Nurse Unit Manager – General Ward
Gippsland Southern Health Service

  • Jump start your nurse management career

  • Attractive remuneration package

  • Generous professional development opportunities

  • Relocation assistance available

Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) is a major provider of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire. With two main acute facilities based at Leongatha and Korumburra and two community health centres at Mirboo North and Tarwin Lower, GSHS offers a broad range of specialist, general, acute, subacute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

GSHS are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced nursing professional to join the team. Reporting to the Executive Director of Nursing, the Nurse Unit Manager’s primary purpose is to manage the General Ward, consisting of medical, surgical, midwifery and Urgent Care Services. The Nurse Unit Manager has a strong leadership role, exhibiting a keen understanding of the dynamic nature of the health sector and of clinical governance, an ability to instigate change, delegate responsibilities, encourage professional development and enhance the quality of nursing and midwifery practice.

To meet the requirements for the role you will hold current APHRA registration and:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • A leadership style that is strong, energetic and promotes a positive workplace culture
  • The knowledge and experience to implement management principles and cost effective resource management
  • Proven experience in quality, safety and risk management systems and processes

Full position details can be obtained from the website:

or contact Jo Lowday on: 0400158155.  To make an application you will be required to submit: a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria, your full CV and a completed HRS Application Form available on the HRS website. Applications can be made online or sent by email to:

Applications close: 9 December 2018