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Clinical Nurse Manager - Aged Care

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane

About Us

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan. We are the largest, most comprehensive Aboriginal Medical Health Service in Queensland.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, mums and bubs programs, an aged care facility, family and child safety services, foster and kinship care, social and emotional wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a youth service.

We have five core values which shape the way that we work:

  • Community
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Quality
  • Accountability

“Our vision for the future is to deliver healthy, connected Indigenous urban communities.”

To do this we are focusing on five strategic priorities:

  • Champion healthy individuals and thriving families
  • Build a strong and sustainable future
  • Innovation and excellence
  • Our partners
  • Our people  

Jimbelunga was established in 1994 to provide culturally appropriate, quality care for all our Aboriginal, SI & wider community aged care residents. Allied health services compliment cares being provided in a homelike environment.

To find out more about Jimbelunga take a look at our website: https://jimbelunga.org.au/

About the Role

Role Functions

The Clinical Nurse Manager will supervise personal care to our residents by other staff and have a thorough understanding of clinical care in accordance to ACFI requirements. Furthermore the Clinical Nurse Manager will assist the other Managers in their absence and manage the day-to-day functioning of the Nursing Centre so that it continues to operate in a manner that is resident centred in accordance with ATSICHS Board of Management objectives, within legislative and regulatory requirements.

Organisational Contributions

The role will assist the Director of Nursing in developing, implementing and reviewing strategies, policies and procedures as well as keep abreast of industry trends and changes in order to provide relevant and useful advice. The role will also manage the nursing unit staff particularly in providing operational leadership and support.

Contribute to the Development of a Flourishing Team

Support fellow staff and provide effective leadership, guidance and support in a team environment to build collegiality and a sense of belonging within the team and ATSICHS family. Staff will actively participate in team activities and contribute to a flourishing workplace culture that promotes the ethos and values of ATSICHS Brisbane as a long standing Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation.

About you


  • Minimum Bachelor in Nursing.
  • Unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority (AHPRA).
  • Minimum one (1) years’ experience in managing a team in a Team Leader, Supervisor or similar role.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of State and Federal Aged Care Legislation.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet targets and performance outcomes.
  • Ability to lead, guide and manage people including the implementation of cultural change and change management opportunities.
  • Ability to support and manage a continuous improvement model for achieving outcomes.
  • Decisive listening, influencing and persuasive skills.
  • Working with Children’s Card (Blue Card) or be eligible to apply.
  • Must have "National Criminal History Record Check" or "National Police Certificate" prior to commencing.

Desirable, but not mandatory:

  • Previous experience of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
  • Previous experience in overseeing and coordinating Aged Care processes and procedures.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we offer

  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated lease.
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's leading Aboriginal Medical Services.
  • Competitive remuneration;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service.

How to apply

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