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Director of Care / Nursing Facility Manager - Aged Care


Employer: Alzheimers QLD
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Aged Care & Seniors’ Rights, Care & Support Work, Executive & Senior Management, Management, Nursing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 11 February, 2019.

  • Seeking a well-respected leader within Aged Care
  • Permanent full time position - Inner Brisbane
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits and a fully funded motor vehicle
  • Make a difference to the lives of elderly Australians living in residential care

About Us

Formed in 1983, Alzheimer's Association Queensland (AAQ) is one of Queensland's leading not-for-profit organisations helping maintain the quality of life for the frail aged and people diagnosed with dementia. We currently have over 400 specialist staff at AAQ and continuously growing.

Our residential services aim to optimise health and provide high quality care for older people, people approaching frailty and people with dementia. We are passionate about creating homes where older people feel in control, as well as, valued, connected and independent. We aim to provide home-like environments which are socially engaging and exciting. A place that values yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Career Opportunity

Leading an experienced and dedicated team at our residential facility located within inner Brisbane Queensland, you will have full ownership to oversee the operations of the facility. This includes instilling a high awareness culture to ensure our residents receive the highest class of respectful care.

This open plan facility allows ease of physical and visual access to optimise everyday living experiences, promoting independence and mirroring home life.

As the Director of Care, you will be reporting to the CEO and be well supported by the other AQ senior managers.

Your primary focus will be to lead the residential care and clinical care teams including business and workforce planning and systems to ensure effective service delivery and quality of care. This includes overseeing the facility operations in all matters relating to standard of care, legislative requirements, staffing, finances, accreditation and business operations.

Requirements for Success

  • Post graduate level qualification in health management, business or related field (a Registered Nurse with unrestricted AHPRA registration is essential)
  • Significant senior management experience in aged care or related residential clinical care management
  • Strong track record in leading resident-centred, quality and compliant services to improve the well-being of the frail aged
  • A track record in innovation, service design and improvement and leading change
  • Demonstrated ability to lead business and resource planning and deliver outcomes on time and within budget
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and experience, together with the ability to advocate and influence stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience in people management, coaching, mentoring and professional development of others
  • Understanding of the ACFI process, the Single Quality Framework and Quality & Accreditation standards

Culture & Benefits

A career with AAQ will offer a rewarding experience to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values and philosophy of care.

To ensure our employees feel valued and empowered we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Salary Sacrifice grossed up to $30,000 per annum
  • Competitive remuneration package on offer including access to salary sacrifice as a NFP
  • Fully funded motor vehicle
  • Ongoing training & professional development opportunities
How to apply for this job

To apply for this job go to: "aqld.recruitmenthub.com.au" & enter ref code: 4521797

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter online including 2 contactable professional references addressed to the HR Manager.

Confidential enquiries most welcome, please contact Simone Watson, HR Manager on 07 3422 3000.

Shortlisting for this role will commence before application closing date.

AAQ Website: www.alzheimersonline.org.

Applications close 11 February 2019.