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Clinical Nurse Manager - Shark Bay

Silver Chain
  • Business hours with some flexibility  
  • Based at the beautiful location of Shark Bay
  • Lead your team to deliver the best experience  of care to our clients reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager  (CNM)
  • Fixed term for 12 months with possibility of extension

About the role

The role of Clinical Nurse Consultant Manager for the Shark Bay Health Centre is  a wonderful opportunity for a seasoned manager or indeed an emerging manager to lead a small health care team in an unique location .

This is a new role so the ability to shape the role and the service you lead is a fabulous opportunity that will be rewarding but also at times challenging.

This position is full time and is offered on a fixed term contract basis for 12 months

About the Shark Bay Health Centre

  • Health Centre is open from 0830 to 1630 Mon to Fri-provides a full range of health care (Primary Care Model)
  • Afterhours emergency service provided
  • Team of four staff -two remote area nurses and two office assistants
  • WA Country Health Service provides emergency telehealth and general practitioner services 

As an integral part of the Silver Chain Leadership team, you will;

  • You will manage the overall day to day operation of the services and staff
  • Use your clinical knowledge and expertise to lead, manage and support staff to achieve and deliver safe, effective and high-quality care in line with the Silver Chain standards.
  • Have responsibility for day-to-day clinical and operational decisions including but not limited to client & employee issues, resource needs, advice within the police & procedures, contracts and governance supported by the CNCM
  • Oversee the Shark Bay operational budgets
  • Be client facing when needed , including some on call
  • On call is shared with two other nursing staff 

About you

We are looking for an experienced /emerging Leader with strong clinical skills .


  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Clinical Nursing experience in emergency or critical care areas
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and support clinical teams
  • A flexible approach together with decision making, negotiation, influencing and advanced problem-solving skills
  • Highly developed communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Current Australian drivers’ licence


  • Previous experience in like role
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field

Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.


  • Fantastic overall package including base salary, on call allowance, recall payment – plus salary      packaging of up to $15,899 per annum
  • Qualifications allowance - Eligible employees with a post graduate qualification will receive an additional annual  amount as a percentage of their base salary
  • Subsidised furnished Accommodation and utilities
  • 5 weeks annual leave – pro rata.  Option to purchase leave also (up to 2 additional weeks)
  • Comprehensive Silver Chain induction and orientation program  before you start your post at Shark Bay.
  • Relocating from interstate?  Eligible applicants, may have their relocation costs covered

How to apply

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Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted. 

About Silver Chain

Silver Chain (SC) is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers delivering care both in the community and in peoples own homes.

In Western Australia SC operates 12 Remote Nursing Health Centres.

Over the past year, we have delivered nationally more than 700,000 hours of care through our health care services, helping almost 65,000 people confidently live the lives they choose. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.

At Silver Chain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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