- The opportunity of a lifetime, is now on your doorstep
- Provide positive health outcomes at Australia’s largest corrections centre
- Lead with integrity and embed evidence based solutions
You are a respectful and passionate health leader who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do. You believe in progressive, evidence based solutions to primary health services and are an advocate for innovation. Your prior experience directing and supervising health care services means that you are intuitive to the needs of large complex environments. Leading diverse, multi-disciplinary teams is something you thrive on as well as developing capability and delivering exceptional outcomes.
About the Role
Reporting to the General Manager and leading a team of Nurse Unit Managers, you will be responsible for the overall management of health services delivered at the Clarence Correctional Centre. You will provide effective leadership and management whilst embedding both clinical and corporate governance frameworks. You will implement systems, processes and effective risk management to ensure an efficient functioning practice to deliver appropriate standards of care to inmates from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Post graduate qualification in Healthcare Management, Business Administration, Practice Management or related discipline.
- Experience in a senior line management role in a Healthcare Centre or Clinical Nursing Practice within an institutional environment or equivalent.
- Experience planning, co-ordinating, directing and supervising health care services.
- Proven experience in managing the professional standard of nursing care, preferably within a correctional or institutional facility.
- An understanding of the needs leading people from different ethnic, cultural and lifestyle backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
- A thorough understanding of the needs in providing appropriate health care services within a correctional environment and adapting services where appropriate to support patients’ needs from different ethnic, cultural, lifestyle backgrounds and gender.
This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role.
At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day.
We have been operating correctional services in Australia for almost 15 years. As a prison operator, safety and security is always our first priority and the new Clarence Correctional Centre is no exception. Due to open mid-2020, this 1,700-bed state-of-the-art facility will be the largest correctional centre in Australia. To learn more please visit www.serco.com/clarence.
If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.
We are committed to diversity and we encourage people from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse and people with disabilities to apply.