Director of Nursing – Manangatang Campus

An exciting opportunity exists for an exceptional Director of Nursing to join our management team. In this role you will showcase your leadership skills and strategic expertise overseeing the operational and clinical aspects of our 12 bed facility comprising of Aged Care residents. In this leadership role you will report to the Executive Director of Nursing and you will have a care team working under you. As the Director of Nursing you will provide management to the facility, ensure compliance with regulatory standards, legislation and accreditation standards. You will oversee clinical operations, promote evidence based practice, monitor resident health and mentor a skilled team.

Who are we?

Robinvale District Health Service (RDHS) is a vibrant and dynamic Multi-Purpose Health Service (MPS). We provide flexible and coordinated health care services for communities in Victoria’s accessible Outback – we work in northwest Victoria, and parts of New South Wales. We provide aged care, sub-acute and allied health services on a primary care model that meets our communities’ health needs across the lifespan.  We work holistically and we empower individuals, families and communities to take charge of their own health.

Benefits on offer:

  • Salary packaging/novated leasing
  • Assistance with accommodation/relocation
  • Professional development support
  • Free parking
  • Discounted health insurance
  • A culture that promotes work-life balance

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous management experience
  • Understanding of scope of practice in line with relevant registration
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently.
  • Demonstrate excellent patient centred care
  • The ability to produce high quality documentation
  • Clear police and Working with Children’s check
  • Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination

Applicants require a current Working Rights Visa status or Permanent Residency.

About Manangatang:

Manangatang is nestled in the heart of sheep and wheat country. Here in Manangatang we nourish community life, build relationships, support family and friends and enjoy all things that are important to people living in small rural communities. Living and working in Manangatang offers you an opportunity to be part of a friendly community where you will feel welcomed and safe. The town is supported with services of Post Office, Café-Take Away, Motel/Hotel and Agricultural Businesses. Manangatang P-12 College provides education to students from Foundation through to Year 12 and the Manangatang Pre School operates for children aged 3 and 4.  Our sporting facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, 18 hole golf course, lawn bowls, sports and recreation grounds hosting football, netball and other sporting events. Manangatang is home to the Manangatang Cup an annual horse racing event held in October every year. Manangatang is a hub of horticultural and agricultural activity and is a rural township in North-west Victoria, 70km north-west of Swan Hill and 56km to Robinvale. The region is serviced by quality highways, rail, bus and air services. You can enjoy a healthy lifestyle as you relax in the country with long, warm summers, crisp, clear winters and plenty of fresh produce grown nearby.

Find out more or apply:
RDHS People & Culture Department
Phone: (03) 5051 8189

Closing Date: until position filled

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