Nurse Unit Manager


Remuneration/Salary Rates (may include superannuation and annual leave loading) (Grade) (Additional Information)

Remuneration up to $153,296 p.a.



Your opportunity

Are you an experienced and qualified nurse who is interested in seeking personal and career growth? Most importantly, do you have a genuine passion to support our community in rural and remote Queensland? Are you keen to experience ‘Outback’ Queensland, the Australian bilbies and huge night skies – then Charleville could be your next nursing adventure.

The Nurse Unit Manager practices with an advanced level of autonomy to provide nursing services within the rural/remote health service setting.

The Nurse Unit Manager is responsible for explicit portfolio content with a focus on clinical care/leadership, management, education and/or research. Nurse Unit Manager’s apply operational leadership and principals of clinical governance. Nurse Unit Manager’s operationalise the strategies that support a work-based culture that promotes and support education, learning, research and workforce development.

The very nature of what we do and who we are is the real opportunity. Providing health care in the bush is full of challenges, however, it remains the most rewarding of human experiences.

What we can do for you

Ultimately, we provide you a platform to leapfrog your career with more opportunities to experience a wider scope of practice with less competition due to location and population.

Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of nursing career advancement other than in rural and remote Queensland.

  • Accommodation assistance available!
  • Rural and remote area nursing incentive allowances available!
  • Join a healthcare team focused on delivering quality patient services!

Be a part of something bigger

South West Hospital and Health Service are part of Queensland Health and partner with many influential and leading organisations to boost partnerships and deliver world-class health care and services. We service an area of more than 310,000 square kilometres, are bordered by three states and cover 21% of Queensland. We provide services to a population of 26,000 via 26 healthcare facilities, consisting of Hospitals, Multipurpose Health Services, Community Clinics, Aged Care Facilities and General Practice Services.




Leanne Patton – 0427 031 761

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Closing Date

08 March 2023