Unit Nurse Manager

Listed 8 days Ago

  • Unit Nurse Manager
  • St Andrews,  Dunedin

Are you looking to progress into a leadership role? Has your life experience prepared you for something more?  

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse with a passion for older person's health to become our next Totara Unit Nurse Manager at our St Andrews Home and Hospital in Dunedin.   

About the Role

We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Care Workers and support staff working to provide the greatest level of care to our residents. Reporting to the Manager of St Andrews, you would be one of three Unit Nurse Managers working at St Andrews and be an integral member of the Management Team.

This full-time, permanent position is an exciting opportunity to use your management and clinical skills, to lead and develop the nursing and care teams in a busy dynamic environment. 

 Responsibilities include:

  • Providing sound clinical leadership to nursing and caring staff 
  • Promoting practice standards and behavior consistent with professional and legislative standards
  • Demonstrating sound people management, organizational and planning skills. 
  • Providing and supporting others in providing comprehensive nursing assessment to develop, deliver and evaluate a plan of care that supports the lives and wellbeing of older people living in this residential setting.

What We Offer

  • Being part of a well-known and highly respected charitable organisation
  • Opportunity to step into a leadership role
  • Joining a team that makes a real difference in people‚Äôs lives
  • Working with a team of passionate people
  • Personal growth and career development opportunities
  • Significant on-the-job training
  • Discounts with local businesses

About you

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Sounds clinical knowledge and skill
  • Post graduate experience is essential and experience in an aged care environment is an advantage
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including relationship and advocacy skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to manage complex and competing priorities effectively
  • Empathy, compassion, and patience 
  • The ability to work well within and lead a team
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail 
  • A current annual practicing certificate and be a NZ Registered Nurse
  • Good computer skills
  • Reasonable fitness and strength
  • Experience in care of older people is preferred, but not essential
  • If you are trained in use of the InterRAI assessment or assessing Careerforce papers, this would be an advantage. However, training would be provided. 

About us

Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) is a Charitable Trust established in 1906. Our Mission is to walk with people across the generations to create together places to live, learn, and thrive. We call out injustice and advocate for positive change. We operate a highly regarded network of 8 care homes across Otago and we provide many other community-based social support programmes.

Our services for older people are provided by Enliven. We create elder-centered communities where older people have companionship, meaningful activity, purpose, and fun in their lives.

Situated on a sunny site in South Dunedin, St Andrews is home to 78 residents supported at hospital, rest home and dementia level care. Our 3-year MOH certification is a testament to our quality of systems, processes, and living & working environments. At PSO, we value integrity, respect, courage, manaaki, and aroha. 

Join the team at St Andrews - To apply click "Apply Now". 

For further information contact Angela Ireland, Manager of St Andrews on 03 455 9881.

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancy could close prior to the closing date. 

If you have difficulty applying, please email recruitment@psotago.org.nz 

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