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Centre Manager - Aged Care - Central QLD Relocation Assistance - Rockhampton

The Salvation Army
  • Warm and inviting Aged Care Centre - award winning not for profit organisation
  • Opportunity for an experienced Aged Care manager - be responsible for clinical and operational performance
  • Close knit management team and support from head office
  • Seeking an experienced and passionate leader with a background in aged care, who is committed to best care outcomes for our residents.
  • Relocation assistance on offer and retention bonus

About Us

The Salvation Army (TSA) Aged Care currently operates 2000 residential care places across 20 residential aged care facilities, seven retirement villages and approximately 480 Commonwealth Home Care Packages. 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 are seeking an inspiring leader for our Bethesda Aged Care Centre that is located in Central Queensland and is just a few kilometres south-west of the city centre Rockhampton.

This single level residential aged care centre, that is home to 50 residents, is surrounded by gardens and throughout the centre there is plenty of natural light. Offering all levels of care including short term respite care, it is a lively centre with a strong sense of community among both the staff and residents.

The Centre Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the centre, supported closely by an experienced Clinical Coordonator and a multidisciplinary team of care staff. Areas of responsibility include compliance, staff management, financial management, occupancy and ACFI elements to support the needs of our residents. You will be supported by, and collaborate with, our Support Services team and specialist professionals in aged care.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse through AHPRA
  • Demonstrated financial management experience in successfully managing a large residential aged care home or similar.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal/communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to lead staff in the achievement of organisational goals and objectives within a team environment.
  • Knowledge of all relevant legislation, regulatory requirements, Professional Standards and Guidelines applicable to work role and willingness to work within same.
  • Demonstrated industry knowledge with emphasis on business performance including ACFI, occupancy, people management and budget controls
  • A desire to maintain and improve standards whilst understanding the need for strong financial stewardship and business performance
  • Knowledge and understanding of administrative processes, systems and service delivery.


  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits (save on tax)
  • Excellent salary with relocation assistance and generous retention bonus
  • 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

For a confidential discussion please contact Myreen Bevan on 0455 133 096

This role is available immediately and we will be shortlisting applications upon receipt.

Offers of employment will be subject to a National Criminal History Check as per Police Certificate Guidelines for Aged Care Providers.

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