Residential Aged Care Facility Manager (Registered Nurse)

Normanton, QLD |

Salary package circa $100,000+ comprising of a base salary (negotiable with experience), super and salary packaging.

NWRH now has two (2) full-time opportunities for Facility Managers to be based in Normanton or Mornington Island.

As a Facility Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Aged Person's Hostel, including the delivery of quality care, lifestyle and accommodation for NWRH residents and community aged care clients.

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.

Skills and Experience:

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 both essential requirements

How to apply:
Please go to ‘Work for Us’ on our website

Starting date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Closing date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018
North and West Remote Health
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