Unit Manager at Nurture Newlands

The Nurture Health Group requires a Unit Manager who will be based at Nurture Newlands in Cape Town reporting to the Facility Manager.

Experience And Qualifications / Training

  • Degree/ Diploma in General Nursing Science
  • Qualification in Nursing Management advantageous
  • Registration with SANC
  • Must have 5 years or more experience as a Senior Registered Professional Nurse in a clinical environment and / or experience as a Unit Manager
  • Experience in Private Health Sector
  • Valid driver’s licence and own transport

Key Competencies

  • Proven clinical leadership, management expertise with strong managerial and clinical skills required
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to display flexibility
  • Good interpersonal skills (consideration and diplomacy) with appreciation of diversity
  • Understanding of change management principles and management thereof
  • Clinical facilitation & assessment skills
  • Verbal & written communication skills and Computer proficiency
  • Problem solving, analysis & judgment (critical thinking)
  • Be willing to complete administrative duties
  • Able to interact and problem solve with clients including patients, families and external providers
  • Comfortable with being visible on the floor daily
  • Able to self-manage in a busy environment
  • Influencing & negotiation skills
  • Planning & organizing (including time management)
  • Stress tolerance
  • Conflict management skills
  • Self-management

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience and attributes, please submit your CV to Samantha at samanthat@havenhealth.net clearly marked “UNN” with three (3) contactable references. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a interdisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.