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Reference Number 14252
Position Title Care Manager | Clinical Manager | Aged Care | Chapel Hill, Brisbane
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Organisation Aged Care Plus
Location The Cairns Aged Care Plus Centre
Award/Enterprise Agreement Award Free
Position Summary


  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Inspiring hands-on leader - manage a multi-disciplinary care team
  • Leading not for profit aged care provider - access to salary packaging


Are you a Registered Nurse, with strong clinical skills and broad managerial competency, wanting to take your career to the next level?  


About Us

The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and approximately 480 Commonwealth Home Care Packages. As a leading faith based organisation, we take a person centred approach to care and are committed to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each of our care recipients. At The Salvation Army we have a heart for people – a deep and powerful need to care for others. Our Better Practice and other international awards are a testament to the importance we place on providing the best care.   


About the Role

We currently have a vacancy for a Care Manager at our Cairns Aged Care Centre, a warm and inviting home to 128 residents, located in Chapel Hill, Brisbane. 

In the role of Care Manager, you will be an advocate for clinical excellence and be willing to ensure a homely and loving environment by providing care with compassion, integrity and dignity.  Reporting to and working closely with an experienced Centre Manager, this position is an oppoprtunity to demonstrate and develop your people management skills in a senior clinical role.  The position will also hold accountability for, and consideration of the budgetary, continuous improvement, statuary requirements and human resource needs of the organisation.

Working with a passionate clinical team, you will be a mentor and hands on leader willing to share your expertise to ensure excellence in care for our residents and to encourage the development of other future leaders.  You will be supported by an experienced Centre Manager who will work closely with you, while giving you the autonomy to oversee clinical governance within the centre.


About You

To be successful in this role, ideally you will have:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote, support and model the values and ethos of The Salvation Army and to facilitate pastoral support where required
  • Previous experience in a clinical management role, Aged Care experience preferred
  • Understanding of Aged Care legislation and industry accreditation standards 
  • Knowledge of ACFI and experience in optimising funding relvant to resident care needs
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with all stakeholders including residents, families and staff as well as external 
  • Hands on leader with a “can do” attitude - willingness and ability to lead by example
  • Passionate, resilient and proactive leader
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical expertise - be an advocate for clinical excellence and promote continuous improvement
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and be part of a team
  • Current unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency


How to Apply

If you wish to bring your talents to a supportive but highly professional aged care community, please apply online, following the steps below:


External Applicants

1. Click the 'Apply Now' button

2. Click the 'Register & Apply' button to complete the online form and application

Current Salvation Army Employees

1. Click the Apply Now button

2. Click 'Login & Apply' button 

3. If you do not have a password, click the 'Forgotton password or username' link.

4. Enter your payslip email address and follow the prompts (If you experience difficulties, please contact your local HR team.)


Applications must include a current resume and cover letter addressing your suitability against the position selection criteria.


For further information please contact Esther Andrews on 07 3379 9800

Applications will be assessed upon receipt and we will interview as soon as we have a suitable shortlist - apply today to avoid missing out!

Offers of employment will be subject to a national criminal history record check and evidence of current unrestricted AHPRA nursing registration. Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

Contact Person Esther Andrews
Closing Date 16/05/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.