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Nurse Unit Manager (Homeless Health Outreach Team/Transitional Recovery Service) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   2 views
Job Details

Please note: this role may be filled by a Team Leader as per attached Role Description.

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Nurse Unit Manager (Homeless Health Outreach Team/Transitional Recovery Service) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Lead the integration of the key objectives from the Strategic / Operational plans into service delivery
  • Integrate and operationalise key objectives and strategies for a work based culture that promotes and supports education, learning and research
  • Coordinate, formulate and direct policies relating to the provision of mental health care or disciplinary specific specialty services
  • Maintain high level interpersonal and communication skills with members of the multidisciplinary team, consumers and visitors to the service
  • Development a dynamic, flexible, resilient and skilled workforce through effective staff management and professional development opportunities

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • A Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registration
  • A Masters or higher qualification within Mental Health is highly desirable
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Driver Licence
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Temporary full time (12 months, with the possibility of extension)
  • Base salary$4 988.60 $5 205.30 per fortnight

About Us

The Homeless Health Outreach Team aims to provide comprehensive assessments, care management, coordination and clinical interventions for homeless persons in the community who are experiencing mental illness. This team also aims to provide an outreach service for people experiencing homelessness as a means of linking with people who are difficult to engage using traditional models of care. A successful outcome for this team is achieved when the person experiencing homelessness is able to maintain his or her mental health with appropriate assistance from community agencies once he or she is discharged from the service. The team services the entire Gold Coast Mental Health and Specialty Services (GCMHSS) catchment area.

The Transitional Recovery Service is structured across two programs of psychosocial support-the intensive Residential Treatment and Support program and the Capstone program. Based in Southport.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application byThursday, 29 September 2022.

Job Ad reference:GC443348

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.