries please contact: Kimberley Unthank via

Applications close: Tuesday the 27th of February 2024

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