Director of nursing sample job ad

This sample job advertisement for a director of nursing has an accompanying director of nursing sample resume and director of nursing sample cover letter specifically written for the position to help you put together a winning job application.

Director of Nursing (DON) – Ref: 390AR

Coburg Hospital provides exceptional quality health care in a friendly setting. We are looking for a self-driven and experience DON to oversee the day-to-day management of our mental health ward and provide passionate leadership for their residents and staff as a part of a senior management team. The role of the DON is to work towards achieving the professional and organisational goals of the hospital and provide a high level of dynamic leadership and clinical skill.

Applicants must:

  • Have NSW Registered Nurse registration
  • Have an understanding of mental health accreditation processes
  • Have a minimum of three years working in the mental health environment
  • Have previously worked as a DON or DDON
  • Have previously worked as a DON or DDON
  • Have strong people skills
  • Want to be part of a happy and harmonious team
  • Place importance on fostering good resident and family relationships
  • Have a good understanding of continuous improvement, OHS and risk management

As an integral part of the management team you will be trained for the role and mentored with the potential to progress. If this sounds like you then please send your CV to Lauren Chan at

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