Published January 6, 2022
Last Modified January 6, 2022
Western Health
Gordon Street, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
January 27, 2022

Job Description

The Western Health Drug Health Services Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) provides a supportive and safe inpatient environment over a 3 month period for people aged 18 years and over requiring a client-centred, recovery oriented dual diagnosis rehabilitation program.  The therapeutic and educational program offered will support and promote positive lifestyle choices.  Linkages to post rehabilitation community based programs and services are a key component of the DDRC program.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager fulfils the roles and responsibilities of a registered nurse demonstrating expert knowledge and skills while assuming a prominent management focus in the DDRC.  The ANUM is an integral member of the DDRC management team, assisting the NUM in the course of their duties to ensure a provision of nursing care that is excellent in quality and consistently client centred while achieving operational management of the clinical environment.

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.