Nurse Unit Manager – Halwyn Centre

Employer: Queensland Health

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 29 April 2020

Job Description:

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About the Service

The Halwyn Centre delivers comprehensive, individualised residential care to people with a high level of disability and whose families reside predominantly in the greater Brisbane region. Care recipients require ongoing care and support due to their significance physical, intellectual, communication, behavioural and development health related issues.  

About the Role

  • The purpose of this role is to demonstrate accountability at an advanced practice level for leadership, effective coordination, efficient management, and for the monitoring and development of nursing standards of practice within Halwyn. Lead and coordinate a nursing/midwifery team and/or healthcare team and oversee and provide clinical support or relevant expertise.
  • Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. As a Metro North employee you will
benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive
workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here:


Applicants are to apply online. If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.




Name: Trish Turner

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