Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) - Specialist Palliative Care Service (502891)

Nursing, Executive/Management Roles

Posted: 10 Nov 2023

Location: North West Tasmania

The North West Specialist Palliative Care Service is a growing community based consultative service, providing community client care and hospital and aged care in-reach services.

The Role

  • Pro­vides lead­er­ship to the Spe­cial­ist Pal­lia­tive Care Team in the North West Region;
  • Ensures the effi­cient and effec­tive pro­vi­sion of client care, based on clin­i­cal stan­dards and best prac­tice prin­ci­ples with­in a col­lab­o­ra­tive and mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary frame­work by coor­di­nat­ing the clin­i­cal, man­age­ment, edu­ca­tion and research func­tions with­in the Spe­cial­ist Pal­lia­tive Care Service;
  • Leads and man­ages the coor­di­na­tion of over­all client care and is respon­si­ble for man­ag­ing the allo­cat­ed human, mate­r­i­al and finan­cial resources for ser­vice deliv­ery and
  • Man­ages projects, and/​or research to eval­u­ate process­es and clin­i­cal out­comes to ensure ser­vices with­in the Spe­cial­ist Pal­lia­tive Care Ser­vice are con­sumer focused and stream­line the tran­si­tion of the client from the acute to pri­ma­ry care set­ting with­in a mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team environment.

Note: — Please refer to the State­ment of Duties for a full list of the duties. 

The Ser­vice

The North West Spe­cial­ist Pal­lia­tive Care Ser­vice is a grow­ing com­mu­ni­ty based con­sul­ta­tive ser­vice, pro­vid­ing com­mu­ni­ty client care and hos­pi­tal and aged care in-reach services.

The mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team which con­sists of med­ical, nurs­ing, allied health and admin­is­tra­tion dis­ci­plines pro­vide pal­lia­tive care advice, edu­ca­tion and sup­port to health­care providers across North West Tasmania.

The team man­age the care of pal­lia­tive clients and their fam­i­lies when com­plex symp­tom man­age­ment and sup­port is required.

The team work across diverse care envi­ron­ments includ­ing inpa­tient, com­mu­ni­ty and Res­i­den­tial Aged Care Facil­i­ties — work­ing close­ly with GP’s, con­sul­tants, com­mu­ni­ty nurs­ing ser­vices, hos­pi­tal staff and those work­ing in aged care to ensure an inte­grat­ed pal­lia­tive approach with improved client and car­er outcomes.

Details of Appointment

Per­ma­nent, full time, day work­er posi­tion work­ing 76 hours per fortnight

*notwith­stand­ing hours may be nego­ti­at­ed with the suc­cess­ful applicant

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

Salary: $111, 784 — $118, 064 per annum + 11% super­an­nu­a­tion + Access to Salary Packaging

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion about how to apply please vis­it our website: Tas­man­ian Gov­ern­ment Jobs 


For Enquiries:

Bron­wyn Miles

Posi­tion: Direc­tor of Nursing 
Phone: (03) 6478 6160
E‑mail: bronwyn.​miles@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au

About North West Tasmania

NW Tas­ma­nia is way too beau­ti­ful with stun­ning beach­es, tons of nation­al parks and World Her­itage sites. Very afford­able lifestyle with fan­tas­tic prop­er­ties in idyl­lic loca­tions at a frac­tion of the cost com­pared to Australia’s cap­i­tal cities. You are close to every­thing and dri­ve home from work is def­i­nite­ly over in a few min­utes, so you have a bet­ter work life bal­ance. Traf­fic jam is not a com­mon term in Tas­ma­nia. Liv­ing in Tas­ma­nia offers you access to prime organ­ic pro­duce, true farm­ers’ mar­kets, a mul­ti­tude of food fes­ti­vals and so much more. 

Please vis­it http://​www​.makeit​tas​ma​nia​.com​.au and www​.dis​cover​tas​ma​nia​.com​.au