Director of Nursing


If you are experienced in delivering high level contemporary strategic, operations and professional nursing leadership and management then this role may be for you!

  • Salary: $172 320 per annum
  • Permanent full time
  • Garden City Office Park, Eight Mile Plains

About the organisation

An exciting opportunity exists in the role of Director of Nursing (DON) within Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS). MSAMHS provides inpatient, hospital-based and community mental health and community alcohol and drug services for all age groups at a number of campuses across Metro South Health.

Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population.

Our ICARE² values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

About the role

In your role as Director of Nursing you will provide the coordination of and be accountable for service delivery, human and material management, expertise in the health care team, communication and highly developed data analysis and fiscal management to deliver safe, quality, effective and efficient healthcare provision. The position also shapes corporate and clinical governance in partnership with the MSAMHS executive team. The DON works collaboratively and supports the Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery (EDNM) strategic direction, vision and health service priorities and may have delegated responsibilities to support the role.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic, and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.


We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South here: 

Close date: 14 October 2022

Point of contact: 

Linda Hipper
(07) 3156 9800

Job Ad Reference: MS10445351


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