NUM Grade 4 - Mental Health and AoD

Job Title: NUM Grade 4 - Mental Health and AoD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Darwin, Northern Territory
Salary: Award and benefits
Start Date: As negotiated
Reference: BBBH57_1606203981
Contact Name: Danielle Wallace
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 24, 2020 18:46

Job Description

Nursing Unit Manager - Grade 4
Mental Health and AoD

Are you a high level experienced Mental Health and AoD Clinical Leader, A/NUM or Senior Mental Health Registered Nurse (RN) looking for career progression and/or a sea change?

  • Wallace Street Recruitment is looking for an experienced Mental Health and AoD RN for this newly created role, at this brand new, 18 bed Mental Health Unit opening in early 2021, in Darwin
  • Working within this newly built Mental Health and AoD Unit, you will report directly to the General Manager/Director of Nursing for the operational management
  • You will be the lead for your team, clinical excellence and will be engaged with other teams and stakeholders
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed team to cater to mental health and AoD needs across the region and within the Northern Territory

Essential Criteria:

  • Current AHPRA Registration - Registered Nurse
  • 5 years of senior mental health and AoD experience - a highly experienced clinician
  • Post graduate certificate and/or Diploma in Mental Health/AoD or, working towards same
  • Demonstrated leadership accountability
  • A thorough understanding of ACHS principles, processes and procedures
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills, including computer skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Leadership and management qualification and/or experience in a nursing management role - for example A/NUM or CNS level
  • Experience in project work


  • An opportunity to join and work with a passionate team, focused on delivering mental health, alcohol and other drug related excellence in care, to a new service on the grounds of a highly respected hospital, in a growing regional community
  • The location of the role and career progression opportunities
  • Ongoing education and research opportunities
  • Attractive salary and benefits, including relocation support and package, for a qualified, self-motivated, senior Mental Health and AoD professional AHPRA Registered Nurse

For a private and confidential conversation regarding this role with Wallace Street Recruitment, please contact Danielle or Zoё on +61 (02) 9168 8006 or mobile +61 (0) 499 024 422 -