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Residential Aged Care Facility Manager - Normanton

  • : Health Workforce Queensland
  • : 14-Aug-2018
  • : Normanton QLD 4890

Residential Aged Care Facility Manager vacancy - Normanton

Not-for-profit organisation delivering Residential, and in-home, Aged Care Services in remote and very remote areas of Queensland. Our service area covers over 30% of the state, incorporating 14 Local Government Areas and 40 communities. We are a dynamic and evolving organisation and are a leading advocate for rural, remote and very remote health care. Your new career awaits!

A full-time Facility Manager, responsible for the day to day operations of the Aged Person's Hostel, including the delivery of quality care, lifestyle and accommodation for residents and community aged care clients, is required in Normanton.
The Facility Manager will:

  • Provide nursing care to residential and community aged care recipients, in accordance with the Aged Care Act, and the appropriate Australian Aged Care Accreditation Standards;
  • Ensure adequate staffing through recruitment and rostering activities;
  • Oversee general operations of the facility including procurement, maintenance and kitchen cleaning and laundry functions;
  • Foster a positive workplace culture by means of a supportive and inclusive approach to HR issues;
  • Take responsibility for maintaining systems and processes that support accreditation standards for the residential aged care service and packaged care; and
  • Promote a culture of continuous quality improvement by identifying areas for improvement and supporting quality improvement activities.
About you You will be a capable and practical manager with the capacity to function at a very high level in isolated surroundings. You will be an effective team leader, keen to develop the skills and capacity of your staff, while maintaining sensitivity to diverse cultural issues. Your demonstrated flexibility, resilience and willingness to accept the challenges of living and working in remote Aboriginal communities will be pivotal to your success.

It is essential you possess high-level communication skills, along with an awareness of local health issues and the ability to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. Although not essential, prior experience working within an aged care environment would be highly regarded.
Registered Nurse qualifications with current AHPRA registration and a 'C' Class Driver's License are bothessential requirements.
If successful, you will receive an attractive remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications!
In addition, a range of further benefits will be provided, including:

  • Accommodation and electricity paid
  • Relocation assistance; and
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900 annually

Furthermore, you will have access to ongoing professional development opportunities, with high-level support from your leaders and colleagues.
If you're an experienced Aged Care Manager looking for a unique opportunity to expand your skills and experience Apply Now!

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role;
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check;
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply.
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