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Care Manager - Aged Care - Adelaide

The Salvation Army
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Hands-on leadership role - manage a multi-disciplinary care team
  • Report to and work closely with an experienced Centre Manager
  • Leading not for profit aged care provider - access to salary packaging Are you a Registered Nurse, with strong clinical skills and broad managerial competency, wanting to take your career to the next level?

START YOUR CAREER WITH THE SALVATION ARMY TODAY!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and a broad range of Community Care Programs. 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 currently have a vacancy for a Clinical Care Manager at our Linsell Lodge Aged Care Centre, a warm and inviting home to 95 residents, located in Angle Park, Adelaide.

In the role of Care Manager, you will be an advocate for clinical excellence and be willing to ensure a homely and loving environment by providing care with compassion, integrity and dignity. Reporting to and working closely with an experienced Centre Manager, this position is an opportunity to demonstrate and develop your people management skills in a senior clinical role.

Working with a passionate clinical team, you will be a mentor and hands on leader willing to share your expertise to ensure excellence in care for our residents and to encourage the development of other future leaders.

The position will also hold accountability for and consideration of budgetary requirements, continuous improvement, ACFI, education and statutory requirements. You will be supported by an experienced Centre Manager who will work closely with you, while giving you the autonomy to oversee clinical governance within the centre.

About You

To be successful in this role, ideally you will have:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote, support and model the values and ethos of The Salvation Army and to facilitate pastoral support where required
  • Previous experience in a clinical management role, Aged Care experience preferred
  • Understanding of Aged Care legislation and industry accreditation standards
  • Knowledge of ACFI and experience in optimising funding relevant to resident care needs
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with all stakeholders including residents, families and staff as well as external
  • Hands on leader with a "can do" attitude - willingness and ability to lead by example
  • Passionate, resilient and proactive leader
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical expertise - be an advocate for clinical excellence and promote continuous improvement
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and be part of a team
  • Current unrestricted registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

WE OFFER

  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance program

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications will be reviewed on receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job offers will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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