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Reference Number 14270
Position Title Centre Manager
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Organisation Aged Care Plus
Location Riverview Gardens Aged Care Plus Centre
Award/Enterprise Agreement Award Free
Position Summary



  • Warm and inviting Aged Care Centre - award winning not for profit organisation
  • Opportunity for an experienced Aged Care manager - be responsible for clinical and operational performance
  • Close knit management team and support from head office

Seeking an experienced and passionate leader with a background in aged care who is committed to best care outcomes for our residents.

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.

About the Role
We are seeking a team focused leader for our Riverview Gardens Aged Care Centre to join our group of passionate Centre Managers. You will ensure a homely and loving environment by providing care with compassion, integrity and dignity. Riverview Gardens is a warm and inviting aged care centre that offers all levels of care including short term respite and dementia care. The Centre has a long established history within the Ipswich community, and is renowned for providing outstanding person centred care. 

The Centre Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the centre, supported closely by an experienced Care Manager, Clinical Coordinators and a multidisciplinary team of care staff. Areas of responsibility include compliance, staff management, financial management, occupancy and ACFI elements to support the needs of our residents. You will be supported by, and collaborate with, our Support Services team and specialist professionals in aged care.
About You
To be successful in this role you will have:
An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
Unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse through AHPRA
Demonstrated financial management experience in successfully managing a large residential aged care home or similar.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal/communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to lead staff in the achievement of organisational goals and objectives within a team environment.
Knowledge of all relevant legislation, regulatory requirements, Professional Standards and Guidelines applicable to work role and willingness to work within same.
Demonstrated industry knowledge with emphasis on business performance including ACFI, occupancy, labour management and budget controls
A desire to maintain and improve standards whilst understanding the need for strong financial stewardship and business performance
Knowledge and understanding of administrative processes, systems and service delivery.
How to Apply
If you wish to bring your talents to a supportive but highly professional Centre 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 'Forgotten 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 Amy France on 02 9779 9433
Applications will be assessed upon receipt – apply today to ensure you don’t miss out!
Offers of employment will be subject to a national criminal history record check. Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia
Closing Date 14/05/2019
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.