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Operations / Residential Manager - BaptistCare


Employer: Michael Page
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Health Care & Allied Health, Management, Operations & Risk Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 12 September, 2017.
Applications close: 22 October, 2017. (Expired)

  • Not-for-Profit Christian based care organisation
  • Senior Leadership Role

About Our Client

BaptistCare is a leading not-for-profit Christian based care organisation that has been serving the aged and people living with disadvantage for over 70 years. From humble beginnings in 1944, BaptistCare has grown into one of the nation's most respected care providers, employing more than 3,600 staff and now supporting thousands of people across NSW and the ACT through more than 160 facilities and programs.

BaptistCare believe that each person is unique, loved by God, and worthy of respect, dignity and inclusion. By respecting this individuality, BaptistCare create strong and caring communities that value personal wellbeing - and each other. When this respect is shared, it has the potential to transform lives.

BaptistCare are seeking an experienced Operations Manager or Residential Manager to manage their state of the art ACT centre. The 160 bed Griffith Centre is Canberra's newest residential aged care centre. Conveniently located near the CBD, Lake Burley Griffin, shopping precincts and local parks this energy efficient and environmentally sustainable building has been designed to ensure BaptistCare can meet the care needs of the local community now and in to the future. BaptistCare Griffith is an innovative and modern looking facility, built to cater for people with low care, high care and dementia care needs. The facility also offers extra services; a premium range of lifestyle choices that clients might expect to find in a hotel. Some of these extra services include an increased range of meal choices, superior accommodation and other premium personal services.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Regional Operations Manager, you will have total overall responsibility for the strategic planning, financial management, service growth and day to day operations of the Griffith Centre. With passion and respect, you will drive and manage an experienced nursing team totalling 160 people, with a budget in excess of $12 million. Delivering high quality and innovative Aged Care Services for clients and colleagues, you will take pride in being recognised as setting industry standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Full and total strategic, business, financial, marketing and people management of the Griffith Centre
  • The identification and development of new on-site allied health service opportunities and ventures
  • Effective work force management planning, coaching, training and development
  • Governance and legislative management and accreditation
  • Monitoring, assessment and contractual management of third party service providers

The Successful Applicant

You will be a highly motivated and driven individual with business, commercial and people management experience gained within a Residential Aged Care Facility or similar Allied Health environment. You will be degree qualified in Nursing or Allied Health. You will hold or be working towards a Health Management qualification or equivalent. You will have demonstrable experience in driving change, budget and KPI management, leading a diverse workforce and third party contract management. Additionally you will have knowledge of the Commonwealth Aged Care Act 1997, Aged Care funding model and Accreditation Standards.

Very importantly, you will be actively involved in a Christian Church, will be able to work within and promote the BaptistCare Purpose and Values Statement, including leading devotions and prayers and speaking on behalf of BaptistCare at external gatherings and services

What's on Offer

Your commitment and passion to deliver the highest quality Aged Care Services that are consistent with BaptistCare purpose and values will be rewarded with an executive package and a progressive career within the ACT and NSW.

How to apply for this job

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